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  1. OK So I took @michaelk's idea of changing the '|' to '&' but instead i told it to search for the "Hide from Inventory' record to not be present instead of the actual field value.

    That worked :D


    Only problem now is if someone unchecked the "HIDDEN" field value instead of removing the record all together it won't work ¬¬


    At least it will get me off to a start.


    It is a shame you can't add user fields to built in objects, I added a Show In Inventory checkbox to the Lighting Device Objects (Spotlight) and that works like a charm.




  2. I use a worksheet on my front page to inventory all used fixtures, video elements, truss and soft goods.

    Sometimes we have to create multiple versions of an object to show different positions, I tried to attach a record to the extra objects called "Hide from Inventory" thinking that if I include a criteria in the worksheet for the record "Hide from Inventory" not being present it would be a quick way of excluding extra objects without having to constantly re edit the worksheet.

    Alas it did not work, is there another way to accomplish this or am I going about this the wrong way? I have included a screen grab of my worksheet Criteria, there are 12 screen objects, 6 have the "Hide from Inventory" record attached, 6 do not!







  3. I am trying to make a simple Marionette to rotate certain symbols by name in my drawing, every time I run the script it is offsetting the center of the symbol and moving it around, I have tried different nodes to get the center but they all seem to have the same effect!! I have been trying to get this to work for a few days now and could really do with some pointers.








  4. I am trying to get a worksheet to return the most recent date from a range of cells using the =MAX(A1..A30) function.

    I have made sure the cells are formatted for a date but it doesn't appear to be working! is there a different function I should be using for a date?







  5. Is there a way of linking user inputs?

    For example the user has three input options to choose a circle dimension, circumference, radius or diameter.

    If he chooses a radius of 1" the diameter input will auto update to 2" and the circumference to 6.283"



  6. I hope someone can help me, I have been playing round with creating scripts.

    On some of my saved views I want to run a fit to window script as I have different sized monitors.

    I created a simple script using python

    vs.DoMenuTextByName('Fit To Window')

    when i choose the saved view the script works as it should but I get the following error

    Error: Invalid number of parameters to the callback function. : index = 1 name=index

    File "", line 1, in

    File "", line 1, in

    I have been trying to find a solution to this for most of the day now and it is driving me crazy, any help will be greatly appreciated



  7. I have been looking through the Vectorscript knowledge base trying to find out if it is possible to attach a script to a saved view, that when selected renames the view using the name of the current sheet.

    If anyone could point me in the direction of what to search for, or if it is even a possibility

    Thank you from a new scripture


  8. Hi

    I apologize if this topic has already been covered but I could not find it when I searched for it.

    The problem I am having is my label legend is flipping when I rotate a fixture using "Set 3D Orientation" as it is a flown fixture.

    I have attached a screenshot to help explain but what I am seeing is in plan view I have my unit number above and universe below and to the left and dimmer below and to the right, each one is in a container.

    When I rotate the fixture 180? using the x or y plane the numbers stay the same but the containers rotate.

    I know I can have 2 separate symbols, one for the floor and one flown but when I export to ESP Vision it references the 3D orientation.



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