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Insert and Resize Sketch Slot (C#)

This example shows how to insert a sketch slot and resize it.


// Preconditions:  Part document is open.


// Postconditions: Sketch slot is inserted in

//                 a new sketch, then re-sized.


using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;

using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;

using System;

using System.Diagnostics;

namespace ExampleCS.csproj


    public partial class SolidWorksMacro


        ModelDoc2 swModel;

        ModelDocExtension swExt;

        SelectionMgr swSelMgr;

        bool boolstatus;

        PartDoc swPart;

        SketchManager skManager;

        public void Main()


            swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc as ModelDoc2;

            swExt = swModel.Extension;

            swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager as SelectionMgr;

            skManager = swModel.SketchManager;

            swPart = swModel as PartDoc;

            boolstatus = swExt.SelectByID2("Front Plane", "PLANE", 0, 0, 0, false, 0, null, 0);


            SketchSlot swSketchSlot;

            swSketchSlot = skManager.CreateSketchSlot((int)swSketchSlotCreationType_e.swSketchSlotCreationType_line, (int)swSketchSlotLengthType_e.swSketchSlotLengthType_CenterCenter,

                0.05, -0.05, 0, 0, 0.05, 0, 0, 0,0, 0, 1, false);

            swSketchSlotLengthType_e lengthType;

            lengthType = (swSketchSlotLengthType_e)swSketchSlot.LengthType;

            Debug.Print("Length: " + swSketchSlot.Length);

            Debug.Print("Length Type: " + lengthType.ToString());

            Debug.Print("Width: " + swSketchSlot.Width);


            // Edit the original slot

            swSketchSlot.Width = swSketchSlot.Width * 2.0;



        /// <summary>

        ///  The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;



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