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IGetFeatures Method (IFeatureManager)

Gets the features in this document.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function IGetFeatures( _
   ByVal ToplevelOnly As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal Count As System.Integer _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim ToplevelOnly As System.Boolean
Dim Count As System.Integer
Dim value As Feature
value = instance.IGetFeatures(ToplevelOnly, Count)
Feature IGetFeatures( 
   System.bool ToplevelOnly,
   System.int Count
Feature^ IGetFeatures( 
&   System.bool ToplevelOnly,
&   System.int Count


True to get only the features at the top level of the FeatureManager design tree, false to get the top-level features and all child features in the FeatureManager design tree
Number of features

Return Value

  • in-process, unmanaged C++: Pointer to an array of IFeature objects
  • VBA, VB.NET, C#, and C++/CLI: Not supported

    See In-process Methods for details about this type of method.

  • Remarks

    Call IFeatureManager::GetFeatureCount before calling this method to get the size for the array of features.


    If TopLevelOnly is false, then this method gets all of the feature and child features in this document.  It does not get features in components.


    The features that are returned by this method can be in any order. You should not rely on the order to indicate anything about children or parents. If hierarchy and order information is needed, then use IPartDoc::FirstFeature or IPartDoc::IFirstFeature or IModelDoc2::FirstFeature or IModelDoc2::FirstFeatureIFeature::GetNextFeature or IFeatureIGetNextFeature, IFeature::GetFirstSubFeature or IFeature::IGetFirstSubFeature, and IFeature::GetNextSubFeature or IFeature::IGetNextSubFeature to retrieve your information.


    See Also


    SOLIDWORKS 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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