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Get Spot Weld Connector Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the properties of a spot weld connector.

//---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation as an add-in (in SOLIDWORKS, click 
//    Tools > Add-ins > SOLIDWORKS Simulation > OK).

// 2. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation primary interop assembly as a reference
//    (in the IDE, click Project > Add Reference > .NET > 
//    SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks > OK).

// 3. Ensure the specified part exists.
// 4. Open the Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Opens the specified part.
// 2. Activates the Ready study.
// 3. Prints properties of Spot Weld Connector-1 to the Immediate window.
// 4. Meshes the model.
// 5. Analyzes Ready.
// 6. Inspect the Immediate window, the Simulation study tree, and the
//    graphics area.
// 
// NOTE: Because this part is used 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 SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace AddSpotWeldConnector_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        public void Main()
        {
            CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS = null;
            CwAddincallback CWObject = default(CwAddincallback);
            CWModelDoc ActDoc = default(CWModelDoc);
            CWStudyManager StudyMngr = default(CWStudyManager);
            CWStudy Study = default(CWStudy);
            CWMesh CwMesh = default(CWMesh);
            ModelDoc2 Part = default(ModelDoc2);
            CWLoadsAndRestraintsManager LBCMgr = default(CWLoadsAndRestraintsManager);
            CWSpotWeldConnector spotWeldConnector = default(CWSpotWeldConnector);
            int longstatus = 0;
            int longwarnings = 0;
            int errCode = 0;
            double el = 0;
            double tl = 0;
 
 
            Part = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2017\\Simulation Examples\\car_model.sldasm", 2, 0, ""ref longstatus, ref longwarnings);
            if (Part == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to open C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2017\\Simulation Examples\\car_model.sldasm");
 
 
            // Get SOLIDWORKS Simulation add-in
            CWObject = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("SldWorks.Simulation");
            if (CWObject == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get the Simulation add-in");
            COSMOSWORKS = CWObject.CosmosWorks;
            if (COSMOSWORKS == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get CosmosWorks");
 
            // Get active document
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            if (ActDoc == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No active document");
 
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            if (StudyMngr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWStudyManager object");
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(0);
            if (Study == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWStudy object");
 
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 0;
 
            LBCMgr = Study.LoadsAndRestraintsManager;
            if (LBCMgr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWLoadsAndRestraintsManager object");
 
            spotWeldConnector = (CWSpotWeldConnector)LBCMgr.GetLoadsAndRestraints(2, out errCode);
            Debug.Print("Spot Weld Connector-1");
            spotWeldConnector.SpotWeldConnectorBeginEdit();
            Debug.Print("  Source entity count: " + spotWeldConnector.GetSourceEntityCount());
            Debug.Print("  Target entity count: " + spotWeldConnector.GetTargetEntityCount());
            Debug.Print("  Location count: " + spotWeldConnector.GetSpotWeldLocationCount());
            Debug.Print("  Diameter: " + spotWeldConnector.SpotWeldDiameterValue);
            Debug.Print("  Diameter units as defined in swsLinearUnit_e: " + spotWeldConnector.SpotWeldDiameterUnit);
            spotWeldConnector.SpotWeldConnectorEndEdit();
 
            // Mesh model
            CwMesh = Study.Mesh;
            if (CwMesh == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWMesh object");
            CwMesh.Quality = 1;
            CwMesh.GetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance(0, out el, out tl);
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, el, tl);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Mesh failed");
 
            // Run analysis
            errCode = Study.RunAnalysis();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Analysis failed with error code as defined in swsRunAnalysisError_e: " + errCode);
 
 
        }
 
        private void ErrorMsg(SldWorks SwApp, string Message)
        {
            swApp.SendMsgToUser2(Message, 0, 0);
            swApp.RecordLine("'*** WARNING - General");
            swApp.RecordLine("'*** " + Message);
            swApp.RecordLine("");
 
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}
 

 



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