Hide Table of Contents
ISetCurrentSurface Method (IBody2)

Places an existing surface into a temporary body that is under construction.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub ISetCurrentSurface( _
   ByVal SurfaceIn As Surface _
) 
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim SurfaceIn As Surface
 
instance.ISetCurrentSurface(SurfaceIn)
C# 
void ISetCurrentSurface( 
   Surface SurfaceIn
)
C++/CLI 
void ISetCurrentSurface( 
&   Surface^ SurfaceIn
) 

Parameters

SurfaceIn

Pointer to a surface, which might have been created using other surface creation routines, such as IModeler::ICreateCylindricalSurface2

Remarks

This method is used with a set of related methods that construct a body from trimmed surfaces. This method takes an ISurface object created elsewhere and adds it to the temporary body object, which acts as a placeholder for the trimmed surfaces.

Follow calls to this method with one or more calls to the trimming-curve creation methods, such as ISurface::AddTrimmingLoop2. Then, trim the surface using IBody2::CreateTrimmedSurface. After you add all the surfaces to the body and trim appropriately, you can sew the body to create an imported SOLIDWORKS body feature using IBody2::CreateBodyFromSurfaces.

 

See Also

Availability

SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

 
*Email:  
Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   ISetCurrentSurface Method (IBody2)
*Comment:  
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:



x

We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again
x

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2015 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.