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GetShellType Method (IFace2)

Gets the shell type for this face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetShellType() As Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim value As Integer
value = instance.GetShellType()
int GetShellType()
int GetShellType(); 

Return Value

Shell type:

  • 0 = Open shell. For example, a face that belongs to a sheet (surface) body or reference surface.

  • 1 = Internal shell. For example, a face that belongs to a cavity. Face helps define an internal volume.

  • 2 = External shell. For example, a typical face on a solid body (helps "hold in" the body mass). This includes all external faces (faces belonging to bosses, pockets, holes, and so on).


See Also


SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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