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anzi
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Clash image

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06-17-2012 04:07 AM

Hi,

 

Is there any way to get a clash image as the clash detective does? I tried to run the "PluginExportExample" from the Navisworks COM API 2013 but it creates different images. If clash detection is disabled the images contain all the elements from all the models (basically all the building is shown). If clash detection is enabled I get blank images.

 

I use the method from the "PluginExportExample" to create an image. I noticed that the example uses the InwOpState method "CreatePicture".

 

p_state.CreatePicture(anon, Type.Missing, 320, 200) as object

 I tried to use the "CreatePicture" method of InwOclTestResult

 

clash.CreatePicture(anon, Type.Missing, 500, 500);

but I get errors.


What is the right way to get an image of a clash of two elements like clash detective does?

 

Regards,

 

Andrew

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xiaodong.liang
Posts: 1,335
Registered: ‎06-12-2011
Message 2 of 4 (235 Views)

Re: Clash image

08-21-2012 07:15 PM in reply to: anzi

Hi,

 

Basically, we will need to get the viewpoint of the InwOclTestResult, get its viewpoint.  Because the viewpoint is a InwNvViewPoint, we need to create a InwOpAnonView to use the InwNvViewPoint. Finally call createpiture with the InwOpAnonView.

 

I did many tests, unfortunately it looks a problem to me. I think you tried with the similar workflow.

 

I will get back if I make something out.

 



Xiaodong Liang
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dupuisj
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Registered: ‎08-21-2012
Message 3 of 4 (216 Views)

Re: Clash image

08-28-2012 01:19 PM in reply to: xiaodong.liang

Hi,

 

I also would like to have some information on that if there is a solution.  I'm triing to create my own clash report.

 

Thanks!

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xiaodong.liang
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Message 4 of 4 (182 Views)

Re: Clash image

09-12-2012 12:02 AM in reply to: dupuisj

Hi,

 

Sorry, I have not had a worked code with InwOclTestResult.CreatePicture. It looks a problem to me. But I produced a code which could export the viewpoint of the clash result to an image, though it has not the information to show (highlight) the clash entities as what you can see from UI.

 

I've written it as a blog. Hope it helps a bit.

 

http://adndevblog.typepad.com/aec/2012/09/workaround-to-export-image-of-clash-result.html



Xiaodong Liang
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