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GetRelatedBodies Method (IPartDoc)

Creates a list of all the related bodies in a part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetRelatedBodies() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetRelatedBodies()
System.object GetRelatedBodies()
System.Object^ GetRelatedBodies(); 

Return Value

Array of related bodies


The list contains only those bodies associated with reference surfaces. What results is a list of bodies, which is related to the model, but it does not include the part body itself.

A reference surface feature can consist of one or more surfaces knitted together. Each reference surface feature has two IBody2 objects:

  • One for the front faces

  • One for the back faces

Each IBody2 object has one or more faces depending on whether the reference surface feature is a set of knitted surfaces or a single underlying surface. The corresponding faces for each body pair should have normal vectors that are opposite.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2000 FCS, Revision Number 8.0

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