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Get Fixed Face of Flat-Pattern Feature Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the fixed face of a Flat-Pattern feature.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: Open a sheet metal part and select a Flat-Pattern feature.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Inspect the graphics area to see that the fixed face
//    of the Flat-Pattern feature is selected.
// 2. Press F5 to run the macro to completion.
//----------------------------------------------------------------------------


using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
namespace FixedFace2_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
public void Main()
        {
            
ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            
SelectionMgr swSelMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
            
Feature swFeat = default(Feature);
            
FlatPatternFeatureData swFlatPatt = default(FlatPatternFeatureData);
            
Face2 swFixedFace = default(Face2);
            
Entity swFixedFaceEntity = default(Entity);
            
bool bRet = false;

            swModel = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swSelMgr = (
SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swFeat = (
Feature)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);

            swFlatPatt = (
FlatPatternFeatureData)swFeat.GetDefinition();
            bRet = swFlatPatt.AccessSelections(swModel,
null);

            swFixedFace = (
Face2)swFlatPatt.FixedFace2;
            swFixedFaceEntity = (
Entity)swFixedFace;
            bRet = swFixedFaceEntity.Select4(
true, null);

  System.Diagnostics.Debugger.Break();
  // Press F5


            swFlatPatt.ReleaseSelectionAccess();

        }

        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }
}



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