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Create Body From Deformed Shape Example (C#)

This example shows how to save the deformed shape that results from running a static study.

// 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 that c:\temp exists.
// 4. Ensure that the specified model exists.
// 5. Open an Immediate window.
// Postconditions:
//  1. Opens the model document.
//  2. Adds a default elemental strain plot.
//  3. Gets the static study.
//  4. Meshes the model.
//  5. Sets the solver type.
//  6. Analyzes the study.
//  7. Creates the Strain1 plot.
//  8. Saves only the SOLIDWORKS body from the deformed shape in
//     c:\temp\deformedBody.sldprt.

//  9. Gets the size of the deform coordinate array.
// 10. Gets the plot definition of Strain1.
// 11. Inspect the Immediate window and c:\temp.
// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save 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 CreateDeformedBody_CSharp.csproj
    partial class SolidWorksMacro

        public void Main()
            ModelDoc2 Part = default(ModelDoc2);
            string fileName = null;
            int errors = 0;
            int warnings = 0;
            int errCode = 0;
            CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS = default(CosmosWorks);
            CwAddincallback CWAddinCallBack = default(CwAddincallback);
            CWModelDoc ActDoc = default(CWModelDoc);
            CWStudyManager StudyMngr = default(CWStudyManager);
            CWStudy Study = default(CWStudy);
            CWStaticStudyOptions StaticOptions = default(CWStaticStudyOptions);
            CWMesh CWFeatObj = default(CWMesh);
            CWResults res = default(CWResults);
            const double MeshEleSize = 1.4769;
            const double MeshTol = 0.073847;

            fileName = "C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2017\\tutorial\\api\\tjoint.sldprt";
            Part = swApp.OpenDoc6(fileName, (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, 1, ""ref errors, ref warnings);
            CWAddinCallBack = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("SldWorks.Simulation");
            COSMOSWORKS = CWAddinCallBack.CosmosWorks;
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            errCode = ActDoc.AddDefaultStaticStudyPlot((int)swsDefaultStaticResultTypes_e.swsStaticResultElementalStrain, (int)swsStaticResultElementalStrainComponentTypes_e.swsStaticElementalStrain_ENERGY);
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(1);
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 1;
            CWFeatObj = Study.Mesh;
            CWFeatObj.MesherType = 0;
            CWFeatObj.Quality = 0;
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, MeshEleSize, MeshTol);
            CWFeatObj = null;
            //Set solver type to FFEPlus
            StaticOptions = Study.StaticStudyOptions;
            StaticOptions.SolverType = 2;
            //Run analysis
            errCode = Study.RunAnalysis();
            res = Study.Results;

            //Save only the SOLIDWORKS body from the deformed shape
            errCode = res.CreateDeformedBody2((int)swsCreateDeformedBodyOption_e.swsCreateDeformedBodyAsPart, (int)swsCreateDeformedBodyAdvancedOption_e.swsCreateDeformedBodyAdvanced_OutputBodyOnly, 1, "deformedBody""c:\\temp");
            Debug.Print("Create deformed body result code as defined in swsCreateDeformedBodyError_e: " + errCode);
            Debug.Print("Option to use when the deformed body fails to sew into a solid object as defined in swsCreateDeformedBodyFailedSewOption_e: " + res.GetDeformedBodyFailedSewOption());
            object[] vCoord = null;
            int plotType = 0;
            string nComp = "";
            bool bNodal = false;
            bool bDeformed = false;
            double dScaleFactor = 0;
            vCoord = (object[])res.GetDeformedCoord("Strain1"out errCode);
            Debug.Print("Deformed coordinate array size: " + vCoord.GetUpperBound(0));
            errCode = res.GetPlotDefinition("Strain1"out plotType, out nComp, out bNodal, out bDeformed, out dScaleFactor);
            Debug.Print("Plot definition");
            Debug.Print("  Name: Strain1");
            Debug.Print("  Type as defined in swsPlotResultTypes_e: " + plotType);
            Debug.Print("  Component name: " + nComp);
            Debug.Print("  Nodal? (True = nodal, False = elemental) " + bNodal);
            Debug.Print("  Deformed? " + bDeformed);
            Debug.Print("  Scale factor: " + dScaleFactor);
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
        public SldWorks swApp;



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