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DomC Nodes 0.0.9

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Attached a vwx with nodes. Some of them already shared as separate files. Also the list is not complete, not perfect and has no warranty of being up to date. Also some nodes may be outdated, obsolet or buggy.


Take note:

1. I tried to track the nodes with an addition record format

2. Marionette Nodes are linked to a record format, this record format contains descreption and Other infos from to the node. 

3. Also this Record contains a rating of the node (internal rating for me) like is this node hard to make, will it be useful for many users or just for one special case etc.

4. The Record can be linked manually to a node and then the node's Data can be written by a script. Ration Infos logically has to be attached manually

5. On the document is a worksheet with all nodes listed

The Info below is originally from the nodes (included original misspelling etc :-)


Node Names


Symbol3D     ObjOnSpace     SymbolPopupSymFolder     SetWallHole     IsMember_already     SortNestedList     CreateDictsV     Sort     RotatePtRoundPt     FibonacciSphere     Wrapper     C_Tangent_to_CC     PtPerpendicularOnLine     CircCircInters     CircleLineInters     LineLineIntersec     Pt to Circle Center     2CircleCenterLine     2Circle_4Pts     Apollonius PCC CCC v1     subPoints     addPoints     PtTangToCircle     Wrapper     Wrapper     Get Z atXY     Grow Radial     is cw     Wrapper     Wrapper     Wrapper     2D Pt Shaker v01     HexCircleGrid     GetPtVectors     GetPolar180     DialogFolder     ExportPDF     ImportSU     function4     GetNextObject     PageBased_mm     VersionInfo     Button     MeshFromPoints     collectObjectOnArea     Any     SetPage     BBox Overlap     GetString     GetString     GetNumber     GetInsideChar     Print     GetMultiRecValue     GetActFile     GetNumDatabaseRow     GetSubCell     GetMultiRecField     Backward     DupInContainer     Solid Intersect List     DupOnAcLayer     DupOnAcLayer     ConvertToGroup     Reset Obj     BasicSolidReshapeScale     NumToRow     ObjByClassAndLayer     Set Class      MinItem     If_     SpaceWithObj     LocusMS     GetPointClusters     ConcaveHull     Create Viewport     Add VP Ann     VP Layer     Set Mrntt OIP Field     Get Mrntt OIP Field     Insert Symbol in Folder     CreateLayer     FilterValues     PtArrayStartEnd     ValuesToSaldo     Vector to Angle     PointRectangle     Wrapper     Eval     Eval     AttachUnit     Color     Custom Pulldown     EnhRectangle     RoundedBoard     2D_BBox_Enhanced     TypeToString     TypePopup     TypeCounter     GetRes     Get Sym Name     Name2Index     Text in Lines     TextBlockInLines     SetDimTextSize     SetTextSize     ListToLabel     TextBlockInLines     RecToTable     OpenDocFolder     GetActFile     ListDir     FileInfo os_stat     DateTime     GetActFile     DialogFolder     PlayMP3     Wrapper     Linear Array xyz     PutByRefPt     SymbolinFolder     Link Text     GetDictValue     Repeat_List     shuffle     shuffle_dup_true     looser     itemsToList     Remove Duplicate Items     UnnestL     GetFiles     Imp ini     Imp txt     Solid Boolean     GetRNames     Concat     MergeList     Flatten List S     LinearDimLight     Change Sheet Title     Get Sheet Title     Get Layer Name     Get SheetL Size     Get Sheet Page N     Manipulate File UTF     Custom Pulldown    


Node Descriptions

Descreption Insert a Symbol     Returns a List of Objects for every Space     Creates a popup of all Symbols in a Folder. You have to edit Script to change Folder     Set the input Geometry as a Wall hole of an object     Returns isM, if the corresponding object is already in the list Example list1 = [5,10,3,5] list2 = [a,b,c,d] notM = [a,b,c] isM = [d]     Sorts the elements in a list     Creates a Dictionary from an input key and a input value     Sorts the elements in a list     Rotate a Point around the center point     This node creates points on a sphere surface     Draws a parallel line through a specific point     Finds the intersection of two circles     returns the section point from a point perpendicular on a line     Finds the intersection of two circles     Finds the intersection of a circle and a Line     Returns true if two infinite lines intersect, and if so, provides a point where they intersect. The intersection point can be outside of the line segments     Finds the two infinite intersections of a line from center to a point     Resurns the intersection of the Line trough the middle of the Circles     Calculates Two Circles. The First one passes pt0 and pt1 and the pt2,pt2_alt which has the lowes distance to pt3. The second circle pass the remaining point      Returns the tangential Circles which touch the 3 input circles     Subtract two Points: c = a - b     Add two Points: c = a - b     Finds the two tangent points from a point to a circle               Returns the Z elevation of a point X,Y on the specified object     Grow a radius Value of input Points, till they touch others or with a min offset     quecks, if point is part of a cw or ccw direction, needs minimum 3 pts 
 input 2D or 3D Points                    Deletes Randomly Values of Input List. If density is 100 nothing will be deleted     A Hexagonal Circle Stacking lattice     Get 2D and 3D Angles of Points related to one center point     Return the angle and distance to (0,0)     Open a Dialog Box to Choose a Folder     Set Origin and height, width of the page     File Names or Folder Names of the input Directory     Enter your Formula in Input Field     Put This in a Wrapper with another Object. This node Returns the next Object (Stacking Ordner) after this node     A Real value defined in the OIP in document units          An example of how to use the Button widget. When the button is pressed, it will run the script contained in the specified definition.     Draws mesh or output polys from a regular rectangular horizontal grid of points     collects objects, which middle point is on a circle, poly or recangle     Create any value using the python eval function     Set Origin and height, width of the page      Checks on ever obj1 input, if one or more object from input obj2 overlap bounding box      Returns the string between two characters Returns new, string position and length.                    Prints the incoming items into a text object or the python console. The option                           'Run scripts in developer Mode' must be enabled in Vector Works to see the console output.     Returns the Data from a Record field. If the Object input is a list values are concat.     Path of the Actual Document     Gets number of Databese Rows and columns in the referenced Worksheet     Gets the numeric or String value of the referenced cell subrow     Returns the Data from a Record field. If the Object input is a list values are concat.     send to Back     Duplicates Objects in a Container or active Layer     This node performs a boolean operation between lists of objects. The operation will be performed for each possible combination of objects in the lists supplied.     Adds an object to the current layer     Adds an object to the current layer     Convert Symbol or PIO to group     Update the specified object using the current settings and parameter values.     This node will Intersect a Solid in 3 Parts. Cap1, Cap2 and Space. Scale middle (space) or scale caps     Converts as Example 1 to A and 56 to BD.     Creates a Criteria by class and Layer     Assigns a class to the referenced object     Returns the smallest item in the list     If test is true, pass the value to true output otherwise to false output     Returns all Spaces which overlap or touch the bounding box of the objs input     Creates a 2D or a 3D locus object     Detects Clusters of Points     Finds the convex hull of points     Creates a Viewport     Add an Annotation to the Viewport     Add an Annotation to the Viewport     Sets the value of a OIP Field, It uses a search and replace function for the field Name. If you have more fealds with similar names which match the search name it returns error code. Use Reset node after all changes of the PIOs     Get a value from an Marionette Wrapper or PIO     Move Symbol in a Symbol Folder. If no symbol name is inputted or the Symbol do not exist, this node just creates the folder     Creates a Design or a Sheet Layer (OIP Pupup to change layer type)     Extract Values within a specific range     Creates Pt array between two points     [1,2,3,4,5,6] goes to [1,3,6,10,15,21     Converts a 2D or 3D vector to an angle in degrees     Output 4 corner points of a rectangle          Enter your Formula in Input Field     Enter your Formula in Input Field     change input values to right document units     gets the Fill Back color of the node and returns it     A Dialog with 3 Popups     Creates a rectangle with the provided specifications, supports point of reference     3D Quader mit Verrundeten Kanten oder Einfache geometrie     Returns the bounding box's coordinates of the projection of an object on the screen plane               "Type Counter" collects Objects from an input criteria. It count, how many objects from which type there in this criteria.     List of document resources from a specific type     Returns the name of the referenced Symbol. Returns "none" if the object has no name assigned.     Converts as example a name from a dimension standard or a text style to an index number     Creates Text Line by Line, from an Input List     Creates Text Line by Line, from an Input List          Sets the Text Size of a Text Obj     Get Input RowNames and Lines and Attach them to the input text blocks, which have the same name like the row name. Group text objects, which are no fields     Creates Text Line by Line, from an Input List     Returns the value of a data record field.     Open the input Folder in Finder or Windows Explorer. Combine with GetActFile Node to have parent folder of active Document     Path of the Actual Document     File Names or Folder Names of the input Directory     Returns the Value from the Python os stat function     OutputActualDateTime     Path of the Actual Document     Open a Dialog Box to Choose a Folder               Creates a duplicate array of objects in x y or z direction     Moves a Refered Point from a 2D,3D Object to a specified 3D Point 
 for planar obj works in 2D view     Creates a List of all Symbols in a Folder     Link a Text Field in a Symbol to a Record Field     Returns the value of the input dict key     Repeats the complete input n Times     Randomize the input list     Randomize the input list     Deletes Randomly Values of Input List. If density is 100 nothing will be deleted     Input [0]value1,[1]value2 ... output [value1,value2 ....]     Removes the duplicate items from the input list.     Separates a list into its constituent items     File Names or Folder Names of the input Directory     Import an ini file with sections, keys and values     Import a Tab or character separated Text-File     This node performs a boolean operation between lists of objects. The operation will be performed for each possible combination of objects in the lists supplied.     Returns the Record Names attached to the Input Object     Enter your Formula in Input Field     Adds an List to the end of a list     Flattens a list, or list of lists     Creates a linear dimension with standard specifications     Changes the Description value of a Sheet Layer     Returns the name of the referenced layer     Returns the name of the referenced layer     Returns the width and height of the sheet layer     Returns the Number of pages     Open a file at the specified path     A Dialog with 3 Popups    


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@Marissa Farrell I think in this file are some very interesting nodes. Do you plan to deliver these nodes (or some of them) as default content in Vectorworks 2022?

I've attached a node to read the story of a object...would be nice to have this node in 2022, too.


Best regards, Marc

VE_Marionette Node.vwx

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Mathias Lange

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Hey Dominique, Vielen Dank fürs Teilen deiner Mühe!

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Bernd Lützelberger

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Lieber Dominique, sehr beeindruckende Arbeit, toll, dass Du das teilst, vielen Dank! Lieber Gruß Bernd

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Hello, I noticed that the Custom Pulldown duplicates the lists entered, the more entries (clicks) are made in the fields. Can you program any line there so that it doesn't happen?



Response from the author:

I think your post should should better be placed in the comment section  than in the review section.

The List with custom Nodes ist from 2018. Actual there is a list with much more nodes, Nodes with bugfixes and deleted nodes (obsolete etc.).
I am not sure how to share this content. Sharing many nodes on one file, makes is hard to update one single node and leave all the rest untouched. On the other hand, posting every single node separately is too much work. 

However yes, the node you mentioned duplicates the popup values, which is a bug. You can change the Node's Code and replace the "def RunNode" Funktion by this code:


def RunNode(self):
	DialogName = self.Params.sDialog.value[0]
	title1 = self.Params.sTitle1.value[0]
	title2 = self.Params.sTitle2.value[0]
	title3 = self.Params.sTitle3.value[0]
	pop1 = self.Params.lPopup1.value
	pop2 = self.Params.lPopup2.value
	pop3 = self.Params.lPopup3.value
	width = self.Params.iWidth.value[0]

	numPopups = 3
	EnterDialog = 12255

	def Dialog_Handler(item, data):

		self.v1 = vs.GetItemText( self.dialog, 11 )
		self.v2 = vs.GetItemText( self.dialog, 12 )
		self.v3 = vs.GetItemText( self.dialog, 13 )

		if item == EnterDialog:
			for i in range(len(pop1)):
				vs.AddChoice( self.dialog, 11, pop1[i], i+1 )
			for i in range(len(pop2)):
				vs.AddChoice( self.dialog, 12, pop2[i], i+len(pop1)+1 )

			for i in range(len(pop3)):
				vs.AddChoice( self.dialog, 13, pop3[i], i+len(pop2)+1 )	

	def CreateMyDialog():		
		self.dialog = vs.CreateLayout( DialogName, 0, 'OK', 'Abbrechen' )
		dialog = self.dialog
		vs.CreateStaticText(dialog, 1, 'title1', width)
		vs.CreateStaticText(dialog, 2, 'title2', width)
		vs.CreateStaticText(dialog, 3, 'title3', width)

		vs.CreatePullDownMenu( dialog, 11, width )
		vs.CreatePullDownMenu( dialog, 12, width )
		vs.CreatePullDownMenu( dialog, 13, width )

		vs.SetFirstLayoutItem( dialog, 1 )
		vs.SetBelowItem( dialog, 1, 11, 0, 0 )
		vs.SetBelowItem( dialog, 11, 2, 0, 0 )
		vs.SetBelowItem( dialog, 2, 12, 0, 0 )
		vs.SetBelowItem( dialog, 12, 3, 0, 0 )
		vs.SetBelowItem( dialog, 3, 13, 0, 0 )

		vs.RunLayoutDialog(dialog, Dialog_Handler )


	self.Params.sPopup1.value = self.v1
	self.Params.sPopup2.value = self.v2
	self.Params.sPopup3.value = self.v3


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