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Get Areas of MidSurface Faces (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get the areas of mid-surface faces.

'--------------------------------

' Preconditions: Part document open, and

'                part contains a mid-surface feature, which

'                is selected.

'

' Postconditions: None.

'--------------------------------

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics

 

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

 

    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Dim swFace As Face2

    Dim swFeat As Feature

    Dim swMidSurf As MidSurface3

    Dim faces As Object

    Dim count As Integer

    Dim index As Integer

 

    Public Sub main()

 

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)

        swMidSurf = swFeat.GetSpecificFeature2()

 

        count = swMidSurf.GetFaceCount

        Debug.Print("Number of faces for midsurface feature: " & count)

 

        faces = swMidSurf.GetFaces

 

        For index = LBound(faces) To UBound(faces)

            swFace = faces(index)

            Debug.Print("Area of face of midsurface feature" & swFace.GetArea)

        Next index

 

    End Sub

 

    ''' <summary>

    ''' The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks

 

End Class



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