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Get Gusset Feature Data Example (C#)

This example shows how to get some data for a gusset feature.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Verify that the specified part document to open exists.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Opens the specified part document.
// 2. Selects and gets the Gusset1 feature.
// 3. Gets some Gusset1 feature data.
// 4. Examine the Immediate window.
// NOTE: Because the part is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace GussetFeatureDataCSharp.csproj
    public partial class SolidWorksMacro
        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt = default(ModelDocExtension);
            SelectionMgr swSelectionMgr = default(SelectionMgr);
            Feature swFeature = default(Feature);
            GussetFeatureData swGussetFeatureData = default(GussetFeatureData);
            bool status = false;
            string fileName = null;
            int errors = 0;
            int warnings = 0;
            Face2 oneFace = null;
            Face2 twoFace = null;
            //Open part document
            fileName = "C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2018\\samples\\tutorial\\api\\weldment_box3.sldprt";
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, ""ref errors, ref warnings);
            //Select and get Gusset1
            swModelDocExt = (ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;
            status = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Gusset1""BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swSelectionMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swFeature = (Feature)swSelectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swGussetFeatureData = (GussetFeatureData)swFeature.GetDefinition();
            //Access Gusset1 and get some feature data
            swGussetFeatureData.AccessSelections(swModel, null);
            Debug.Print("Profile type: " + swGussetFeatureData.ProfileType);
            Debug.Print("Thickness type: " + swGussetFeatureData.ThicknessType);
            Debug.Print("Thickness: " + swGussetFeatureData.Thickness);
            if (swGussetFeatureData.OffsetUsed == true)
                Debug.Print("Profile offset distance: " + swGussetFeatureData.ProfileOffsetDistance);
                Debug.Print("No profile offset used.");
            status = swGussetFeatureData.GetSupportingFaces(out oneFace, out twoFace);
            status = oneFace.IsSame(twoFace);
            Debug.Print("Is the first supporting face the same as the second supporting face: " + status);
        /// <summary>
        ///  The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;

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