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Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

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Does anyone have a good example for turning SolidWorks layers on and off with Visual Basic?  

Thanks

Josh

RE: Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

You should probably post this in the SolidWorks forum. There are plenty of API discussions there.

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RE: Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

I don't have an example, but it should be accessible with the Layer.Visible property.

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RE: Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

Here is a sample that turns off a layer called DIM:

Option Explicit

Sub TurnOffLayer()
    Dim swApp As Object
    Dim Part As Object
    Dim swLayerMgr As Object
    Dim swLayer As Object
    
    Set swApp = CreateObject("SldWorks.Application")
    Set Part = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Set swLayerMgr = Part.GetLayerManager
    Set swLayer = swLayerMgr.GetLayer("DIM")
    swLayer.Visible = False

    Set swLayer = Nothing
    Set swLayerMgr = Nothing
    Set Part = Nothing
    Set swApp = Nothing
End Sub

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RE: Using VB to set SolidWorks layers to visible

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dsi,
Thanks for you help.
joshh

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