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Inventor General Discussion

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Registered: ‎01-19-2012
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04-21-2012 03:30 AM

Hellow everyone.


I need an advice on VBA.I want to create an assembly containning two non standard profile beams placed face to face.

How can I find the center of gravity axis for the two in order to allign them into the assembly?Is it possible or should I find an other way to try to allign them?


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04-24-2012 12:20 AM in reply to: DimitrisBalgis

Hello DimitrisBalgis


To get the COG of component, you can do it like this (inspire by a piece of code from Bob Van der Donk) :

Scan you assembly to get the parts, set ocompocc as component occurence  


Set odoc = oCompOcc.Definition.Document

Dim ocenterofmass As Point

If odoc.DocumentType = kPartDocumentObject Then

Set ocenterofmass = oCompOcc.MassProperties.CenterOfMass



Pierre Masson Product Support Specialist PS MFG EMEA Autodesk, Inc.
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