November 18, 2015 at 21:31 #1922
I’m trying to use Master_GDL script for the first time. My goal is to set a value for a user global variable in the master script, and have subsequent scripts run during 3d window generation and use the value.
My first effort is not working, and I suspect I’m missing something obvious.
– created with ArchiCAD gdl editor
– object name is “MASTER_GLD”
– object subtype set to “LIBRARY MASTER”
– variable is set in master script (only script space available)
– “GLOB_USER_1=5” is code used
But GLOB_USER_1 evaluates to 0, not 5, when accessed in another script.
November 19, 2015 at 03:35 #1923
I replied in Archicad-talk but I think the problem is that you just need to reload the library to activate the Master_GDL object.
Versions 6.5 to 20
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November 19, 2015 at 20:16 #1924
Thanks, Barry. I finally worked through this problem. Turns out a reload isn’t enough! The most reliable, and quickest, way I found to get updated master_gdl user-global values to update was to open Library Manager, duplicate the existing master_gdl script, the delete the old one. After that 3d windows would reflect the new values right away. I had tried reloading first, and that wouldn’t do it, even with a manual rebuild-from-model action.
November 23, 2015 at 10:34 #1928
Did you try it with “Reload Libraries and Apply all the Changes”? If you tried with this, and it did not help, then could you send us a test file to let us check it? You can send it via mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, and please tell us about your operating system and ARCHICAD version and buildnum.
Team Leader, Library Team
December 4, 2015 at 16:10 #1976
I have sent you a test file to the email address you provided above.
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