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CreateMate Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Creates a mate with the specified feature data object.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateMate( _
   ByVal MateData As System.Object _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim MateData As System.Object
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.CreateMate(MateData)
System.object CreateMate( 
   System.object MateData
System.Object^ CreateMate( 
&   System.Object^ MateData


Mate-specific object (see Remarks)

Return Value



See the Example sections of the interfaces listed in Remarks.


IMateFeatureData is the base interface for the following mate-specific interfaces (an asterisk indicates that pre-selection of mate entities during mate creation is supported):

To create a standard, advanced, or mechanical mate:

  1. Use IAssemblyDoc::CreateMateData to access a MateFeatureData object.
  2. Set the general properties of the MateFeatureData object.
  3. Cast the MateFeatureData object to one of the mate-specific objects. 
  4. Follow specific instructions in the Remarks of the mate-specific interface, set specific properties of the mate-specific object, and/or pre-select entities to mate for asterisked interfaces above.
  5. Call this method, passing in the mate-specific object.

To create:


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2018 FCS, Revision Number 26.0

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