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Get Fixed Face of Flatten-Bends Feature Example (VB.NET)

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.
'------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
Sub main()
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2 Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr Dim swFeat As Feature Dim swBends As BendsFeatureData Dim swFace As Face2 Dim swEntity As Entity Dim bRet As Boolean
swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1) swBends = swFeat.GetDefinition
' Roll back to access the Process-Bends feature data bRet = swBends.AccessSelections(swModel, Nothing) swFace = swBends.GetFixedFace swEntity = swFace bRet = swEntity.Select4(False, Nothing)
Stop ' Press F5
' Cancel any changes made swBends.ReleaseSelectionAccess()
End Sub
	Public swApp As SldWorks
End Class


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