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Create Results Equation Plot Example (C#)

This example shows how to create a results equation plot in 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. Add a breakpoint to the line that begins with "EqnResultMinMax = ".
// 4. Add a breakpoint to the line that begins with "EqnResultEntire = ".

// 5. Open public_documents\Simulation Examples\tutor1.sldprt.  
// 
// Postconditions:
// 1. Activates Ready static study.
// 2. Meshes and runs the study.
// 3. Creates results equation plot, Equation1.
// 4. Press F8 to execute the current line.
// 5. Click Debug > Windows > Locals.
// 6. Inspect local variable EqnResultMinMax to see the nodal minimum and maximum
//    for Equation1 for the entire model.
// 7. Press F8 to execute the current line.
// 8. Inspect local variable EqnResultEntire to see the nodal results
//    for Equation1 for the entire model.
// 9. Press F5 to complete the macro.
//10. Inspect My Equation Plot in the graphics area.

//
// 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 System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks;
namespace CreateResultsEquationPlot_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        public void Main()
        {
 
            CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS = default(CosmosWorks);
            CwAddincallback CWAddinCallBack = default(CwAddincallback);
            CWModelDoc ActDoc = default(CWModelDoc);
            CWStudyManager StudyMngr = default(CWStudyManager);
            CWStudy Study = default(CWStudy);
            CWMesh CWMesh = default(CWMesh);
            CWResults CWResult = default(CWResults);
            CWPlot PostPlot = default(CWPlot);
 
            string sEqtn;
            string sTitle;
            int errCode = 0;
            double el = 0;
            double tl = 0;
 
            CWAddinCallBack = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("CosmosWorks.CosmosWorks");
            if (CWAddinCallBack == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CWAddinCallBack object"true);
            COSMOSWORKS = CWAddinCallBack.CosmosWorks;
            if (COSMOSWORKS == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No CosmosWorks object"true);
 
            //Get active document
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            if (ActDoc == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No active document"true);
 
            //Get Ready study
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            if (StudyMngr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No study manager object"true);
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 0;
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(0);
            if (Study == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Study not created"true);
 
            //Mesh
            CWMesh = Study.Mesh;
            if (CWMesh == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No mesh object"false);
            CWMesh.Quality = 0;
            CWMesh.GetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance(0, out el, out tl);
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, el, tl);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Mesh failed"true);
 
            //Run analysis
            errCode = Study.RunAnalysis();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Analysis failed"true);
 
            //Get results
            CWResult = Study.Results;
            if (CWResult == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No result object"false);
 
            //Create results equation plot
            sEqtn = "\"P1: 1st Principal Stress\" + \"P2: 2nd Principal Stress\" + \"P3: 3rd Principal Stress\"";
            sTitle = "My Equation Plot";
    
            PostPlot = CWResult.CreateResultsEquationPlot(sEqtn, sTitle, false, (int)swsUnit_e.swsUnitSI, 1, (int)swsShellFace_e.swsShellFace_Top, out errCode);
 
            object EqnResultMinMax = null;
            object EqnResultEntire = null;
            EqnResultMinMax = CWResult.GetMinMaxResultsEquationValues(sEqtn, false, 0, 1, 0, out errCode);
            EqnResultEntire = CWResult.GetResultsEquationValuesForEntities(sEqtn, false, 0, 1, 0, nullout errCode);
 
        }
 
        public void ErrorMsg(SldWorks SwApp, string Message, bool EndTest)
        {
            SwApp.SendMsgToUser2(Message, 0, 0);
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** WARNING - General");
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** " + Message);
            SwApp.RecordLine("");
        }
 
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}
 
 
 
 


 
 
 

 



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