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Get Original Body from Pattern Body (VB.NET)

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

Partial Class SolidWorksMacro

Dim swDoc As ModelDoc2
Dim swSm As SelectionMgr
Dim selType As Integer
    Dim swBody As Body2
Dim swOriBody As Body2
Dim swMathTrans As MathTransform

Sub main()

        swDoc = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swSm = swDoc.SelectionManager

        selType = swSm.GetSelectedObjectType3(1, -1)
        swBody = swSm.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
"Number of edges in pattern body: " & swBody.GetEdgeCount)

If (swBody Is Nothing) Then
            MsgBox("Select body from 'Solid Bodies' folder")
            swOriBody = swBody.GetOriginalPatternedBody(swMathTrans)

If Not (swOriBody Is Nothing) Then


                swOriBody =
            End If
            swBody = Nothing
        End If

    End Sub

    Public swApp As SldWorks

End Class




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