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Get Fixed Face of Flat-Pattern Feature Example (VB.NET)

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.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

	Sub main()

	   Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
	   Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
	   Dim swFeat As Feature
	   Dim swFlatPatt As FlatPatternFeatureData
	   Dim swFixedFace As Face2
	   Dim swFixedFaceEntity As Entity
	   Dim bRet As Boolean
   swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc    swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager    swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
   swFlatPatt = swFeat.GetDefinition    bRet = swFlatPatt.AccessSelections(swModel,
Nothing)
   swFixedFace = swFlatPatt.FixedFace2    swFixedFaceEntity = swFixedFace    bRet = swFixedFaceEntity.Select4(
True, Nothing) Stop ' Press F5
   swFlatPatt.ReleaseSelectionAccess()
End Sub
Public
swApp As SldWorks
End Class


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