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bsee1
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Intent api get the refchain of a Component Occurrence object

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08-09-2012 06:15 AM

I'm building a user interface, and I'd like to allow the user to click on the part they want to add a child to.  When they click on a part, it returns a component occurrence.  How can I get the refchain of this ComponentOccurrence object?

 

The childName is NOT the same as the displayName, so I cannot use the display name.

 

Thank you,

Brandon

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ETO 6.1

Hi

 

HostAPI has a method that returns a ref string from the Inventor object:

 

string refChain = Autodesk.Intent.IntentAPI.Instance.HostAPI.HostApplication.RefChainFromHostObject( occ)

 

You may wish to feed the result into RefChain class constructor for further analysis.

 

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AlexKorzun
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Re: Intent api get the refchain of a Component Occurrence object

08-09-2012 12:39 PM in reply to: bsee1

Hi

 

HostAPI has a method that returns a ref string from the Inventor object:

 

string refChain = Autodesk.Intent.IntentAPI.Instance.HostAPI.HostApplication.RefChainFromHostObject( occ)

 

You may wish to feed the result into RefChain class constructor for further analysis.

 

Thank you,



Alex Korzun
Autodesk Configurator 360 / Inventor ETO team
Autodesk, Inc.

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