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Copy and Paste Feature Example (C#)

This example shows how to copy and paste a feature in a part document.

//----------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: Verify that the specified part document to 
// open exists.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Displays the Copy Confirmation dialog after calling
//    IModelDoc2::Paste.
// 2. Click Delete.
// 3. Pastes the copied feature on the selected face.
//
// NOTE: Because this part is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
//----------------------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
 
namespace EditCopyPasteModelDoc2CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
        ModelDoc2 swModel;
        ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt;
        string fileName;
        bool status;
        int errors;
        int warnings;
 
        public void Main()
        {
            fileName = "C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2017\\tutorial\\api\\testpart1.sldprt";
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, ""ref errors, ref warnings);
 
            // Select the feature to copy
            swModelDocExt = (ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;
            status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Boss-Extrude1""BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swModel.EditCopy();

            swModel.ClearSelection2(true);
 
            // Select the face where to paste the copied feature
            status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("""FACE", 0.0297472797980731, 0.0564587562103043, 0.00676585125080464, false, 0, null, 0);
 
            // Paste the copied feature on the selected face
            swModel.Paste();
 
            // Display the Copy Confirmation dialog
            // Click Delete
            // Pastes the copied feature on the selected face

            //Zoom to selection, then zoom to fit
            swModel.ViewZoomToSelection();
            swModel.ViewZoomtofit2();

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



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