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Insert MidSurface in Component (VB.NET)

This example shows how to insert a midsurface feature 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.


Imports SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks

Imports SolidWorks.Interop.swconst

Imports System

Imports System.Diagnostics


Partial Class SolidWorksMacro


    Dim swModel As ModelDoc2

    Dim swExt As ModelDocExtension

    Dim swSelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Dim swComp As Component2

    Dim swFeat As Feature

    Dim swView As View

    Dim filePath As String

    Dim macroPath As String

    Dim swAssem As AssemblyDoc

    Dim swPart As PartDoc

    Dim swDraw As DrawingDoc

    Dim boolStatus As Boolean

    Dim featMgr As FeatureManager


    Public Sub main()


        swModel = swApp.ActiveDoc

        swExt = swModel.Extension

        swSelMgr = swModel.SelectionManager

        featMgr = swModel.FeatureManager


        swAssem = swModel


        Dim vComponents As Object

        vComponents = swAssem.GetComponents(True)


        swComp = vComponents(0)


        Dim vBodies As Object

        vBodies = swComp.GetBodies2(swBodyType_e.swSolidBody)


        Dim pBody As Body2

        pBody = vBodies(0)


        Dim midSurf As MidSurface3

        midSurf = featMgr.InsertMidSurface(pBody, swComp.GetModelDoc2, 0.5, True)


        Debug.Print("Face count: " & midSurf.GetFaceCount)


    End Sub


    ''' <summary>

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

    ''' </summary>

    Public swApp As SldWorks


End Class

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