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Marissa Farrell

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  1. Marissa Farrell

    Set attributes to obyects in selected classes

    Also, you will want to start your network like this:
  2. Marissa Farrell

    Set attributes to obyects in selected classes

    Hi @luk Would you be able to send me this file either by attaching it here, or sending me a private message? Also, you should not be using the copy node because it will effectively create 2 of each of those objects, which I would assume you don't want.
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    Text Attributes

    I suggest using "Get Text Length" alongside it.
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    Text Attributes

    Objects - Text > Set Text Properties (for alignment) & Set Character Properties (for font, font size)
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    Symbols with embedded Marionette

    Is there a reason it has to stay a symbol and cannot be a Marionette object saved as a Red Symbol (that will insert as an independent plug-in object)?
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    Slow text edit

    Good news, Peter! It sounds like we've been able to reproduce this in-house, it's being looked at. Thank you for bringing this to our attention and trying out some potential troubleshooting fixes for me in the meantime.
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    Slow text edit

    Thank you, Peter! If you haven't already, could you try renaming your 2019 user folder on the offending Mac? I'm not sure that it will resolve the issue, but there's always a chance that we may be able to eliminate this annoyance and get things working a little better for you. One way to locate your user folder would be to go to Vectorworks Preferences in the 'User Folders' tab and click the button labeled 'Reveal in Finder' at the top. If you rename the '2019' folder (which will be the folder outside of the contents this reveals) to '2019_old' and restart Vectorworks, a new one will be created. (Renaming the folder allows you to put it back after to keep all of your preferences in case this attempt fails) [The path to the user folder if you don't want to follow the above process is HD > Users > (User's Home Folder) > Library > Application Support > Vectorworks > 2019, the easiest way to get to that Library folder would be to hold the alt/option key on your keyboard while selecting "Go" from the menu bar and choosing Library] If this new user folder does solve your problem, I'll ask that you send me a zipped copy of your old folder by email later.
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    Slow text edit

    Hi @Peter King Could you provide me with more information and confirm that you are for certain using 2019 SP2? Also, if possible, could you share a file where this slow text editing issue is occurring, if not here, possibly by direct message or email? I'm more than happy to help look into this issue with you. Marissa Farrell Vectorworks Quality Assurance Specialist
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    SetLineAtt - Linestyle bug

    I think it's great that you share your questions with the forum, so no problem there! In this file, I've created a popup node that references the default line styles, hopefully this can help hold you over while I work out a fix for our default content 🙂 You may need to enter and exit the script of the node to update it to the line styles that shipped with your version of Vectorworks. Please let me know if you have any questions. SetLineAtt_iLinestyleQuestion_MFarrell.vwx Edit: This node works in the English version. In order to use this node in non-English versions of Vectorworks, you may need to edit the filename in the script.
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    SetLineAtt - Linestyle bug

    @STERNontwerp It looks like the description for this node is incorrect. If you plug a value in such as -26, you will get a linestyle. The -1 through -8 appears to be outdated from a time before modern linestyles came into place. I'm going to put a bug in for updating the description as well as a more user-friendly interface for this node. Thanks for pointing this out! I'll also create a node for you (hopefully sometime today) that will provide a popup to select the linestyles in our default content.
  11. Not a dumb question! That's on me 🙂 Good point! I was trying to say that the script verifies that the VP is on the active layer, and the identifier I use doesn't differentiate between the Design Layers and Sheet Layers.
  12. The following script will leave out Drawing Labels if they only have the default records added to them, which is how they are inserted by default. Extra logic would need to be added in order to check if multiple records are attached to the drawing labels. #Created by MFarrell 12/05/18 #Modified to exclude Drawing Labels #collect handles of selected VPs on active layer def GetHandle(h): if vs.GetTypeN(h) == 122: if vs.GetParent(h) == vs.ActLayer(): hVP.append(h) hVP = [] vs.ForEachObject( GetHandle, '(Sel = True)' ) #Traverse into the annotations group of selected VPs and delete all objects aside from Default DLs for VP in hVP: anno = vs.GetVPGroup(VP, 2) h = vs.FInGroup(anno) objs = [h] h = vs.NextObj(h) while h != vs.Handle(0): #recs = vs.NumRecords(h) if str(vs.GetName(vs.GetRecord(h, 1))) != 'Drawing Label': objs.append(h) h = vs.NextObj(h) for obj in objs: vs.DelObject(obj)
  13. No problem, glad to help 🙂
  14. @NicoleD I wrote a Python script that will delete all objects from the annotations group of selected VPs. This script will also only work on the active Layer (either sheet or design, though DLVPs do not have an annotation group). The script is undoable in case you make a mistake, but it is always recommended to test this in a copy file. The script is located in Palette-1. DeleteAnnoObjs.vwx
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    Class Visibility in Thumbnail Renders

    @Haydenovative Try doing it opposite - change the class visibility BEFORE you go into edit mode of the symbol, then exit without making any changes. Does that update it?
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    Yes/No Dialog

    I would suggest using the Yes/No dialog node in conjunction with a Valve node. The valve node will accept a boolean input and suppress anything past the valve node if the value passed is False. If True, it will pass the values in the item list through. In this example, a circle is only drawn at (0,0) if the Yes/No result is True. BooleanValve_MFarrell.vwx
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    Extrude text?

    You can use the Extrude node after using a Convert to Poly Group node. (You just need to be sure to ungroup the result of the convert node first) MarionetteExtrudeText.vwx
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    Pop Up Node - New question

    Could you send that file to me privately?
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    See Appendix?

    @Jab_be thanks for pointing this out. I believe that got left behind when descriptions for functions were copy/pasted. I'll make a note to try to take these out and provide the relevant information within the descriptions themselves.
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    Pop Up Node - New question

    The primary use for a menu command would be to run a script on a selected object or to complete a repetitive task that does not require a PIO. If you want to place a marionette object similarly to how you would use a tool, I would suggest saving your marionette object as a Red Symbol in your resources.
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    Pop Up Node - New question

    Menu commands won't place a working Marionette object, they work how it would if you just ran the Marionette script or wrapper once.
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    Offset Sweep Profile

    If you supply a locus object with the profile object, it will offset respectively. OffsetSweep_MFarrell.vwx
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    Class Visibility in Thumbnail Renders

    I can confirm this is accurate.
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    Parametric view analysis

    I'll put a bug in for this, it appears when the node was created a situation like that wasn't taken into account.
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    Parametric view analysis

    @STERNontwerp It appears there is a naming conflict somewhere because if I multiply the numbers you are assigning by 100, the issue goes away. I'm trying to figure out exactly why it's not working, but that's what I've found so far.

 

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