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Get Area Hatch Data Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the data about an area hatch in a drawing.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Verify that the specified model document exists.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Hatches a face in the drawing.
// 2. Inspect the Immediate window.
// 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 System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace InsertSketchHatch_CSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
        ModelDoc2 swModel;
        DrawingDoc swDraw;
        SelectionMgr swSelMgr;
        View swView;
        Sketch swSketch;
        object[] vSketchHatch;
        SketchHatch swSketchHatch;
        Face2 swFace;
        int[] vID;
        int i;
        bool bRet;
        int longstatus;
        int longwarnings;
        public void Main()
            swModel = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\samples\\tutorial\\api\\box.slddrw", (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocDRAWING, 0, ""ref longstatus, ref longwarnings);
            swApp.ActivateDoc2("box - Sheet1"falseref longstatus);
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swDraw = (DrawingDoc)swModel;
            bRet = swDraw.ActivateView("Drawing View1");
            bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("""FACE", 0.246685509728212, 0.236217308689246, 0.0149999999999864, true, 0, null, 0);
            bRet = swModel.Extension.SelectByID2("Drawing View1""DRAWINGVIEW", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swView = (View)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swSketch = (Sketch)swView.GetSketch();
            Debug.Print("File = " + swModel.GetPathName());
            Debug.Print("  " + swView.Name);
            vSketchHatch = (object[])swSketch.GetSketchHatches();
            if ((vSketchHatch != null))
                for (i = 0; i <= vSketchHatch.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
                    swSketchHatch = (SketchHatch)vSketchHatch[i];
                    swFace = (Face2)swSketchHatch.GetFace();
                    bRet = swSketchHatch.Select4(truenull);
                    vID = (int[])swSketchHatch.GetID();
                    Debug.Print("    HatchID(" + i + "): [" + vID[0] + "," + vID[1] + "]");
                    Debug.Print("      Angle: " + swSketchHatch.Angle);
                    Debug.Print("      Color: " + swSketchHatch.Color);
                    Debug.Print("      Layer: " + swSketchHatch.Layer);
                    Debug.Print("      Layer override? " + swSketchHatch.LayerOverride);
                    Debug.Print("      Pattern: " + swSketchHatch.Pattern);
                    Debug.Print("      Scale: " + swSketchHatch.Scale2);
                    Debug.Print("      Solid fill? " + swSketchHatch.SolidFill);
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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