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SolidWorks Document Manager API Get Solid Body Names

Question asked by Dan Peacock on Jan 4, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 9, 2017 by Dan Peacock

Hi All,

 

Background: I'm using the SolidWorks Document Manager API to extract Parasolid parts from SolidWorks files.

 

I can successfully extract the Solid Bodies as Parasolid Transmit and Partition files (using GetImportedBody and GetPartitionStream on the ISwDMConfiguration3 object respectively), but for most files I don't get the friendly names that appear inside SolidWorks in the Project Tree (in a group called Solid Bodies).

 

Does anyone know if there is a way to get this from the SLDPRT file?

 

The occasional Parasolid Part seems to have a name attribute set (SDL/TYSA_NAME) but most do not.

 

Thanks for any advice,

 

Dan

 

Renamed title "Software" -> "SolidWorks"

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