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Create 360° Revolve Feature Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to create a 360° revolve feature.

' Preconditions:
' 1. Open a part document that contains Axis1
'    and Sketch1 features; Sketch1 must be a rectangle and Axis1
'    must have been created using an edge on the rectangle.
' 2. Open the Immediate window.
' Postconditions:
' 1. Creates a 360° revolve feature.
' 2. Examine the Immediate window, graphics area, and FeatureManager
'    design tree.
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
Dim swFeatMgr As FeatureManager
Dim swFeat As Feature
Dim swRevolveFeat As RevolveFeatureData2
Dim boolstatus As Boolean

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension

        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Axis1", "AXIS", 0, 0, 0, False, 16, Nothing, 0)
        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Sketch1", "SKETCH", 0, 0, 0, True, 0, Nothing, 0)

        swFeatMgr = swModel.FeatureManager
        swFeat = swFeatMgr.FeatureRevolve2(
True, True, False, False, False, False, 0, 0, 6.2831853071796, 0, False, False, 0.01, 0.01, 0, 0, 0, True, True, True)


        swRevolveFeat = swFeat.GetDefinition

' Set the type of revolve as defined in swRevolveType_e
        Debug.Print("Revolve feature type before setting to 5: " & swRevolveFeat.Type)
        swRevolveFeat.Type = 5
        boolstatus = swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swRevolveFeat, swModel,
        Debug.Print("Revolve feature type after setting to 5: " & swRevolveFeat.Type)

End Sub

Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class


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