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CreateDefinition Method (IFeatureManager)

Creates a feature data object of the specified type.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateDefinition( _
   ByVal Type As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim Type As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateDefinition(Type)
System.object CreateDefinition( 
   System.int Type
System.Object^ CreateDefinition( 
&   System.int Type



Feature name ID as defined in swFeatureNameID_e:

  • swFmHoleWzd (Hole Wizard hole)
  • swFmSweepThread (sweep thread)
  • swFmRefSurface (surface sweep)
  • swFmSweep (boss sweep)
  • swFmSweepCut (cut sweep)
  • swFmLibraryFeature (library feature)

Return Value

Hole Wizard holethreadsweep, or library feature data object; Nothing or null otherwise



For sweep features only, this method initializes the sweep feature data object with default data. For library, thread, and Wizard Hole holes, initialize methods exist to initialize feature data objects. See the See Also section.

For additional information, see:


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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