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GetFaces Method (IFeature)

Gets the faces in this feature.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetFaces() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeature
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetFaces()
System.object GetFaces()
System.Object^ GetFaces(); 

Return Value

Array of faces



A face:

  • is the result of evaluating a feature.

  • can be owned by several features.

This method returns all of the faces owned by a feature. This is different from the faces highlighted in the user interface when the feature is selected. The user interface filters out multiple feature faces. This filter is only for display purposes.


  • This method does not return any faces for draft features because draft features do not create any new faces. Drafting only modifies existing faces.

  • The number of faces for rolled hems is 0 because all of the faces belong to the children bends.

To filter out multiple feature faces, call IFace2::GetFeature or IFace2::IGetFeature. Only the oldest feature from the face is returned; that is, the first owning feature in the FeatureManager design tree.


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