I wanna create the ordinate dimansion on the drawing.
Add(Intent As GeometryIntent, TextOrigin As Point2d, DimensionType As DimensionTypeEnum, ByRef DimensionStyle As [optional] VARIANT, ByRef Layer As [optional] VARIANT, Result As [out, retval] OrdinateDimension*)
How I can define GeometryIntent for function that was specified above.
All examples at the Inventor API Help is based on selection objects manually.
I wanna create the ordinate dimasions automatically. For this I need find/define the edge on the drawing view.
Indexer Property DrawingView.DrawingCurves may help you get the drawing curves enumerator that corresponds to the particular edge.
Dim oInvApp As Any = %%InventorApplication
Dim oDrawDoc As Any = oInvApp.ActiveDocument
Dim oSheet As Any = oDrawDoc.ActiveSheet
Dim oDrawViews As Any = oSheet.DrawingViews
Dim oDrawView As Any = oDrawViews.get_Item(1)
Dim oDrawingCurve As Any = oDrawView.DrawingCurves.get_Item(1)
Source code doesn't compile. I have the error message (see attached picture)
The DrawingCurves is the indexer property, Having the following Rule for finding the View (and the ISO view of the block+cone in it):
Rule FindView As Any Dim oInvApp As Any = %%InventorApplication Dim oDrawDoc As Any = oInvApp.ActiveDocument Dim oSheet As Any = oDrawDoc.ActiveSheet Dim oDrawViews As Any = oSheet.DrawingViews Dim oDrawView As Any = oDrawViews.get_Item(1) Return oDrawView End Rule
you may access:
1) All curves:
2) Specific occurrence ( should use GetHostObject())
When I tried to use GetHostObject() I got the error message (see attached picture). Do you know why?
This is my Child on the Sheet
Child sheetChild As :myView
model = partObjectToDetail
<partObjectToDetail> is assembly that has next code:
Child assyChild As :myAdoptPart, Quantity = myQty
The last questions.
Can I define DrawingCurve through API using names of edges from "Entity Naming Editor"? I don't know definitely indexes of curves on the drawing. I know just the names of edges.
Please have a look at the topic that discusses how faces store Intent attributes. The edges and vertices have the similar mechanism.
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