Hide Table of Contents

Get Part's Feature Statistics Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the statistics of all of the features in a part document.


// Preconditions: Part document with features is open.


// Postconditions: None



using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace GetFeatureStatisticsForPart_CSharp.csproj


    partial class SolidWorksMacro


        public void Main()


            FeatureStatistics swFeatStat = default(FeatureStatistics);

            FeatureManager swFeatMgr = default(FeatureManager);

            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

            String[] featnames = null;

            Int32[] feattypes = null;

            Object[] features = null;

            Double[] featureUpdateTimes = null;

            Double[] featureUpdatePercentTimes = null;

            int iter = 0;

            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager;

            swFeatStat = swFeatMgr.FeatureStatistics;


            Debug.Print("Model name: " + swFeatStat.PartName);

            Debug.Print(" Number of features: " + swFeatStat.FeatureCount);

            Debug.Print(" Number of solid bodies: " + swFeatStat.SolidBodiesCount);

            Debug.Print(" Number of surface bodies: " + swFeatStat.SurfaceBodiesCount);

            Debug.Print(" Total rebuild time: " + swFeatStat.TotalRebuildTime);


            features = (Object[])swFeatStat.Features;

            featnames = (String[])swFeatStat.FeatureNames;

            feattypes = (Int32[])swFeatStat.FeatureTypes;

            featureUpdateTimes = (Double[])swFeatStat.FeatureUpdateTimes;

            featureUpdatePercentTimes = (Double[])swFeatStat.FeatureUpdatePercentageTimes;

            if ((featnames != null))


                for (iter = 0; iter <= featnames.GetUpperBound(0); iter++)


                    Debug.Print(" Feature name: " + featnames[iter]);

                    Debug.Print(" Feature created: " + ((Feature)features[iter]).DateCreated);

                    Debug.Print(" Feature type as defined in sw_SelectType_e: " + feattypes[iter]);

                    Debug.Print(" Update time: " + featureUpdateTimes[iter]);

                    Debug.Print(" Update % time: " + featureUpdatePercentTimes[iter]);





        public SldWorks swApp;



Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Get Part's Feature Statistics Example (C#)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2013 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.