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Get Fixed Face of Flatten-Bends Feature Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the fixed face of a flatten-bends feature.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Open a sheet metal part.
// 2. Select a Process-Bends feature in the FeatureManager design
//    tree.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Rolls the FeatureManager design tree back to the feature
//    that contains the fixed face of the Process-Bends feature.
// 2. Selects the fixed face of the Process-Bends feature.
// 3. Examine the FeatureManager design tree and graphics area,
//    then press F5.
// 4. Rolls the FeatureManager design tree forward.
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace GetFixedFace_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro

public void Main()
ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
SelectionMgr swSelMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
Feature swFeat = default(Feature);
BendsFeatureData swBends = default(BendsFeatureData);
Face2 swFace = default(Face2);
Entity swEntity = default(Entity);
bool bRet = false;

            swModel = (
            swSelMgr = (
            swFeat = (
Feature)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swBends = (

// Roll back to access the Process-Bends feature data
            bRet = swBends.AccessSelections(swModel, null);

            swFace = (
            swEntity = (
            bRet = swEntity.Select4(
false, null);

// Press F5

            // Cancel any changes made


public SldWorks swApp;

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