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Need macro to zoomfit trimetric, and some more..

Question asked by Flemming Nielsen on Aug 12, 2014
Latest reply on Aug 19, 2014 by Flemming Nielsen

Dear All,

 

I'm having a DriveWorks project, where we need to save a screendump.png file of an assembly to a DrwiveWorks specified folder.

I manged to to get the below to work copying and pasting from different sources.

This seems to work, but I'm having trouble to get the model view correct.

 

I tried recording a new macro and do a trimetric zoom to fit, and inserted it as seen below. This however don't work.

 

Is there a friendly code expert who can help me explaining the three lines in bold below? I searcehd API help without luck.

 

Thx,

Flemming

 

Sub Main()

 

    ' Get SolidWorks

    Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

 

    ' Get the currently open document

    Dim model As ModelDoc2

    Set model = swApp.IActiveDoc2

    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc

    Part.ViewZoomtofit2

    Part.ShowNamedView2 "*Trimetric", 1

 

    ' Get the "general", i.e. non-configuration specific, custom property manager

    Dim cpm As CustomPropertyManager

    Set cpm = model.Extension.CustomPropertyManager("")

 

    ' Get the custom property called SaveLocation

    Dim saveLocation As String

    saveLocation = cpm.Get("SaveLocation")

 

    ' Save the file to the new location

    ' and change the extension

    Dim Extension As String

    Extension = Mid(saveLocation, InStrRev(saveLocation, "."))

    saveLocation = Replace(saveLocation, Extension, ".png")

    Extension = ".png"

    Dim version As swSaveAsVersion_e

    Dim options As swSaveAsOptions_e

    Dim errors As Long

    Dim warnings As Long

    Dim result As Boolean

  

    result = model.Extension.SaveAs(saveLocation, version, options, Nothing, errors, warnings)

  

End Sub

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