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Create a planar surface

Question asked by Dennis Moll on Jan 27, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 27, 2015 by Keith Rice

Hello together,


i have problems to create a working planar surface in C#. My first try with random coordinates was this where mSWmodeler is the modeler.


double[] surfaceRoot = new double[3] {0, 0, 0};

double[] surfaceNormal = new double[3] {1, 0, 0 };

double[] surfaceCoordinateSystem = new double[3] { 1, 0, 0 };

Surface intersectionPlane = (Surface)mSWModeler.CreatePlanarSurface2(surfaceRoot, surfaceNormal, surfaceCoordinateSystem);

bool test = intersectionPlane.IsPlane();


But every time i use the surface in a method, e.g. the IsPlane here or Surface::IntersectCurve(), solidworks crashes with the error: exception of HRRESULT: 0x80010108 (RPC_E_DISCONNECTED))


Another idea was this:


mSWBody.CreatePlanarSurface(surfaceRoot, surfaceNormal);


This doesn't return the surface and the the surface does't show up in the featuretree or the 3dmodel. I hope someone could help me.