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ICreateBlendSurface Method (IBody2)

Creates a constant radius rolling-ball blend surface (also known as a pipe surface) between two side surfaces.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ICreateBlendSurface( _
   ByVal Surface1 As Surface, _
   ByVal Range1 As Double, _
   ByVal Surface2 As Surface, _
   ByVal Range2 As Double, _
   ByRef StartVec As Double, _
   ByRef EndVec As Double, _
   ByVal HaveHelpVec As Integer, _
   ByRef HelpVec As Double, _
   ByVal HaveHelpBox As Integer, _
   ByRef HelpBox As Double _
) As Surface
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim Surface1 As Surface
Dim Range1 As Double
Dim Surface2 As Surface
Dim Range2 As Double
Dim StartVec As Double
Dim EndVec As Double
Dim HaveHelpVec As Integer
Dim HelpVec As Double
Dim HaveHelpBox As Integer
Dim HelpBox As Double
Dim value As Surface
value = instance.ICreateBlendSurface(Surface1, Range1, Surface2, Range2, StartVec, EndVec, HaveHelpVec, HelpVec, HaveHelpBox, HelpBox)
Surface ICreateBlendSurface( 
   Surface Surface1,
   double Range1,
   Surface Surface2,
   double Range2,
   ref double StartVec,
   ref double EndVec,
   int HaveHelpVec,
   ref double HelpVec,
   int HaveHelpBox,
   ref double HelpBox
Surface^ ICreateBlendSurface( 
&   Surface^ Surface1,
&   double Range1,
&   Surface^ Surface2,
&   double Range2,
&   double% StartVec,
&   double% EndVec,
&   int HaveHelpVec,
&   double% HelpVec,
&   int HaveHelpBox,
&   double% HelpBox


First side surface

Signed offset of Surface1

Second side surface

Signed offset of Surface2


Array of 3 doubles representing a point close to the start of the blend spine


Array of 3 doubles representing a point close to the end of the blend spine


Optional; True if help vector is provided


Array of 3 doubles representing the direction of the help vector


Optional; True if box is provided


Array of 6 doubles bounding the area of interest

Return Value

Newly created surface

See Also


SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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