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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 = (
            swSm = (

            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");
                swOriBody = swBody.GetOriginalPatternedBody(
out swMathTrans);

if ((swOriBody != null))


                    swOriBody =
                swBody =


public SldWorks swApp;



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