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Create and Modify Move Face Feature Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to create a Move Face feature by translating a face on a part.

'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Ensure that the specified SOLIDWORKS document exists.
'
' Postconditions: 
' 1. Creates Move Face1 in the FeatureManager design tree.
' 2. Modifies the translation parameters of Move Face1.

'
' NOTE: Because the specified SOLIDWORKS document is used in
' a SOLIDWORKS online tutorial, do not save any changes.
'---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
 
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
 
    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
    Dim swFeatMgr As FeatureManager
    Dim swFeat As Feature
    Dim swMoveFaceFeat As MoveFaceFeatureData
    Dim transParams As Object
    Dim boolstatus As Boolean
    Dim triadParams(0 To 2) As Double
    Dim fileerror As Integer
    Dim filewarning As Integer
 
    Sub main()
 
        ' Open the SOLIDWORKS document
        swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\samples\tutorial\assemblymates\knee.sldprt", swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", fileerror, filewarning)
 
        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
 
        ' Translation parameters
        triadParams(0) = 0
        triadParams(1) = 0.05
        triadParams(2) = 0
 
        transParams = triadParams
 
        ' Select face to move
        boolstatus = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("""FACE", 0.04239074672171, 0.01587499999999, 0.3283508339712, False, 1, Nothing, 0)
 
        ' Create the Move Face feature by
        ' translating the selected face
        swFeat = swFeatMgr.InsertMoveFace3(swMoveFaceType_e.swMoveFaceTypeTranslate, False, 0, 0, (transParams), Nothing, swEndConditions_e.swEndCondBlind, 0)
 
        ' Modify the Move Face feature
        swMoveFaceFeat = swFeat.GetDefinition
 
        ' Roll back the Move Face feature
        swMoveFaceFeat.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing)
 
        triadParams(0) = 0
        triadParams(1) = 0.1
        triadParams(2) = 0
 
        transParams = triadParams
 
        swMoveFaceFeat.TriadTranslationParameters = (transParams)
 
        ' Roll back the part with the modified Move Face feature
        swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swMoveFaceFeat, swModel, Nothing)
 
    End Sub
 
   
    Public swApp As SldWorks
 
 
End Class
 



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