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Convert Extrusion to Sheet Metal Example (C#)

This example shows how to convert a solid body to sheet metal.

// Preconditions: Open public_documents\tutorial\api\sweepcutextrude.sldprt.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Converts Boss-Extrude1 to sheet metal containing two rip edges.
// 2. Examine the FeatureManager design tree, which now contains:
//    * Sheet-Metal1
//    * Convert-Solid1
//    * Flat-Pattern1

// NOTE: Because the part is used elsewhere, do not save changes.

using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System;
namespace InsertConvertSheetMetal_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

public void Main()

ModelDoc2 swDoc = null;
bool boolstatus = false;

            swDoc = (
            boolstatus = swDoc.Extension.SelectByID2(
"", "FACE", -0.008205131831119, 0.02357994168915, 0.03366815886659, true, 0, null, 0);
            boolstatus = swDoc.Extension.SelectByID2(
"", "EDGE", -0.004077318654993, 0.02376323764372, 0.04987547143355, true, 1, null, 0);
            boolstatus = swDoc.Extension.SelectByID2(
"", "EDGE", 0.02890215593544, 0.02392631827274, 0.03020230805026, true, 1, null, 0);
            boolstatus = swDoc.Extension.SelectByID2(
"", "EDGE", -0.007010951021414, 0.02376186282277, -0.0001235945334201, true, 1, null, 0);

            // Convert extrusion to sheet metal of thickness=13mm,
bend radius=0.5mm, rip gap=2mm, relief type = rectangular,
relief ratio = 0.5, rip edge overlap type = open butt, and
rip edge overlap ratio = 0.5, do not keep bodies
            boolstatus = swDoc.FeatureManager.InsertConvertToSheetMetal2(0.013, false, false, 0.0005, 0.002, 0, 0.5, 1, 0.5, false);


public SldWorks swApp;


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