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Move Assembly Components to New Folder Example (C#)

This example shows how to move selected assembly components to a newly created folder in the FeatureManager design tree.

// Preconditions:
// 1. Verify that the specified assembly to open exists.
// 2. Open an Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
// 1. Opens the specified assembly document.
// 2. Selects the valve<1> and valve_guide<1> components.
// 3. Creates a folder named Folder1 in the FeatureManager design tree.
// 4. Moves the valve<1> and valve_guide<1> components to Folder1,
//    which you can verify by expanding Folder1.
// 5. Examine the Immediate window.
// NOTE: Because the assembly document is used by elsewhere,
// do not save any changes.

using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace FeatureFolderLocation_CSharp.csproj
partial class SolidWorksMacro
ModelDoc2 modelDoc2;
AssemblyDoc assemblyDoc;
FeatureManager featureMgr;
ModelDocExtension modelDocExt;
SelectionMgr selectionMgr;
Feature feature;
object selObj;
Feature feat;
Feature folderFeat;
int errors;
int warnings;
int count;
Component2 componentToMove;
object[] componentsToMove;
int i;
bool retVal;

public void Main()
//Open assembly document
            swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\samples\\tutorial\\motionstudies\\valve_cam.sldasm", (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, "", ref errors, ref warnings);
            modelDoc2 = (
            assemblyDoc = (

//Select and get the two valve-related components to move to the new folder
            modelDocExt = modelDoc2.Extension;
            selectionMgr = (
"valve-1@valve_cam", "COMPONENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);
            selObj = selectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);
"valve_guide-1@valve_cam", "COMPONENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);
            selectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(2, -1);
            count = selectionMgr.GetSelectedObjectCount2(0);
            componentsToMove =
new object[count];
for (i = 0; i <= count - 1; i++)
                componentToMove = (
Component2)selectionMgr.GetSelectedObjectsComponent4(i + 1, 0);
                componentsToMove[i] = componentToMove;

//Create the folder where to move the selected components
            featureMgr = modelDoc2.FeatureManager;
            feature = featureMgr.InsertFeatureTreeFolder2((
            feature = (

//Move the selected components to the new folder
            retVal = assemblyDoc.ReorderComponents(componentsToMove, feature, (int)swReorderComponentsWhere_e.swReorderComponents_LastInFolder);

"valve-1@valve_cam", "COMPONENT", 0, 0, 0, true, 0, null, 0);
            feat = (
Feature)selectionMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, -1);

            featureMgr = modelDoc2.FeatureManager;
            folderFeat = featureMgr.FeatureFolderLocation(feat);

Debug.Print("Component valve-1@valve_cam folder feature: " + folderFeat.Name);


public SldWorks swApp;



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