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Create Sheet Metal Costing Analysis Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a sheet metal Costing analysis.

//-----------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open: 
//    C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\samples\tutorial\costing\sheet_metal_part.sldprt
// 2. Verify that the Costing templates exist by clicking Tools > Options >
//    System Options > File Locations and select Costing templates in
//    Show folders for in SOLIDWORKS. Click Cancel to close the dialog.

// 3. Add a reference to SolidWorks.Interop.sldcostingapi.dll.
// 4. Open the Immediate window.
// 5. Run the macro.

//
// Postconditions:
// 1. If prompted to save a temporary template with the costing data,
//    click Yes, browse to the folder where to save the temporary
//    template, type the name of the temporary template in File name,
//    and click Save.
// 2. Creates a sheet metal Costing analysis, which
//    can take one or more minutes to complete.

// 3. Examine the Immediate window.
//
// NOTE: Because the part is used elsewhere, do not
// save any changes when closing it.
//------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldcostingapi;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System;
 
namespace SOLIDWORKSSheetMetalCostingCSharp.csproj
{
 
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        ModelDoc2 swModel;
        ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt;
        CostManager swCosting;
        CostPart swCostingPart;
        CostBody swCostingBody;
        object swCostingModel;
        CostAnalysis swCostingAnalysis;
        CostAnalysisSheetMetal swCostingSheetMetal;
        string sheetmetalCostingTemplatePathName;
        string sheetmetalCostingReportTemplateFolderName;
        int nbrSheetmetalCostingTemplate;
        int nbrCommonCostingTemplate;
        object[] commonCostingTemplates;
        object[] sheetmetalCostingTemplates;
        int nbrCostingBodies;
        object[] costingBodies;
        string costingBodyName;
        int i;
       
bool isSheetMetalBody;
        CostFeature swCostingFeat;
        CostFeature swCostingNextFeat;
        CostFeature swCostingSubFeat;
        CostFeature swCostingNextSubFeat;
        TemplateOverrides swTemplateOverrides;
       
int
costingMethod;
 
        public void Main()
        {
 
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension;
 
            // Get Costing templates names
            Debug.Print("Costing template folders:");
            sheetmetalCostingTemplatePathName = swApp.GetUserPreferenceStringValue((int)swUserPreferenceStringValue_e.swFileLocationsCostingTemplates);
            Debug.Print("    Name of Costing template folder: " + sheetmetalCostingTemplatePathName);
            sheetmetalCostingReportTemplateFolderName = swApp.GetUserPreferenceStringValue((int)swUserPreferenceStringValue_e.swFileLocationsCostingReportTemplateFolder);
            Debug.Print("    Name of Costing report template folder: " + sheetmetalCostingReportTemplateFolderName);
            Debug.Print("");
 
            // Get CostingManager
            swCosting = (CostManager)swModelDocExt.GetCostingManager();
            swCosting.WaitForUIUpdate();
 
 
            // Get the number of templates
            nbrSheetmetalCostingTemplate = swCosting.GetTemplateCount((int)swcCostingType_e.swcCostingType_SheetMetal);
            nbrCommonCostingTemplate = swCosting.GetTemplateCount((int)swcCostingType_e.swcCostingType_Common);
 
            // Get names of templates
            sheetmetalCostingTemplates = (object[])swCosting.GetTemplatePathnames((int)swcCostingType_e.swcCostingType_SheetMetal);
            commonCostingTemplates = (object[])swCosting.GetTemplatePathnames((int)swcCostingType_e.swcCostingType_Common);
 
            Array.Resize(ref sheetmetalCostingTemplates, nbrSheetmetalCostingTemplate + 1);
            Array.Resize(ref commonCostingTemplates, nbrCommonCostingTemplate + 1);
 
            Debug.Print("Costing templates:");
 
            // Print names of templates to Immediate window
            for (i = 0; i <= (nbrSheetmetalCostingTemplate - 1); i++)
            {
                Debug.Print("    Name of sheet metal Costing template: " + sheetmetalCostingTemplates[i]);
            }
 
            Debug.Print("");
 
            for (i = 0; i <= (nbrCommonCostingTemplate - 1); i++)
            {
                Debug.Print("    Name of common Costing template: " + commonCostingTemplates[i]);
            }
 
            Debug.Print("");
 
 
            // Get Costing part
            swCostingModel = (object)swCosting.CostingModel;
            swCostingPart = (CostPart)swCostingModel;
 
            // Create common Costing analysis
            swCostingAnalysis = (CostAnalysis)swCostingPart.CreateCostAnalysis("c:\\program files\\solidworks corp\\solidworks\\lang\\english\\costing templates\\multibodytemplate_default(englishstandard).sldctc");
 
            // Get common Costing analysis data
            Debug.Print("Common Costing analysis data:");
            Debug.Print("    Template name:  " + swCostingAnalysis.CostingTemplateName);
            Debug.Print("    Currency code: " + swCostingAnalysis.CurrencyCode);
            Debug.Print("    Currency name: " + swCostingAnalysis.CurrencyName);
            Debug.Print("    Currency separator: " + swCostingAnalysis.CurrencySeparator);
            Debug.Print("    Total manufacturing cost: " + swCostingAnalysis.GetManufacturingCost());
            Debug.Print("    Material costs: " + swCostingAnalysis.GetMaterialCost());
            Debug.Print("    Setup cost: " + swCostingAnalysis.GetSetupCost());
            Debug.Print("    Total cost to charge: " + swCostingAnalysis.GetTotalCostToCharge());
            Debug.Print("    Total cost to manufacture: " + swCostingAnalysis.GetTotalCostToManufacture());
            Debug.Print("    Lot size: " + swCostingAnalysis.LotSize);
            Debug.Print("    Total quantity: " + swCostingAnalysis.TotalQuantity);
            Debug.Print("");

            // Override custom cost per bend and hem cost
            swTemplateOverrides = (
TemplateOverrides)swCostingPart.TemplateOverrides;
            // Get Costing method
            costingMethod = (
int)swCostingPart.GetCostingMethod("");
            if (costingMethod == (int)swcMethodType_e.swcMethodType_Sheetmetal){
               // Get and set default and custom cost per bend and hem cost
               Debug.Print("Custom cost per bend and hem cost");
               Debug.Print(" Default custom cost per bend: $" + swTemplateOverrides.CustomBendCost);
               Debug.Print(" Default custom hem cost: $" + swTemplateOverrides.CustomHemCost);
               // Use custom cost per bend and hem cost
               swTemplateOverrides.UseCustomBendCost =
true;
               swTemplateOverrides.UseCustomHemCost = true;
               Debug.Print(" Use custom cost per bend? " + swTemplateOverrides.UseCustomBendCost);
               Debug.Print(" Use custom hem cost? " + swTemplateOverrides.UseCustomHemCost);
               // Set custom cost per bend and hem cost overrides
               swTemplateOverrides.CustomBendCost = 4.55;
               swTemplateOverrides.CustomHemCost = 2.17;
               // Save and use custom cost per bend and hem cost overrides
               swTemplateOverrides.SaveCostingOverrideSettings();
               swTemplateOverrides.ApplyOverrides();
               Debug.Print(" Custom cost per bend override: $" + swTemplateOverrides.CustomBendCost);
               Debug.Print(" Custom hem cost override: $" + swTemplateOverrides.CustomHemCost);
               Debug.Print("");

            }
 
            // Get Costing bodies
            nbrCostingBodies = swCostingPart.GetBodyCount();
            if ((nbrCostingBodies > 0))
            {
                Debug.Print("Costing bodies:");
                Debug.Print("    Number of Costing bodies: " + nbrCostingBodies);
                costingBodies = (object[])swCostingPart.GetBodies();
                for (i = 0; i <= (nbrCostingBodies - 1); i++)
                {
                    swCostingBody = (CostBody)costingBodies[i];
                    costingBodyName = (string)swCostingBody.GetName();
                    Debug.Print("    Name of Costing body: " + costingBodyName);
                    isSheetMetalBody =
false;
                    // Make sure body is sheet metal
                    if ((swCostingBody.GetBodyType() == (int)swcBodyType_e.swcBodyType_SheetMetal))
                    {                    
                        isSheetMetalBody =
true;
                        // Determine analysis status of Costing body

                        switch ((int)swCostingBody.BodyStatus)
                        {
                            case (int)swcBodyStatus_e.swcBodyStatus_NotAnalysed:
                                // Create Costing analysis
                                swCostingAnalysis = (CostAnalysis)swCostingBody.CreateCostAnalysis("c:\\program files\\solidworks corp\\solidworks\\lang\\english\\costing templates\\sheetmetaltemplate_default(englishstandard).sldcts");
                                Debug.Print("    Creating sheet metal Costing analysis for: " + swCostingBody.GetName());
                                break;
                            case (int)swcBodyStatus_e.swcBodyStatus_Analysed:
                                // Get Costing analysis
                                swCostingAnalysis = (CostAnalysis)swCostingBody.GetCostAnalysis();
                                Debug.Print("    Getting sheet metal Costing analysis for: " + swCostingBody.GetName());
                                break;
                            case (int)swcBodyStatus_e.swcBodyStatus_Excluded:
                                // Body excluded from Costing analysis
                                Debug.Print("    Excluded from sheet metal Costing analysis: " + swCostingBody.GetName());
                                break;
                            case (int)swcBodyStatus_e.swcBodyStatus_AssignedCustomCost:
                                // Body has an assigned custom Cost
                                Debug.Print("    Custom cost assigned: " + swCostingBody.GetName());
                                break;
                        }
 
                        Debug.Print("");
 
                    }

                   
if (!isSheetMetalBody )
                    {
                   
    Debug.Print ("");
                   
    Debug.Print ("No sheet metal bodies in part! Exiting macro.");
                   
    return;
                    }
                }
            }
 
            // Get sheet metal Costing Analysis data
            swCostingSheetMetal = (CostAnalysisSheetMetal)swCostingAnalysis.GetSpecificAnalysis();
            Debug.Print("Sheet metal Costing analysis: ");
            Debug.Print("    Current material: " + swCostingSheetMetal.CurrentMaterial);
            Debug.Print("    Current material class: " + swCostingSheetMetal.CurrentMaterialClass);
            Debug.Print("    Current thickness: " + swCostingSheetMetal.CurrentThickness);
            Debug.Print("    Material cost: " + swCostingSheetMetal.MaterialCost);
            Debug.Print("    Material cost from template: " + swCostingSheetMetal.MaterialCostFromTemplate);
            Debug.Print("    Type of blank size: " + swCostingSheetMetal.BlankSizeType);
           
Debug.Print("    Blank area from model: " + swCostingSheetMetal.BlankAreaFromModel);
           
Debug.Print("    Blank area, include any margins, from model: " + swCostingSheetMetal.FinalAreaFromModel); 
            Debug.Print("");
 
            // Get Costing features
            Debug.Print("Costing features:");
            swCostingFeat = (CostFeature)swCostingAnalysis.GetFirstCostFeature();
            while ((swCostingFeat != null))
            {
                Debug.Print("    Feature: " + swCostingFeat.Name);
               
Debug.Print("      Type: " + swCostingFeat.GetType());
                Debug.Print("        Setup related: " + swCostingFeat.IsSetup);
                Debug.Print("        Overridden: " + swCostingFeat.IsOverridden);
                Debug.Print("        Combined cost: " + swCostingFeat.CombinedCost);
                Debug.Print("        Combined time: " + swCostingFeat.CombinedTime);
 
                swCostingSubFeat = (CostFeature)swCostingFeat.GetFirstSubFeature();
                while ((swCostingSubFeat != null))
                {
                    Debug.Print("      Subfeature: " + swCostingSubFeat.Name);
                   
Debug.Print("        Type: " + swCostingSubFeat.GetType());
                    Debug.Print("          Setup related: " + swCostingSubFeat.IsSetup);
                    Debug.Print("          Overridden: " + swCostingSubFeat.IsOverridden);
                    Debug.Print("          Combined cost: " + swCostingSubFeat.CombinedCost);
                    Debug.Print("          Combined time: " + swCostingSubFeat.CombinedTime);
                    swCostingNextSubFeat = (CostFeature)swCostingSubFeat.GetNextFeature();
                    swCostingSubFeat = null;
                    swCostingSubFeat = (CostFeature)swCostingNextSubFeat;
                    swCostingNextSubFeat = null;
                }
                swCostingNextFeat = swCostingFeat.GetNextFeature();
                swCostingFeat = null;
                swCostingFeat = (CostFeature)swCostingNextFeat;
                swCostingNextFeat = null;
            }
 
        }
 
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}

 



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