Draw border of the active sheet on the specified layer


Sheet border drawn on the layer
Sheet border drawn on the layer

This VBA macro draws a border around the active sheet on the specified layer.

Macro considers sheet scale to calculate the correct coordinates of the border.

Const LAYER_NAME As String = "Border"

Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Sub main()

    Set swApp = Application.SldWorks
    Dim swDraw As SldWorks.DrawingDoc
    Set swDraw = swApp.ActiveDoc
    Dim swSheet As SldWorks.Sheet
    Set swSheet = swDraw.GetCurrentSheet
    Dim vSheetProps As Variant
    vSheetProps = swSheet.GetProperties2()
    Dim sheetScale As Double
    sheetScale = CDbl(vSheetProps(2)) / CDbl(vSheetProps(3))
    Dim width As Double
    Dim height As Double
    swSheet.GetSize width, height
    width = width / sheetScale
    height = height / sheetScale
    Dim swSkMgr As SldWorks.SketchManager
    Set swSkMgr = swDraw.SketchManager
    swSkMgr.AddToDB = True
    CreateLineOnLayer swSkMgr, 0, 0, width, 0, LAYER_NAME
    CreateLineOnLayer swSkMgr, width, 0, width, height, LAYER_NAME
    CreateLineOnLayer swSkMgr, width, height, 0, height, LAYER_NAME
    CreateLineOnLayer swSkMgr, 0, height, 0, 0, LAYER_NAME
    swSkMgr.AddToDB = False
End Sub

Sub CreateLineOnLayer(skMgr As SldWorks.SketchManager, x1 As Double, y1 As Double, x2 As Double, y2 As Double, layerName As String)
    Dim swSkSeg As SldWorks.SketchSegment
    Set swSkSeg = skMgr.CreateLine(x1, y1, 0, x2, y2, 0)
    swSkSeg.Layer = layerName
End Sub

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