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InsertSewRefSurface Method (IFeatureManager)

Creates a surface by knitting the selected surfaces together.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function InsertSewRefSurface( _
   ByVal UseGapFilters As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal TryToFormSolid As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal MergeEntities As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal KnitTolerance As System.Double, _
   ByVal MaxValueForGapRange As System.Double _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim UseGapFilters As System.Boolean
Dim TryToFormSolid As System.Boolean
Dim MergeEntities As System.Boolean
Dim KnitTolerance As System.Double
Dim MaxValueForGapRange As System.Double
Dim value As Feature
value = instance.InsertSewRefSurface(UseGapFilters, TryToFormSolid, MergeEntities, KnitTolerance, MaxValueForGapRange)
Feature InsertSewRefSurface( 
   System.bool UseGapFilters,
   System.bool TryToFormSolid,
   System.bool MergeEntities,
   System.double KnitTolerance,
   System.double MaxValueForGapRange
Feature^ InsertSewRefSurface( 
&   System.bool UseGapFilters,
&   System.bool TryToFormSolid,
&   System.bool MergeEntities,
&   System.double KnitTolerance,
&   System.double MaxValueForGapRange


True to use gap filters, false to not
True to form a solid body, false to no
True to merge edges and faces by removing redundant vertices and edges, false to not
Knit tolerance (see Remarks)
Maximum value of gap range for gap filters

Return Value




Make selections using IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 with a mark number of 1. See the SOLIDWORKS Help for information about what entities are valid for selection.

A knit tolerance's:

  • lower limit is 0.0001 mm
  • upper limit is 0.1 mm

The knit tolerance value should be in a gap range such that:

(Minimum gap) <= (Knit tolerance) <= MIN(0.1 mm, Maximum gap)


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2010 FCS, Revision Number 18.0

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