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  • #3212

    René Ande
    Participant

    Hi there
    I want to do two things:
    a) read-out the parameters of an object and
    b) hand it over to the user-interface as well as the 3D-script

    The basis was the “Property Label Example AC20.gsm” which I copied to a new element. I added in the masterscript the following comandline:
    n = REQUEST (“Property_Name”, myProperty, _typeName, _groupName, _propertyName)
    test01 = _propertyName
    from that point I could handover the parameter _propertyName to the user-interface as well as the 2D-script. Unfortunatelly the string was always empty when handovered to the 3D-script.
    text 0.001,0 ,test01 -> did not work

    a) how can I easily search in the myProperty array after a certain value, for example “Schloss”
    b) how can I handover the string to the 3D-script

    Thanks in advance

    René

  • #3214

    Gergely Fehér
    Keymaster

    “Property_Name” request is designed for labels: it works in UI and 2d scripts.
    Searching in an array:
    myValueIdx = 0
    for ii = 1 to vardim1(myArray)
    if myArray[ii] = “mySearchValue” then
    myValueIdx = ii
    ii = vardim1(myArray) !break
    endif
    next ii

    Gergely Fehér
    Team Leader, Library Team
    GRAPHISOFT SE

  • #3215

    René Ande
    Participant

    Ok, the other way round, is it possible to read out a variable into an excel which I set in an ui_infield?

    Thanks René

  • #3216

    Gergely Fehér
    Keymaster

    Sorry, I simply don’t understand what do you want. With this request you can get the property’s name, group and type – in 2d script or UI. You should not store or export this to anywhere, as it becomes outdated at the moment you store it…

    Gergely Fehér
    Team Leader, Library Team
    GRAPHISOFT SE

  • #3217

    René Ande
    Participant

    For production we have to generate an visual picture and a partslists.
    The idea is to draw an object depending on the user input. e.g. if tick01 is set draw a block / if tick02 is set make a hole in this block.
    After this export the booleans of tick01 and tick02 so I know that in object a) there is only a block, in object b) there is a block and a hole.

    userinterface
    ui_infield{3} “tick01”, 15, 210, 180, 19,
    7, “”,
    0, 0,
    0, 0, 0, 0,
    “”, there's no block, 0,
    “”, there's a block, 1
    (same for tick02)

    in 3D-shape
    if tick01 then
    block 1,1,1
    endif

    (same for hole)

    -> and now here to read-out the variable tick01 and tick02

  • #3218

    Péter Baksa
    Participant

    Hi René,

    If you need to export the parameters outside ArchiCAD, use Schedules.
    You can add library part parameters to the schedule using Scheme Settings dialog / Add Fields / Library Part Parameters. In the next dialog Select Object by: Folder View (used Objects only), then select the library part you need, and add it’s parameters to the list.
    After configuring the schedule, create a view from it, and add that to a publisher set. Finally select XLS format.
    It’s a long way to set up first time, but only a click to refresh the XLS after that.

    Péter Baksa
    Software Engineer, Library Team
    GRAPHISOFT SE

  • #3221

    René Ande
    Participant

    Hi there

    Took me some time to do but now it works, thanks.
    If I could place a wish for Version 22, why don’t you expand the REQUEST command to the 3D script?

    Greetings René

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