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Registered: ‎12-13-2012
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filtering partlist use filter View

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12-25-2012 07:01 PM

Dear Someone,



Can help me, how to filtering a part list use view by assembly drawing, with VBA editor or iLOGic code.

there is no class system in API for filter in partlist class use views filter.



i use autodesk inventor 2010, and get install use ilogic add-ons 2010


i want to get automation system for my inventor design.




Ihsan Surahman,


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Re: filtering partlist use filter View

01-01-2013 10:19 PM in reply to: d_great_ice

You may want to look into the blog article in the below link for sample ilogic codes,


Hope it helps.

Vinod Balasubramanian
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Registered: ‎12-13-2012
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Re: filtering partlist use filter View

01-04-2013 01:48 AM in reply to: VinodBalasubramanian

link does not exist.



Please help.

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Re: filtering partlist use filter View

01-04-2013 10:10 AM in reply to: d_great_ice

The URL that he posted was cut off.  I think this might be where he was trying to get you.


Try this....

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Message 5 of 5 (259 Views)

iLogic partslist filter, parts list filter

01-04-2013 10:45 AM in reply to: d_great_ice

Hi d_great_ice,


I'm not aware of a way to set the parts list filter programatically, but what I've done in the past is to set up a parts list style that has the filter pre-set in that style, and then change the parts list to use that specific style.


I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,


'assumes a drawing document is active.
Dim oDrawDoc As DrawingDocument
oDrawDoc = ThisApplication.ActiveDocument
'Set a reference to the active sheet.
Dim oSheet As Sheet
oSheet = oDrawDoc.ActiveSheet
'set a reference to the first drawing view on the sheet. Assumes it's not a draft view.
Dim oDrawingView As DrawingView
oDrawingView = oSheet.DrawingViews(1)
'define the insert point
Dim oPlacementPoint As Point2d
oPlacementPoint = ThisApplication.TransientGeometry.CreatePoint2d (27#, 20.625#)
'create the parts list
Dim oPartsList As PartsList     
oPartsList = oSheet.PartsLists.Add(oDrawingView, oPlacementPoint)
'set parts list to a specific layer
oPartsList.Layer = oDrawDoc.StylesManager.Layers.Item("Visible (ANSI)")
'set parts list to a specific style
oPartsList.Style = oDrawDoc.StylesManager.PartsListStyles.Item("Material List (ANSI) with Filter")


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