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IGetFeature Method (IFace2)

Gets the feature that owns this face.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetFeature() As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFace2
Dim value As Feature
value = instance.IGetFeature()
Feature IGetFeature()
Feature^ IGetFeature(); 

Return Value

Pointer to the owning feature


In SOLIDWORKS, a face:

  • is the result of evaluating a feature.

  • can be owned by several features.

IFeature::GetFaces or IFeature::IGetFaces2 returns all of the faces owned by a feature. This is different from the faces highlighted in the user interface when the feature is selected. The user interface filters out multiple feature faces. This filter is only for display purposes.

To filter out multiple feature faces using the SOLIDWORKS API, you must call IFace2::GetFeature or IFace2::IGetFeature. Only the oldest feature from the face is returned, that is, the first owning feature in the FeatureManager design tree.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

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