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SelectionManager.cpp Written in C++/CLI

// SelectionManager.cpp : main project file

// Gets the selected objects in the active model document


#include "stdafx.h"


using namespace System;


// Add the SolidWorks pPrimary interop assemblies to the references

using namespace SolidWorks::Interop::sldworks;

using namespace SolidWorks::Interop::swconst;


int main(array<System::String ^> ^args)



ISldWorks^    swApp;


swApp = gcnew SldWorksClass;


if (! swApp) {




swApp->UserControl = true;

swApp->Visible = true;


IModelDoc2^  swModel;


swModel = swApp->IActiveDoc2;


if (! swModel) {




String^            strModelTitle;

swDocumentTypes_e  nDocumentType;


strModelTitle = swModel->GetTitle();

nDocumentType = (swDocumentTypes_e)swModel->GetType();


ISelectionMgr^     swSelectionManager;

swSelectType_e     nSelectionType;

Object^            swSelectedObject;

IFace2^            swFace;

IEdge^             swEdge;


swSelectionManager = swModel->ISelectionManager;


for (int i = 1; i <= swSelectionManager->GetSelectedObjectCount2(-1); i++) {

swSelectedObject = swSelectionManager->GetSelectedObject6(i, -1);

nSelectionType = (swSelectType_e)swSelectionManager->GetSelectedObjectType3(i, -1);

switch (nSelectionType) {

case swSelectType_e::swSelFACES:

swFace =  (Face2^)swSelectedObject;


case swSelectType_e::swSelEDGES:

swEdge = (Edge^)swSelectedObject;







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