can you tell what i want to do here. the commented code does not work.
i want to be able to open a part and change its size parameters before i open the assembly. this code will run as an external rule in a new empty file.
if i can do it without opening the part, that is even better.
'test can i open a part, change a param, then close part
Dim fname As String
Dim pDoc as PartDocument = ThisApplication.Documents.Open(fname,False)
pDoc = ThisApplication.Documents.Open(fname)
' these are just attempts to find a syntax that works
' i need the method to change the parameter
'param = pDoc.PartComponentDefinition.Parameter.Param("TKNS
'pdoc.parameter.Param("TKNS") = 8
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Here you go:
Dim fName As String = "C:\Workspace\my_prog\chan\F_BB_L.ipt" Dim pDoc as PartDocument = ThisApplication.Documents.Open(fName, False) pDoc.ComponentDefinition.Parameters.Item("TKNS2").
Value = 8 pDoc.Update pDoc.Save pDoc.Close
gives result in cm,
the parameter is in inches.
8 / 0.39370 gives a result in inches, with errors in the 5th place,
what is the standard way to input 8"?
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