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CreateExtrusionSurface Method (IBody2)

Creates a new surface of extrusion (infinitely long tabulated cylinder).

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateExtrusionSurface( _
   ByVal ProfileCurve As System.Object, _
   ByVal AxisDirection As System.Object _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IBody2
Dim ProfileCurve As System.Object
Dim AxisDirection As System.Object
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateExtrusionSurface(ProfileCurve, AxisDirection)
System.object CreateExtrusionSurface( 
   System.object ProfileCurve,
   System.object AxisDirection
System.Object^ CreateExtrusionSurface( 
&   System.Object^ ProfileCurve,
&   System.Object^ AxisDirection



Profile curve


Array of 3 doubles (x,y,z)

Return Value

New surface of extrusion (tabulated cylinder)


You can use this method with:

  • A set of related functions that construct a body from trimmed surfaces. The profile curve is extruded along the direction vector of axis direction, the new surface being the envelope of the curve. The profile curve must be of type line, circle, or B-spline curve.

  • Trimming curve creation routines (for example ISurface::AddTrimmingLoop2) to construct a trimmed tabulated cylinder.

Any existing object created by this method is destroyed if you call this method again.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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