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IGetTessTriangles Method (IFace2)

Gets the triangles that make up the shaded picture tessellation for this face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetTessTriangles( _
   ByVal NoConversion As Boolean _
) As Single
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim NoConversion As Boolean
Dim value As Single
value = instance.IGetTessTriangles(NoConversion)
float IGetTessTriangles( 
   bool NoConversion
float IGetTessTriangles( 
&   bool NoConversion



True prohibits conversion to user units from system units, false does not

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to array of floats (see Remarks)
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported
  • See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.


    These triangles are intended for graphics display purposes and do not represent a tessellation that can be used, for example, by a machining application. If you need the kind of accuracy associated with a machining product, traverse the body faces and extract the topology and geometry data to create your own faceting.

    The format of the returned data is:

    float x, y, z - First point in meters

    float x, y, z - Second point in meters

    float x, y, z - Third point in meters

    where this data repeats itself for each of the triangles on this face.

    The total size of the data is [ 9 x sizeof(float) x (number of triangles) ].


    See Also


    SolidWorks 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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