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Modify Fillet Weld Bead Example (C#)

This example shows how to modify a fillet weld bead..

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Open public_documents\samples\tutorial\api\weldment_box3.sldprt.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Inspect the Immediate window to see the properties of Fillet Bead1.
// 2. Modifies some properties of Fillet Bead1.
//
// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace GetWeldBeadFeatureData_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        ModelDoc2 swModel;
        ModelDocExtension swModelDocExt;
        SelectionMgr swSelMgr;
        WeldmentBeadFeatureData swWeldBead;
        Feature swFeat;
        SelectData swSelData;
        Vertex v1;
        Vertex v2;
        object[] set1;
        object[] faceVar;
        object[] ve;
        object fVar1;
        object fVar2;
        object[] f1 = new object[1];
        object[] f2 = new object[2];
        object[] e = new object[1];
        double bdlen;
        double bdPitch;
        double bdsz;
        int bdTy;
        int i;
        bool boolstatus;
 
        public void Main()
        {
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
            swModelDocExt = swModel.Extension;
            swSelMgr = (SelectionMgr)swModel.SelectionManager;
            swSelData = swSelMgr.CreateSelectData();
 
            //Select Fillet Bead1 feature
            boolstatus = swModelDocExt.SelectByID2("Fillet Bead1""BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);
            swFeat = (Feature)swSelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
            swWeldBead = (WeldmentBeadFeatureData)swFeat.GetDefinition();
 
            //Roll back to the feature just before Fillet Bead1
            boolstatus = swWeldBead.AccessSelections(swModel, null);
 
            //Get Fillet Bead1 properties
            Debug.Print("Fillet Bead1 properties:");
            bdlen = swWeldBead.get_BeadLength((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide);
            Debug.Print("  Weld bead length: " + bdlen);
 
            bdPitch = swWeldBead.get_BeadPitch((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide);
            Debug.Print("  Weld bead pitch: " + bdPitch);
 
            bdsz = swWeldBead.get_BeadSize((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide);
            Debug.Print("  Weld bead size: " + bdsz);
 
            bdTy = swWeldBead.get_BeadType((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide);
            Debug.Print("  Weld bead type as defined in swWeldBeadType_e: " + bdTy);
 
            Debug.Print("  Propagate the weld bead along the tangent? " + swWeldBead.TangentPropagation);
            Debug.Print("  Apply weld bead to both sides of intersecting faces? " + swWeldBead.UseOtherSide);
 
            //Get Fillet Bead1 faces
            swWeldBead.GetFaces((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide, out fVar1, out fVar2);
            faceVar = (object[])fVar2;
            set1 = (object[])fVar1;
 
            for (i = faceVar.GetLowerBound(0); i <= faceVar.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                ((Entity)faceVar[i]).Select4(true, swSelData);
            }
 
            for (i = set1.GetLowerBound(0); i <= set1.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                ((Entity)set1[i]).Select4(true, swSelData);
            }
 
            //Get Fillet Bead1 virtual edges
            ve = (object[])swWeldBead.GetVirtualEdges(false, (int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide);
 
            for (i = ve.GetLowerBound(0); i <= ve.GetUpperBound(0); i++)
            {
                boolstatus = ((Entity)ve[i]).Select4(true, swSelData);
                v1 = (Vertex)((Edge)ve[i]).GetStartVertex();
                v2 = (Vertex)((Edge)ve[i]).GetEndVertex();
            }
 
            swModel.ClearSelection2(true);
 
            //Set new properties of Fillet Bead1
            swWeldBead.set_BeadLength((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide, bdlen * 0.5);
            swWeldBead.set_BeadPitch((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide, bdPitch * 0.5);
            swWeldBead.set_BeadSize((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide, bdsz * 0.5);
            swWeldBead.set_BeadType((int)swWeldBeadSide_e.swWeldBeadArrowSide, bdTy);
 
            //Modify Fillet Bead1
            boolstatus = swFeat.ModifyDefinition(swWeldBead, swModel, null);
 
        }
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
 
 
}



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