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FirstFeature Method (IPartDoc)

Gets the first feature in the part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function FirstFeature() As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IPartDoc
Dim value As Object
value = instance.FirstFeature()
object FirstFeature()
Object^ FirstFeature(); 

Return Value

First feature in the part



If a feature is suppressed, this method will still access the feature.

Access to the next feature in the FeatureManager design tree and access to subfeatures is supported by IFeature::GetNextFeature or IFeature::IGetNextFeature and IFeature::GetFirstSubFeature or IFeature::IGetFirstSubFeature.

Your application should not assume that the name or the order of SolidWorks features is always the same. For example, you should not assume that the first feature in the list is always a reference plane. Additionally, because feature names are customizable, you cannot assume that the first reference plane feature is named Plane1. See IFeature::GetTypeName and IFeature::Name for details.



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