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Insert Grid System Feature Example (C#)

This example shows how to insert a Grid System feature into a model.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Verify that the specified Part template exists.
// 2. Ensure that the namespace matches your C# project name.
// Postconditions:
// 1. GridSystem1 is in the FeatureManager design tree.
// 2. GridSystem1 contains Surface-Extrude1, Level1, Level2,

//    and two derived sketches.
// 3. The height of each level of the surface extrude is 50.0 mm.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace InsertGridFeature_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

Feature GridFeature;
ModelDoc2 Part;
ModelView myModelView;
SketchSegment skSegment;
bool boolstatus;
int longstatus;

public void Main()

            swApp.ResetUntitledCount(0, 0, 0);
            Part = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.NewDocument("C:\\ProgramData\\SolidWorks\\SolidWorks 2011\\templates\\Part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0);
"Part1", false, ref longstatus);
            Part = (

            myModelView = (
            myModelView.FrameLeft = 0;
            myModelView.FrameTop = 0;
            myModelView.FrameState = (
"*Isometric", 7);

            skSegment = Part.SketchManager.CreateCircle(-0.019633, 0.076084, 0.0, -0.001997, 0.081475, 0.0);

            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2(
"Sketch1", "SKETCH", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);

object offsetArray = null;
double[] heightsArray = new double[2];
            heightsArray[0] = 0.05;
            heightsArray[1] = 0.05;
            offsetArray = heightsArray;

            GridFeature = Part.FeatureManager.InsertGridFeature((offsetArray));
Debug.Print(GridFeature.Name + " was created.");


public SldWorks swApp;



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