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  1. Hello everybody In the German version the DialogBuilder was installed from VW2020 on and now I had to try how it works. Thereby I stumbled over some questions and would be really glad if someone could help me with it. 1. How can I fill a drop-down list with values? 2. Can I get the strings from an other place than the automatically generated .vwr? 3. Certain elements of the dialog are changed during the display. For example, clicking All changes the checkboxes. Where can I create these functions? 4. How can I call the dialog from my plug-in? 5. How can I reuse the return values of my dialog? 6. How can I map a listing of all layers? The problem here is not listing, but mapping in the dialog. This is problematic for me because the number of layers is not fixed. Therefore I would have to map a variable number of text fields, which I still fail with the dialog builder. Another complicating factor is that I want to have a field with editable text next to the layer name. Is such a thing possible or do I have to do without the dialogbuilder? The tool is absolutely ingenious and makes the creation of dialogs much easier. It does not matter if not all questions can be answered. If I get an answer to the most important and easiest ones I am already happy.
  2. Having built all of my dialogs by hand up to now I decided to finally give the Dialog Builder a chance, however when I run the EnableDialogBuilder command it seems like all of the tools aren't populating the palette(see attached). I'm on 2018 SP3. Anyone else have this issue or know of a fix or something I'm doing wrong? I've tried restarting vectorworks, my computer, and running from a fresh workspace. I haven't tried another computer yet.
  3. Hey All, So, now that I'm in the process of attempting to use the python that was generated by Dialog Builder, I'm finding a few other issues. I'll summarize below in addition to my already mentioned post regarding semicolons: All instances of the true/false inbuilt constants are listed in all caps (i.e. TRUE, FALSE), which generates an error since the inbuilts in python are "True" and "False". Dialog Builder is trying to pass strings directly to the GetStr function instead of an integer. Since all GetStr does, is index a number to a string I can't think of a good reason not to just pass the hard integer values in this call: dialog = vs.CreateLayout( GetStr('dialog_title'), True, GetStr('ok_button'), GetStr('cancel_button') ) Cheers, -gonda
  4. Hey All, So, I've been working with Dialog Build for the last couple of days. Finally got my dialog finished and when I exported it, I noticed that Dialog Builder appended semicolons to the end of all the lines in the "#set alignments" section. Not that it matters functionally, but I figured for consistency this should get filed as a bug report. Cheers, -gonda
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