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Get Names of Creators of Features Example (C#)

This example shows how to get the names of the creators of features in a part document.

//-------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions: 
// 1. Verify that the specified part exists.
// 2. Open the Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions: 
// 1. Gets the names of the features and their creators.
// 2. Examine the Immediate window.
//-------------------------------------------------
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
 
namespace CloseDocCSharp.csproj
{
 
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
 
        public void Main()
        {
            ModelDoc2 swModel = default(ModelDoc2);
            Feature swFeat = default(Feature);
            string Filename = null;
            int errors = 0;
            int warnings = 0;
 
            Filename = "C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2018\\samples\\tutorial\\api\\cstick.sldprt";
 
            // Open document
            swApp.OpenDoc6(Filename, (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, ""ref errors, ref warnings);
            swModel = (ModelDoc2)swApp.ActiveDoc;
 
            // Get first feature in this part document
            swFeat = (Feature)swModel.FirstFeature();
 
            // Iterate over features in this part document in 
            // FeatureManager design tree 
            while ((swFeat != null))
            {
                // Write the name of the feature and its 
                // creator to the Immediate window
                Debug.Print("  Feature " + swFeat.Name + " created by " + swFeat.CreatedBy);
 
                // Get next feature in this part document
                swFeat = (Feature)swFeat.GetNextFeature();
            }
 
            swApp.CloseDoc(Filename);
 
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
}


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