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GetBodies3 Method (IComponent2)

Gets the bodies in the component.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetBodies3( _
   ByVal BodyType As Integer, _
   ByRef BodiesInfo As Object _
) As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IComponent2
Dim BodyType As Integer
Dim BodiesInfo As Object
Dim value As Object
value = instance.GetBodies3(BodyType, BodiesInfo)
object GetBodies3( 
   int BodyType,
   out object BodiesInfo
Object^ GetBodies3( 
&   int BodyType,
&   [Out] Object^ BodiesInfo



Type of body as defined by swBodyType_e

Array of information about the returned bodies as defined in swBodyInfo_e

Return Value

Array of bodies in the component



This method only supports solid and surface bodies.


This method and the now obsolete IComponent2::GetBodies2 methods support lightweight components. The now obsolete IComponent2::GetBodies does not.


In addition to returning an array of the bodies in a component, this method also returns an array containing information about those bodies that indicates whether the bodies are normal or user bodies. User bodies are original component bodies that have been modified in an assembly (e.g., a normal component body is cut in the assembly, resulting in two user component bodies). User bodies are not created for surface bodies.


See Also


SolidWorks 2009 SP4, Revision Number 17.4

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