Série de vidéos sur les corps importés - 3. Réparation d'un modèle importé (sélection automatique des bords ouverts à l'aide d'une macro) [VIDEO]

Article by Alin Vargatu, CSWE updated July 17, 2013

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In the first episode of this series I deleted a faulty face from an imported model, only to re-create it using the planar surface feature in the second episode. I hope you remember how cumbersome it was to select all those unconnected open loops in order to define the boundary of the new planar surface.

Fortunately, any repetitive manual work could easily be performed by macros (the equivalent of industrial robots in SolidWorks). It actually took less than 5 minutes for my colleague Adam Bridgman, who is teaching the SolidWorks Visual Basic and the SolidWorks API courses here at Javelin, to write a macro for selecting all the open edges from a part.

As you will see in the third video of this series, re-creating a planar surface with a very complex boundary becomes a simple and fast task when using Adam’s macro.

Come back to the Javelin’s blog tomorrow to read Adam’s article describing the logic behind this macro.

Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Alin est un ingénieur d'application SOLIDWORKS Elite et un contributeur avide à la communauté SOLIDWORKS. Alin a fait de nombreuses présentations lors de SOLIDWORKS World, de sommets techniques et de réunions de groupes d'utilisateurs, tout en étant très actif sur le forum SOLIDWORKS.