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Get Original Body from Pattern Body (C#)

This example shows how to get the original body from a pattern body.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a part document that contains a pattern of solid bodies.
// 2. Select a pattern body from the Solid Bodies folder.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. The original body from which the pattern was generated is hidden from view.
// 2. Click F5 to display the original body.
// ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace GetOriginalBodyFromPattern_CSharp.csproj
{
    
partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {

        
ModelDoc2 swDoc;
        
SelectionMgr swSm;
        
int selType;
        
Body2 swBody;
        
Body2 swOriBody;

        
MathTransform swMathTrans;

        
public void Main()
        {
            swDoc = (
ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swSm = (
SelectionMgr)swDoc.SelectionManager;

            selType = swSm.GetSelectedObjectType3(1, -1);
            swBody = (
Body2)swSm.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            
Debug.Print("Number of edges in pattern body: " + swBody.GetEdgeCount());

            
if ((swBody == null))
            {
                
MessageBox.Show("Select body from 'Solid Bodies' folder");
            }
            
else
            {
                swDoc.ClearSelection();
                swOriBody = swBody.GetOriginalPatternedBody(
out swMathTrans);

                
if ((swOriBody != null))
                {
                    swOriBody.HideBody(
true);

                    System.Diagnostics.
Debugger.Break();

                    swOriBody.HideBody(
false);
                    swOriBody =
null;
                }
                swBody =
null;
            }

        }


        
public SldWorks swApp;

    }
}

 



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