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CreateExtrudedBody Method (IModeler)

Creates a temporary extruded body.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreateExtrudedBody( _
   ByVal SheetBody As Body2, _
   ByVal Direction As MathVector, _
   ByVal Length As System.Double _
) As Body2
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModeler
Dim SheetBody As Body2
Dim Direction As MathVector
Dim Length As System.Double
Dim value As Body2
value = instance.CreateExtrudedBody(SheetBody, Direction, Length)
Body2 CreateExtrudedBody( 
   Body2 SheetBody,
   MathVector Direction,
   System.double Length
Body2^ CreateExtrudedBody( 
&   Body2^ SheetBody,
&   MathVector^ Direction,
&   System.double Length


Sheet body that defines the profile for the temporary extruded body (see Remarks)
Direction of the axis for the temporary extruded body
Length of the temporary extruded body

Return Value

Temporary extruded body



Before calling this method:

  1. Call IModeler::CreateArc, IModeler::ICreateArc, IModeler::CreateEllipse, IModeler::ICreateEllipse, IModeler::CreateLine, or IModeler::ICreateLine to create curves that define the profile of the body that you want to extrude.
  2. Call ICurve::CreateTrimmedCurve2 to trim the curves of arcs and lines only.
  3. Call ISurface::CreateTrimmedSheet4 or ISurface::ICreateTrimmedSheet4 to create the profile body, passing in either trimmed arcs and lines or untrimmed elliptical curves.
  4. Set SheetBody to the profile body.

After calling this method, call IBody2::Display3 to display the extrusion.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2006 SP2, Revision Number 14.2

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