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Export Part to DWG Example (C#)

This example shows how to export sheet metal and annotation views of a part to DWG files.

// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: Open install_dir\samples\HandsOn\weldedcorner\weldedcorner.sldprt.
// Postconditions: Inspect the Immediate Window for the location of
//                 three exported drawings containing:
//                    - flat-pattern sheet metal
//                    - *Current annotation view
//                    - *Front annotation view
// --------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace ExportToDWG2_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

ModelDoc2 swModel;
PartDoc swPart;
string sModelName;
string sPathName;
object varAlignment;
double[] dataAlignment = new double[12];
object varViews;
string[] dataViews = new string[2];

int options;

public void Main()
            swModel = (

            sModelName = swModel.GetPathName();
            sPathName = swModel.GetPathName();
            sPathName = sPathName.Substring(0, sPathName.Length - 6);
            sPathName = sPathName +

            swPart = (

            dataAlignment[0] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[1] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[2] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[3] = 1.0;
            dataAlignment[4] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[5] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[6] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[7] = 1.0;
            dataAlignment[8] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[9] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[10] = 0.0;
            dataAlignment[11] = 1.0;

            varAlignment = dataAlignment;

            dataViews[0] =
            dataViews[1] =

            varViews = dataViews;

//Export each annotation view to a separate drawing file
            swPart.ExportToDWG2(sPathName, sModelName, (int)swExportToDWG_e.swExportToDWG_ExportAnnotationViews, false, varAlignment, false, false, 0, varViews);

//Export sheet metal to a single drawing file
            options = 13;
//0001101 - include flat-pattern geometry, bend lines and sketches
            swPart.ExportToDWG2(sPathName, sModelName, (int)swExportToDWG_e.swExportToDWG_ExportSheetMetal, true, varAlignment, false, false, options, null);

Debug.Print("Inspect DWG files in " + sPathName.Substring(0, sPathName.Length - 16));


public SldWorks swApp;



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