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Copy Mesh and Generate Report Example (C#)

This example shows how to copy the mesh from one study to another and generate a report.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: 
// 1. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation as an add-in
//    (in SOLIDWORKS, click Tools > Add-ins > SOLIDWORKS Simulation).
// 2. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation primary interop assembly as
//    a reference (in the IDE's Project Explorer, right-click
//    the project name, click Add Reference, click the Browse tab,
//    navigate to install_dir\api\redist\CLR2,
//    click SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks.dll, and click OK).

// 3. Open install_dir\Simulation\Examples\Verification\buckling2.sldprt.

//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Meshes the Quality and Draft studies.
// 2. Copies the mesh from the Quality study to the Draft study.
// 3. Click OK to close any dialog boxes.
// 4. Generates a report for the Draft study in c:\temp.
//
// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace CopyMesh_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        public void Main()
        {
            CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS = default(CosmosWorks);
            CwAddincallback CWAddinCallBack = default(CwAddincallback);
            CWModelDoc ActDoc = default(CWModelDoc);
            CWStudyManager StudyMngr = default(CWStudyManager);
            CWStudy Study = default(CWStudy);
            CWMesh CWMesh = default(CWMesh);
 
            int errCode = 0;
            int n = 0;
            double el = 0;
            double tl = 0;
 
            const double NoOfElements1 = 712;
            const double NoOfElements2 = 2686;
 
            CWAddinCallBack = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("CosmosWorks.CosmosWorks");
            if (CWAddinCallBack == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWAddinCallBack object"true);
            COSMOSWORKS = CWAddinCallBack.CosmosWorks;
            if (COSMOSWORKS == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CosmosWorks object"true);
 
            //Get active document
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            if (ActDoc == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No active document"true);
 
            //Get the first study
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            if (StudyMngr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No study manager object"true);
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 0;
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(0);
            if (Study == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No study object"true);
 
            //Mesh the first study
            CWMesh = Study.Mesh;
            if (CWMesh == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No mesh object"false);
            CWMesh.Quality = 1;
            CWMesh.GetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance(0, out el, out tl);
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, el, tl);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Mesh failed"true);
 
            n = CWMesh.NodeCount;
 
            if ((n < 0.95 * NoOfElements2) | (n > 1.05 * NoOfElements2))
            {
                ErrorMsg(swApp, " % error = " + (((n - NoOfElements2) / NoOfElements2) * 100), false);
            }
 
            //Get the second study
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 1;
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(1);
            if (Study == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No study object"true);
 
            //Mesh the second study
            CWMesh = Study.Mesh;
            if (CWMesh == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No mesh object"false);
            CWMesh.Quality = 0;
            CWMesh.GetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance(0, out el, out tl);
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, el, tl);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Mesh failed"true);
 
            n = CWMesh.NodeCount;
            if ((n < 0.95 * NoOfElements1) | (n > 1.05 * NoOfElements1))
            {
                ErrorMsg(swApp, " % error = " + (((n - NoOfElements1) / NoOfElements1) * 100), false);
            }
 
            //Copy mesh from the first study to the second study
            errCode = Study.CopyMeshFromStudy("Quality");
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Mesh failed to copy"true);
 
            n = CWMesh.NodeCount;
            if ((n < 0.95 * NoOfElements2) | (n > 1.05 * NoOfElements2))
            {
                ErrorMsg(swApp, " % error = " + (((n - NoOfElements2) / NoOfElements2) * 100), false);
            }
 
            //Generate Report
            errCode = Study.GenerateReport("C:\\temp""report"false);
            if (errCode != 1)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to generate report"true);
 
        }
 
        public void ErrorMsg(SldWorks SwApp, string Message, bool EndTest)
        {
            SwApp.SendMsgToUser2(Message, 0, 0);
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** WARNING - General");
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** " + Message);
            SwApp.RecordLine("");
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}



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