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Registered: ‎09-26-2009
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Finding An Object with the ID Property using the Active X Control

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09-22-2010 01:41 PM

I've got a 3D DWF File that I'm trying to isolate an object in. But the only information I know about the object is its UID value, which matched the Object's ID property. Note that ObjectContent2.get_Obect does not work for me unless I can somehow convert the UID value to that object id value, which is different.


Right now I've got a basic loop that finds the object, which looks something like this:

                      foreach (IAdObject2 MyObject in MyObjects)
                    foreach (IAdProperty MyObjectProperty in MyObject.Properties)
                        if (MyObjectProperty.Name == "Id" && MyObjectProperty.Value == RevitDWFGUIDstr)
                            MyObjectsNamedCollection.AddNamedItem(MyObject, RevitDWFGUIDstr);
                    if (MyObjectsNamedCollection.Count > 0)


For big models, this nested loop is taking a while. Is there anyway to make this process quicker? I am only looking for 1 kind of object (Doors). Is there someway that I could filter down my objects collection to consist of only Doors? Or any other possible method for trimming down the number of objects that I'm looking at?


Many thanks.

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Registered: ‎03-05-2008
Message 2 of 2 (1,911 Views)

Re: Finding An Object with the ID Property using the Active X Control

09-27-2010 08:07 PM in reply to: LRizo

Thank you for your question.


Autodesk Design Review currently does not has other APIs supporting your this requirement.


Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Herbert He
SW Engineer
Autodesk, Inc.
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