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InsertCutSwept3 Method (IFeatureManager)

Inserts a swept cut.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertCutSwept3( _
   ByVal Propagate As Boolean, _
   ByVal Alignment As Boolean, _
   ByVal TwistCtrlOption As Short, _
   ByVal KeepTangency As Boolean, _
   ByVal BAdvancedSmoothing As Boolean, _
   ByVal StartMatchingType As Short, _
   ByVal EndMatchingType As Short, _
   ByVal IsThinBody As Boolean, _
   ByVal Thickness1 As Double, _
   ByVal Thickness2 As Double, _
   ByVal ThinType As Short, _
   ByVal PathAlign As Short, _
   ByVal UseFeatScope As Boolean, _
   ByVal UseAutoSelect As Boolean, _
   ByVal TwistAngle As Double, _
   ByVal BMergeSmoothFaces As Boolean _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim Propagate As Boolean
Dim Alignment As Boolean
Dim TwistCtrlOption As Short
Dim KeepTangency As Boolean
Dim BAdvancedSmoothing As Boolean
Dim StartMatchingType As Short
Dim EndMatchingType As Short
Dim IsThinBody As Boolean
Dim Thickness1 As Double
Dim Thickness2 As Double
Dim ThinType As Short
Dim PathAlign As Short
Dim UseFeatScope As Boolean
Dim UseAutoSelect As Boolean
Dim TwistAngle As Double
Dim BMergeSmoothFaces As Boolean
Dim value As Feature
 
value = instance.InsertCutSwept3(Propagate, Alignment, TwistCtrlOption, KeepTangency, BAdvancedSmoothing, StartMatchingType, EndMatchingType, IsThinBody, Thickness1, Thickness2, ThinType, PathAlign, UseFeatScope, UseAutoSelect, TwistAngle, BMergeSmoothFaces)
C# 
Feature InsertCutSwept3( 
   bool Propagate,
   bool Alignment,
   short TwistCtrlOption,
   bool KeepTangency,
   bool BAdvancedSmoothing,
   short StartMatchingType,
   short EndMatchingType,
   bool IsThinBody,
   double Thickness1,
   double Thickness2,
   short ThinType,
   short PathAlign,
   bool UseFeatScope,
   bool UseAutoSelect,
   double TwistAngle,
   bool BMergeSmoothFaces
)
C++/CLI 
Feature^ InsertCutSwept3( 
&   bool Propagate,
&   bool Alignment,
&   short TwistCtrlOption,
&   bool KeepTangency,
&   bool BAdvancedSmoothing,
&   short StartMatchingType,
&   short EndMatchingType,
&   bool IsThinBody,
&   double Thickness1,
&   double Thickness2,
&   short ThinType,
&   short PathAlign,
&   bool UseFeatScope,
&   bool UseAutoSelect,
&   double TwistAngle,
&   bool BMergeSmoothFaces
) 

Parameters

Propagate
True propagates the swept cut to the next edge, false causes the swept cut to occur only on the selected edge; to propagate to the next edge, the next edge must be tangent to the current edge
Alignment
If the curve used to sweep goes from one face to another or from one edge to another, then passing True causes the sweep to cut completely through the end faces of the cut, false causes the swept cut to begin and end perpendicular to the sweep curve; therefore, it may not break through the two end faces of the body being cut
TwistCtrlOption
Twist control options as defined by swTwistControlType_e
KeepTangency
If the sweep section has tangent segments, True to cause the corresponding surfaces in the resulting sweep to be tangent, false to not
BAdvancedSmoothing
If the sweep section has circular or elliptical arcs, True to approximate the sections and smooth the surfaces, false to not
StartMatchingType
Tangency type as defined by swTangencyType_e
EndMatchingType
Tangency type as defined by swTangencyType_e
IsThinBody
True if this feature is a thin body, false if not
Thickness1
Thickness value for the first direction
Thickness2
Thickness value for the second direction
ThinType
Thin wall type as defined byswThinWallType_e
PathAlign
Align path type (see Remarks)
UseFeatScope
True if the feature only affects selected bodies, false if the feature affects all bodies
UseAutoSelect
True to automatically select all bodies and have the feature affect those bodies, false to select the bodies the feature affects (see Remarks)
TwistAngle
If twistCtrlOption set to swTwistControlConstantTwistAlongPath, then specify end twist angle
BMergeSmoothFaces

True to merge smooth faces, false to not

Return Value

Pointer to the IFeature object

Remarks

Use IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 to select the profile and sweep curves. The mark for:

  • 1 = Profile selection

  • 2 = Guide-curve selection, if provided

  • 4 = Sweep path

The \PpathAlign argument is available when TwistCtrlOption is set to 0 and can take one of these values:

  • 0 = None; no correction (default)

  • 2 = Direction vector; a plane, planar face, or line defines the path

  • 3 = All faces; includes neighboring faces

When UseAutoSelect is false, the user must select the bodies that the feature will affect.

When using cut or cavity features that result in multiple bodies, you cannot select to keep all of the resulting bodies or one or more selected bodies.

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 2005 FCS, Revision Number 13.0


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