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Insert MidSurface in Component (C#)

This example shows how to insert a midsurface in a component.


// Preconditions:  Assembly is open in SOLIDWORKS and must contain at least

//                 one component. The component must contain a solid body.


// Postconditions: A midsurface feature is inserted in the component.


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;

        Component2 swComp;

        AssemblyDoc swAssem;

        FeatureManager featMgr;


        public void Main()


            swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc as ModelDoc2;

            swExt = swModel.Extension;

            swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager as SelectionMgr;

            featMgr = swModel.FeatureManager;

            swAssem = (AssemblyDoc)swModel;

            object[] vComponents;

            vComponents = (object[])swAssem.GetComponents(true);

            swComp = vComponents[0] as Component2;

            object[] vBodies;

            vBodies = (object[])swComp.GetBodies2((int)swBodyType_e.swSolidBody);

            Body2 pBody;

            pBody = vBodies[0] as Body2;

            MidSurface3 midSurf;

            midSurf = featMgr.InsertMidSurface(pBody, swComp.GetModelDoc2() as ModelDoc2, 0.5, true) as MidSurface3;

            Debug.Print("Face count: " + midSurf.GetFaceCount().ToString());


        /// <summary>

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

        /// </summary>

        public SldWorks swApp;



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