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Create Plots and Get Values (C#)

This example shows how to get the translational displacement and velocity values of a selected face and how to plot these values.

//--------------------------------------------------
//
// Preconditions:
// 1. SOLIDWORKS Premium, which includes SOLIDWORKS Motion,
//    is installed.

// 2. In SOLIDWORKS:
//    a. SOLIDWORKS Motion Study add-in is loaded (in
//       SOLIDWORKS, click Tools > Add-Ins > SOLIDWORKS Motion.
//    b. Open:
//       <SOLIDWORKS_install_dir>\samples\tutorial\motionstudies\valve_cam.sldasm.
//    c. Click the 1200 Motion Study tab in the lower-left corner of
//       the MotionManager.
//    d. Select Motion Analysis in the Type of Study list at the
//       upper-left corner of the MotionManager.
// 3. In the IDE:
//    a. SOLIDWORKS Motion Study primary interop assembly is referenced
//       (right-click the name of the project in the Project Explorer,
//       select Add Reference, browse to <SOLIDWORKS_install_dir>\api\redist\CLR2,
//       and select SolidWorks.Interop.swmotionstudy.dll).
//    b. Open the Immediate window.
//    c. Run the macro.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Motion analysis is calculated for the
//    two selected faces.
// 2. Translational displacement and translational velocity
//    values for the face first selected are printed
//    to the Immediate window.
// 3. Translational displacement and translational velocity
//    plots are inserted and displayed in SOLIDWORKS.
// 4. Names of plot features are printed to Immediate window.
//
// NOTE: Because the assembly is used in a SOLIDWORKS tutorial,
// do not save any changes when closing the model.
//
//--------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swmotionstudy;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

namespace CreatePlotFeaturesCSharp.csproj
{

    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {


        
public void Main()
        {
            ModelDoc2 swModel =
default(ModelDoc2);
            SelectionMgr swSelMgr =
default(SelectionMgr);
            ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt =
default(ModelDocExtension);
            MotionStudyManager MotionMgr =
default(MotionStudyManager);
            MotionStudy MotionStudy =
default(MotionStudy);
            CosmosMotionStudyResults MotionStudyResults =
default(CosmosMotionStudyResults);
            
bool status = false;
            MotionPlotFeatureData swSimPlotFeatureData =
default(MotionPlotFeatureData);
            MotionPlotAxisFeatureData swSimPlotXAxisFeatureData =
default(MotionPlotAxisFeatureData);
            MotionPlotAxisFeatureData[] swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData =
new MotionPlotAxisFeatureData[2];
            Face2 swFace =
default(Face2);
            Entity swEntity =
default(Entity);
            
object[] swFaceArray = new object[1];
            Entity[] swEntityArray =
new Entity[1];
            MotionPlotFeatureOutput PlotOutput =
default(MotionPlotFeatureOutput);
            Feature swPlotFeature1 =
default(Feature);
            Feature swPlotFeature2 =
default(Feature);
            
double[] swXData = null;
            
double[] swYData = null;
            
string[] nameYAxis = new string[2];
            
int i = 0;
            
int j = 0;

            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swModelDocExt = (ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;

            
// Select the faces for which to calculate
            // motion analysis, then calculate it and
            // get the results
            swModel.ShowNamedView2("*Right", 4);
            status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"", "FACE", 0.03426699306681, 0.03342024416822, 0.02599934303839, true, 0, null, 0);
            status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"", "FACE", 0.03047373686337, 0.006937653650944, 0.02566622869226, true, 0, null, 0);
            MotionMgr = (MotionStudyManager)swModelDocExt.GetMotionStudyManager();
            MotionStudy = (MotionStudy)MotionMgr.GetMotionStudy(
"1200");
            status = MotionStudy.Calculate();
            MotionStudyResults = (CosmosMotionStudyResults)MotionStudy.GetResults(4);

            
// Create a plot feature data and create the  x and y axes feature data
            swSimPlotFeatureData = (MotionPlotFeatureData)MotionStudyResults.CreatePlotFeatureData();
            swSimPlotXAxisFeatureData = (MotionPlotAxisFeatureData)MotionStudyResults.CreatePlotXAxisFeatureData();
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0] = (MotionPlotAxisFeatureData)MotionStudyResults.CreatePlotYAxisFeatureData();
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1] = (MotionPlotAxisFeatureData)MotionStudyResults.CreatePlotYAxisFeatureData();

            
// Set the type of plots
            nameYAxis[0] = "swMotionPlotAxisType_TRANS_DISP";
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0].Type = (
int)swMotionPlotAxisType_e.swMotionPlotAxisType_TRANS_DISP;
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0].Component = 1;
            nameYAxis[1] =
"swMotionPlotAxisType_TRANS_VELOCITY";
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1].Type = (
int)swMotionPlotAxisType_e.swMotionPlotAxisType_TRANS_VELOCITY;
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1].Component = 1;

            
// Get the entity whose motion you want analyzed
            swFace = (Face2)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swEntity = (Entity)swFace;
            swEntityArray[0] = swEntity;


            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0].Entities = swEntityArray;
            swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1].Entities = swEntityArray;

            
// Get the plot's x-axis and y-axes values
            DispatchWrapper[] swYAxisArray = new DispatchWrapper[2];
            swYAxisArray[0] =
new DispatchWrapper(swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0]);
            swYAxisArray[1] =
new DispatchWrapper(swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1]);
            PlotOutput = (MotionPlotFeatureOutput)MotionStudyResults.GetValues(swSimPlotFeatureData, swSimPlotXAxisFeatureData, (swYAxisArray));
            swXData = (
double[])PlotOutput.GetXAxis();

            
// Print the x-axis values and the y-axis translational
            // displacement values and the y-axes translational velocity
            // values to the Immediate window
            Debug.Print("");
            
string x = "";
            
string y = "";
            
for (i = 0; i <= swYAxisArray.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                
Debug.Print("------ YAxis Type : " + nameYAxis[i]);
                swYData = (
double[])PlotOutput.GetYAxis(swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[i]);
                
for (j = 0; j <= swXData.GetUpperBound(0); j++)
                {

                    x = swXData[j].ToString();
                    y = swYData[j].ToString();
                    
Debug.Print(" (x, y) : (" + x + ", " + y + ")");
                }
            }

            
// Insert and display the translational displacement plot
            swPlotFeature1 = (Feature)MotionStudyResults.InsertPlotFeature(swSimPlotFeatureData, swSimPlotXAxisFeatureData, swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[0]);

            Debug.Print("Name of plot feature: " + swPlotFeature1.Name);

            
// Insert and display the translational velocity plot
            swPlotFeature2 = (Feature)MotionStudyResults.InsertPlotFeature(swSimPlotFeatureData, swSimPlotXAxisFeatureData, swSimPlotYAxisFeatureData[1]);
            Debug.Print("Name of plot feature: " + swPlotFeature2.Name);


        }

        
/// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>

        public
SldWorks swApp;

    }
}




 



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