I want to add custom data to an entity in AutoCAD that can be display in Naviwork Properties, is it possible?
I'm using AutoCAD 2011 and Visual Express 2010
for native AutoCAD entity, you have to add the additional properties on the file of the Navisworks format. i.e. after the original DWG is converted to nwd, iterate the model items and add the properties to them by Navisworks API.
for the custom entity, please refer to
currently, no way (or no options) to import xdata to Navisworks
I'm installing visual express now, so I can't install Object ARX. However I look to your website to following address : http://adndevblog.typepad.com/aec/2012/05/create-a
which looks like can do what I want.
The problem is I'm a real dummy in naviswork, can you tell me how to load dll file we created, and is it also possible to run our code without running the naviswork software? I have checked to the documentation but still confusing for me
do you mean Navisworks plugin dll file? Please read the tutorial
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2013\api\net\documentation\NET API.chm >> Developer Guide >> Writing Plug-ins.
If you meant by ObjectARX dll, I'd suggest you get started with by the materials below:
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