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Create and Modify Move Face Feature Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a Move Face feature by translating a face on a part and then how to modify that Move Face feature.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------

// Preconditions:

// 1. The specified SolidWorks document exists

//    on your system.

// 2. Set a break point at the OpenDoc6 statement.

// 3. Step through (press F8) the macro.

//

// Postconditions: A Move Face feature is created and then

// modified.

//

// NOTE: Because the specified SolidWorks document is used by

//       a SolidWorks online tutorial, do not save any changes

//       when closing the document.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

 

namespace InsertMoveFace2FeatureManagerCSharp.csproj

{

    public partial class SolidWorksMacro

    {

        public void Main()

        {

            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt = default(ModelDocExtension);

            FeatureManager swFeatMgr = default(FeatureManager);

            Feature swFeat = default(Feature);

            MoveFaceFeatureData swMoveFaceFeat = default(MoveFaceFeatureData);

            double[] transParams = null;

            bool boolstatus = false;

            double[] triadParams = new double[3];

            int fileerror = 0;

            int filewarning = 0;

 

            // Open the SolidWorks document

            swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Program Files\\SolidWorks Corp\\SolidWorks\\samples\\tutorial\\assemblymates\\knee.sldprt", (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", ref fileerror, ref filewarning);

 

            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension;

            swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager;

 

            // Translation parameters

            triadParams[0] = 0;

            triadParams[1] = 0.05;

            triadParams[2] = 0;

            transParams = triadParams;

 

            // Select face to move

            boolstatus = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("", "FACE", 0.04239074672171, 0.01587499999999, 0.3283508339712, false, 1, null, 0);

 

            // Create the Move Face feature by

            // moving the selected face

            swFeat = (Feature)swFeatMgr.InsertMoveFace2(1, false, 0, 0, (transParams), null);

 

            // Modify the Move Face feature

            swMoveFaceFeat = (MoveFaceFeatureData)swFeat.GetDefinition();

 

            // Roll back the Move Face feature

            swMoveFaceFeat.AccessSelections(swModel, null);

            triadParams[0] = 0;

            triadParams[1] = 0.1;

            triadParams[2] = 0;

            transParams = triadParams;

            swMoveFaceFeat.TriadTranslationParameters = (transParams);

 

            // Roll back the part with the modified Move Face feature             

            swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swMoveFaceFeat, swModel, null);

 

        }

 

        /// <summary>

        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;

 

    }

}



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