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Get What's Wrong Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the What's Wrong information for a document.




// Preconditions: Model document is active. Examine the Immediate

//      window after running this macro to see the What's Wrong

//      items in the model document.


// Postconditions: None



using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;


namespace GetWhatsWrongCSharp.csproj


    public partial class SolidWorksMacro


        public void Main()



        ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);

        ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt = default(ModelDocExtension);

        object oFeatures;

        object oErrorCodes;

        object oWarnings;

        object[] Features = null;

        int[] ErrorCodes = null;

        bool[] Warnings = null;

        bool boolstatus = false;

        int i = 0;

        int nbrWhatsWrong = 0;

        Feature swFeature = default(Feature);


        swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;

        swModelDocExt = (ModelDocExtension)swModel.Extension;


        nbrWhatsWrong = swModelDocExt.GetWhatsWrongCount();

        Debug.Print("Number of What's Wrong items: " + nbrWhatsWrong);


        if (nbrWhatsWrong > 0) {

            boolstatus = swModelDocExt.GetWhatsWrong(out oFeatures, out oErrorCodes, out oWarnings);

            Features = (object[])oFeatures;

            ErrorCodes = (int[])oErrorCodes;

            Warnings = (bool[])oWarnings;

            for (i = 0; i < Features.Length; i++) {

                swFeature = (Feature)Features[i];

                Debug.Print(" Name of feature: " + swFeature.GetTypeName2());

                Debug.Print(" Error: " + ErrorCodes[i]);

                Debug.Print(" Did SOLIDWORKS flag this item as a warning ? " + Warnings[i]);




        else {

            Debug.Print("No What's Wrong items.");




        /// <summary>

        ///  The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;



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