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CreateTrimmedSurface Method (IBody2)

Creates a trimmed surface from a base surface and a list of existing trimming curves.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateTrimmedSurface() As System.Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim value As System.Boolean
value = instance.CreateTrimmedSurface()
System.bool CreateTrimmedSurface()
System.bool CreateTrimmedSurface(); 

Return Value

True if trimmed surface creation is successful, false if not



Before you call this method, you must call one of the base-surface creation methods (such as IBody2::CreatePlanarSurface or IBody2::ICreatePlanarSurface) and the trimming-curve creation method ISurface::AddTrimmingLoop2 or ISurface::IAddTrimmingLoops.

This method serves as the final call in a set of related functions that are designed to construct a trimmed surface from a base surface (possibly infinite) and a set of trimming curves.

If you want to construct a solid body from trimmed surfaces, call IPartDoc::CreateNewBody or IPartDoc::ICreateNewBody2 first, which arranges for a place-holder for this trimmed surface.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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