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Get Mirror Part Information Example (C#)

This example shows how to get information about a mirror part.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part that contains a reference plane about which to mirror the part.
// 2. Select the reference plane in the FeatureManager design tree.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Creates and mirrors a part about the selected reference plane.
// 2. Shows the reference plane in the graphics area.
// 3. Inspect the Immediate window for mirror part feature data.
//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;

namespace GetMirrorPartFeatureData_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 swModel;
        
SelectionMgr selMgr;
        
PartDoc swPart;
        
Feature mirrorFeature;
        
Feature myFeature;
        
ModelDoc2 resultPart;
        
MirrorPartFeatureData mirrorFeatData;
        
RefPlane refPlane;
        
Face2 facePlane;
        
int mirrorOptions;
        
int faceType;
        
swSelectType_e selType;

        
string message;

        
public void Main()
        {
            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

            
if (swModel == null)
                
return;
            
if (swModel.GetType() != (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART)
                
return;

            selMgr = (
SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;

            
if (selMgr.GetSelectedObjectCount2(-1) == 0)
                
return;

            selType = (
swSelectType_e)selMgr.GetSelectedObjectType3(1, -1);
            
if (!(selType == swSelectType_e.swSelDATUMPLANES | selType == swSelectType_e.swSelFACES))
                
return;

            swPart = (
PartDoc)swModel;

            mirrorOptions = (
int)swMirrorPartOptions_e.swMirrorPartOptions_ImportSolids + (int)swMirrorPartOptions_e.swMirrorPartOptions_ImportCustomProperties + (int)swMirrorPartOptions_e.swMirrorPartOptions_ImportCutListProperties;

            mirrorFeature = swPart.MirrorPart2(
false, mirrorOptions, out resultPart);

            
if (mirrorFeature == null)
            {
                message =
"No Feature";
            }
            
else
            {
                message =
"Feature: " + mirrorFeature.Name;
            }

            
if (resultPart == null)
            {
                
Debug.Print("No new part. " + message);
            }
            
else
            {
                
Debug.Print(resultPart.GetTitle() + ". " + message);
            }

            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            selMgr = (
SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            mirrorFeature.Select2(
false, -1);

            myFeature = (
Feature)selMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            mirrorFeatData = (
MirrorPartFeatureData)myFeature.GetDefinition();

            mirrorFeatData.AccessSelections(swModel,
null);

            
Debug.Print("  Path name = " + mirrorFeatData.PathName);
            
Debug.Print("  Import surface bodies? = " + mirrorFeatData.SurfaceBodies);
            
Debug.Print("  Import solid bodies? = " + mirrorFeatData.SolidBodies);
            
Debug.Print("  Import custom properties? = " + mirrorFeatData.CustomProperties);
            
Debug.Print("  Import cut-list properties? = " + mirrorFeatData.CutListProperties);

            faceType = mirrorFeatData.GetMirrorPlaneType();
            
Debug.Print("  Mirror plane type as defined in swMirrorPlaneType_e = " + faceType);

            
Entity plane = default(Entity);
            
if (faceType == 1)
            {
                refPlane = (
RefPlane)mirrorFeatData.GetMirrorPlane();
                mirrorFeatData.ReleaseSelectionAccess();
                plane = (
Entity)refPlane;
                plane.Select(
false);
            }
            
else
            {
                facePlane = (
Face2)mirrorFeatData.GetMirrorPlane();
                mirrorFeatData.ReleaseSelectionAccess();
                plane = (
Entity)facePlane;
                plane.Select(
false);
            }

        }

        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }

}



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