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GetFirstFaceArray Method (IMidSurface3)

Gets the first face and the thickness between the faces.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetFirstFaceArray( _
   ByRef Thickness As Double _
) As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IMidSurface3
Dim Thickness As Double
Dim value As Object
value = instance.GetFirstFaceArray(Thickness)
object GetFirstFaceArray( 
   out double Thickness
Object^ GetFirstFaceArray( 
&   [Out] double Thickness


Thickness between the faces

Return Value

First face


A separator is needed between the front faces and back faces. Thus, a NULL always exists between the front and back faces.


For example, if there are five faces in the model, then the mid-surface has five faces. To get the five faces:

At each call, the data is arranged as follows if there is one front face in the array:  

[Neutral face], [front face], NULL, [back face]

If there are more than one front face in the array, then the data is arranged as follows:

[Neutral face], [front face1, front face2], NULL, [back face1, back face2]


To get the next face from the original paired faces, call IMidSurface3::GetNextFaceArray.


See Also


SolidWorks 2009 FCS, Revision Number 17.0

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