Hide Table of Contents
ICreateBodyFromCyl2 Method (IModeler)

Creates a temporary body from cylinder dimensions.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function ICreateBodyFromCyl2( _
   ByRef CylDimArray As System.Double _
) As Body2
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IModeler
Dim CylDimArray As System.Double
Dim value As Body2
value = instance.ICreateBodyFromCyl2(CylDimArray)
Body2 ICreateBodyFromCyl2( 
   ref System.double CylDimArray
Body2^ ICreateBodyFromCyl2( 
&   System.double% CylDimArray


Array containing 8 doubles (see Remarks)


TheCylArray argument is the following array of doubles:

 [ cylFaceCenter[3], cylAxis[3], cylRadius, cylHeight ]




XYZ location that represents the center of one of the cylinder faces


XYZ direction; the cylinder is extruded along this vector from the cylFaceCenter location for a distance of cylHeight


Cylinder radius


Length to extrude along the cylAxis direction; if cylHeight is 0, then a sheet body is created of dimension cylRadius and whose normal is defined by cylAxis


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2001Plus FCS, Revision Number 10.0

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   ICreateBodyFromCyl2 Method (IModeler)
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: API Help (English only) 2017 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.