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Create a Structural-Member Group Example (C#)

This example shows how to create structural-member groups for weldment features.

// --------------------------------------------------------------------------

// Preconditions:

// 1. Ensure that the specified weldment profile and path exist.

// 2. If necessary, modify the path in both InsertStructuralWeldment3 methods.

//

// Postconditions:

// 1. Two structural-member features are created.

// 2. Each feature consists of one structural-member group of two

//    sketch segments.

// 3. Inspect the Immediate Window for information.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace CreateStructureMemberGroup_CSharp.csproj

{

    partial class SolidWorksMacro

    {

        ModelDoc2 Part;

        bool boolstatus;

        FeatureManager FeatMgr;

        SelectionMgr SelMgr;

        Feature swWeldFeat;

        StructuralMemberFeatureData swWeldFeatData;

 

        public void Main()

        {

            string MacroFolder = null;

            MacroFolder = swApp.GetCurrentMacroPathFolder();

            swApp.SetCurrentWorkingDirectory(MacroFolder);

            string Template = null;

            Template = swApp.GetUserPreferenceStringValue((int)swUserPreferenceStringValue_e.swDefaultTemplatePart);

            Part = (ModelDoc2)swApp.NewDocument(Template, 0, 0, 0);

            FeatMgr = Part.FeatureManager;

            SelMgr = (SelectionMgr)Part.SelectionManager;

            Part.ClearSelection2(true);

            object vSkLines = null;

            vSkLines = Part.SketchManager.CreateCornerRectangle(-0.1872393706766, 0.1133237194389, 0, -0.07003610048208, 0.009188409684237, 0);

            Part.ClearSelection2(true);

            vSkLines = Part.SketchManager.CreateCornerRectangle(0.06513561531715, 0.03369083550887, 0, 0.1807053904567, -0.08106219210316, 0);

            Part.ClearSelection2(true);

            Part.SketchManager.InsertSketch(true);

            Part.ViewZoomtofit2();

            Feature myFeature = default(Feature);

            myFeature = Part.FeatureManager.InsertWeldmentFeature();

            StructuralMemberGroup Group1 = default(StructuralMemberGroup);

            Group1 = FeatMgr.CreateStructuralMemberGroup();

            SketchSegment[] segments1 = new SketchSegment[2];

            StructuralMemberGroup[] GroupArray1 = new StructuralMemberGroup[1];

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line1@Sketch1", "EXTSKETCHSEGMENT", -0.1495427140733, 0.1133237194389, 0, false, 0, null, 0);

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line2@Sketch1", "EXTSKETCHSEGMENT", -0.1872393706766, 0.08238014634844, 0, true, 0, null, 0);

            segments1[0] = (SketchSegment)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);

            segments1[1] = (SketchSegment)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(2, 0);

            Group1.Segments = segments1;

            GroupArray1[0] = Group1;

            myFeature = Part.FeatureManager.InsertStructuralWeldment3("C:\\Program Files\\SolidWorks Corp\\SolidWorks\\data\\weldment profiles\\ansi inch\\c channel\\3 x 5.sldlfp", 1, 0, false, GroupArray1);

            Part.ClearSelection2(true);

            StructuralMemberGroup Group2 = default(StructuralMemberGroup);

            Group2 = FeatMgr.CreateStructuralMemberGroup();

            SketchSegment[] segments2 = new SketchSegment[2];

            StructuralMemberGroup[] GroupArray2 = new StructuralMemberGroup[1];

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line5@Sketch1", "EXTSKETCHSEGMENT", 0.1185825251083, 0.03369083550887, 0, false, 0, null, 0);

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line6@Sketch1", "EXTSKETCHSEGMENT", 0.06513561531715, -0.02774616865332, 0, true, 0, null, 0);

            segments2[0] = (SketchSegment)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);

            segments2[1] = (SketchSegment)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(2, 0);

            Group2.Segments = segments2;

            GroupArray2[0] = Group2;

            myFeature = Part.FeatureManager.InsertStructuralWeldment3("C:\\Program Files\\SolidWorks Corp\\SolidWorks\\data\\weldment profiles\\ansi inch\\c channel\\3 x 5.sldlfp", 1, 0, false, GroupArray2);

            Part.ClearSelection2(true);

            // Get Group Information

            StructuralMemberGroup Group = default(StructuralMemberGroup);

            Object[] vGroups = null;

            Object[] vSegments = null;

            SketchSegment skSegment = default(SketchSegment);

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Structural Member1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);

            swWeldFeat = (Feature)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);

            swWeldFeatData = (StructuralMemberFeatureData)swWeldFeat.GetDefinition();

            swWeldFeatData.AccessSelections(Part, null);

            Debug.Print("");

            Debug.Print("Groups Count : " + swWeldFeatData.GetGroupsCount());

            Debug.Print(" Feature Name : " + swWeldFeat.Name);

            vGroups = (Object[])swWeldFeatData.Groups;

            long i = 0;

            long j = 0;

            for (i = vGroups.GetLowerBound(0); i <= vGroups.GetUpperBound(0); i++)

            {

                Group = (StructuralMemberGroup)vGroups[i];

                Debug.Print(" Segment Count in Group " + i + 1 + " : " + Group.GetSegmentsCount());

                Debug.Print(" Rotational angle of group: " + Group.Angle.ToString());

                vSegments = (Object[])Group.Segments;

                for (j = vSegments.GetLowerBound(0); j <= vSegments.GetUpperBound(0); j++)

                {

                    skSegment = (SketchSegment)vSegments[j];

                    skSegment.Select(false);

                }

            }

            swWeldFeatData.ReleaseSelectionAccess();

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Structural Member2", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);

            swWeldFeat = (Feature)SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0);

            swWeldFeatData = (StructuralMemberFeatureData)swWeldFeat.GetDefinition();

            swWeldFeatData.AccessSelections(Part, null);

            Debug.Print("");

            Debug.Print("Groups Count : " + swWeldFeatData.GetGroupsCount());

            Debug.Print(" Feature Name : " + swWeldFeat.Name);

            vGroups = (Object[])swWeldFeatData.Groups;

            for (i = vGroups.GetLowerBound(0); i <= vGroups.GetUpperBound(0); i++)

            {

                Group = (StructuralMemberGroup)vGroups[i];

                Debug.Print(" Segment Count in Group " + i + 1 + " : " + Group.GetSegmentsCount());

                Debug.Print(" Rotational angle of group: " + Group.Angle.ToString());

                vSegments = (Object[])Group.Segments;

                for (j = vSegments.GetLowerBound(0); j <= vSegments.GetUpperBound(0); j++)

                {

                    skSegment = (SketchSegment)vSegments[j];

                    skSegment.Select(false);

                }

            }

            swWeldFeatData.ReleaseSelectionAccess();

        }

        public SldWorks swApp;

    }

}



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