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Rotate Model Example (C#)

This example shows how to rotate a model in the graphics area.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Verify that the specified part template exists.
// 2. Watch the graphics while the macro runs.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Creates a new part document.
// 2. Inserts and extrudes a rectangular sketch.
// 3. Rotates the sketch multiple times.
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace RotateModel_CSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {         ModelDoc2 Part;         Feature myFeature;         object vSkLines;         bool boolstatus;
public void Main()         {
            Part = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.NewDocument("C:\\ProgramData\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2016\\templates\\Part.prtdot", 0, 0, 0);             boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Top Plane", "PLANE", -0.0567254111166863, 0.00753958008310182, 0.0248109468921342, false, 0, null, 0);             Part.SketchManager.InsertSketch(true);             vSkLines = Part.SketchManager.CreateCornerRectangle(-0.0493169981371904, 0.0173783707721528, 0, 0.0558925978888158, -0.0455595125648331, 0);
"*Trimetric", 8);
            boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2(
"Line2", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);             boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line1", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);             boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line4", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);             boolstatus = Part.Extension.SelectByID2("Line3", "SKETCHSEGMENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);             myFeature = Part.FeatureManager.FeatureExtrusion2(true, false, false, 0, 0, 0.016256, 0.00254, false, false, falsefalse, 0.0174532925199433, 0.0174532925199433, false, false, false, false, true, true, true, 0, 0, false);             ((SelectionMgr)(Part.SelectionManager)).EnableContourSelection = false;
            Part.ViewRotate();             Part.ViewRotateminusx();             Part.ViewRotateminusy();             Part.ViewRotateminusz();             Part.ViewRotateplusx();             Part.ViewRotateplusy();             Part.ViewRotateplusz();             Part.ViewRotXMinusNinety();             Part.ViewRotXPlusNinety();             Part.ViewRotYMinusNinety();             Part.ViewRotYPlusNinety();
public SldWorks swApp;     } }

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