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FeatureScope Property (IThickenFeatureData)

Gets or sets whether to use scope for the thicken feature in a multibody part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Property FeatureScope As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IThickenFeatureData
Dim value As Boolean
instance.FeatureScope = value
value = instance.FeatureScope
bool FeatureScope {get; set;}
property bool FeatureScope {
   bool get();
   void set (bool value);

Return Value


  • TRUE, only the specified bodies in the multibody part are affected by the thicken feature

  • FALSE, all of the bodies in the multibody part are affected by the thicken feature



The thicken feature is expanded along the plane on which the feature is created and affects all or only the specified bodies it intersects.

This property corresponds to the Feature Scope group box on the Thicken Feature PropertyManager. For more information about feature scope, see SolidWorks online user's guide.


See Accessing Selections that Define Features for additional details.

See Also


SolidWorks 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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