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Get Shut-Off Surface Data Example (VB.NET)

This example shows how to get a shut-off surface feature's data.

'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Preconditions: Open a model that contains a Shut-Off Surface1 feature with
' the patch type of swShutOffSurfacePatchType_e.swPatchTypeTangent = 2.
'
' Postconditions:
' 1. Gets Shut-Off Surface1 data.
' 2. Gets the tangent faces for the specified loops where to create the patches.
' 3. Creates the patches on the opposite tangent faces.
' 4. Examine the graphic area and Immediate window.
'----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks
Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst
Imports System.Runtime.InteropServices
Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro
    

    
Dim swModel As ModelDoc2
    
Dim swModelDocExt As ModelDocExtension
    
Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr
    
Dim swFeat As Feature
    
Dim swFeatData As ShutOffSurfaceFeatureData
    
Dim swEnt As Entity
    
Dim params As Object
    Dim boolstatus As Boolean
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim j As Integer

    Sub main()

        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc
        swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension
        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2(
"Shut-Off Surface1", "REFSURFACE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOption_e.swSelectOptionDefault)

        swFeat = swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1)
        swFeatData = swFeat.GetDefinition

        boolstatus = swFeatData.AccessSelections(swModel,
Nothing)

        Debug.Print(
"Status = " + CStr(swFeatData.Status))
        Debug.Print(
"Knit flag = " + CStr(swFeatData.Knit))
        Debug.Print(
"Edge count = " + CStr(swFeatData.GetEdgeCount))
        Debug.Print(
"Loop count = " + CStr(swFeatData.GetLoopCount))

        
For i = 0 To swFeatData.GetLoopCount - 1
            Debug.Print(
"Loop(" + CStr(i) + ")")
            Debug.Print(
"    Edge count = " + CStr(swFeatData.GetLoopEdgeCount(i)))
            Debug.Print(
"    Patch type = " + CStr(swFeatData.LoopPatchType(i)))

            params = swFeatData.LoopEdges(i)

            
For j = 0 To UBound(params)
                swEnt = params(j)
                boolstatus = swEnt.Select4(
False, Nothing)
            
Next j
        
Next i

        params = swFeatData.Edges

        
For i = 0 To UBound(params)
            swEnt = params(i)
            boolstatus = swEnt.Select4(
False, Nothing)

            swEnt = swFeatData.GetFaceTangentTo(i)

            
If Not swEnt Is Nothing Then
                boolstatus = swEnt.Select4(True, Nothing)
            
End If

            swFeatData.FlipFaceTangentTo(i)

            swEnt = swFeatData.GetFaceTangentTo(i)

            
If Not swEnt Is Nothing Then
                boolstatus = swEnt.Select4(True, Nothing)
            
End If

            swFeatData.FlipFaceTangentTo(i)

        
Next i

        boolstatus = swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swFeatData, swModel,
Nothing)

    
End Sub

    
    
Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

 



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