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InsertTableDrivenPattern Method (IFeatureManager)

Inserts a table-driven pattern of the selected features, faces, or bodies.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertTableDrivenPattern( _
   ByVal FileName As String, _
   ByVal PointVar As Object, _
   ByVal UseCentrod As Boolean, _
   ByVal GeomPatt As Boolean _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim FileName As String
Dim PointVar As Object
Dim UseCentrod As Boolean
Dim GeomPatt As Boolean
Dim value As Feature
 
value = instance.InsertTableDrivenPattern(FileName, PointVar, UseCentrod, GeomPatt)
C# 
Feature InsertTableDrivenPattern( 
   string FileName,
   object PointVar,
   bool UseCentrod,
   bool GeomPatt
)
C++/CLI 
Feature^ InsertTableDrivenPattern( 
&   String^ FileName,
&   Object^ PointVar,
&   bool UseCentrod,
&   bool GeomPatt
) 

Parameters

FileName

Name of the file that has the coordinates information; can be an empty string

PointVar

Array of x, y coordinates of the points

UseCentrod

True to use the centroid of the seed feature, face, or body, or false to use another point as the reference point

GeomPatt

True to pattern the geometry, false to not

Return Value

Pointer to the IFeature object

Remarks

You can specify the coordinates of the input points using a .sldptab file.

The file coordinates are specified along with units. The points can also be specified in the PointArr argument. Because each point has two coordinates (x, y), the size of PointArr is 2*count. The value in the array should be in system units.

This method requires selecting the required input entities using the proper selection marks:

  • Coordinate system 16

  • Seed feature 4

  • Seed face 128

  • Seed body 256

  • Reference point 32

If centroid is not used, then you must specify a reference point.

See the SolidWorks Help for more information about table-driven patterns.

 

See Also

Availability

SolidWorks 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0


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