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Greetings all, Functions mentioned in title [vs.GetProjectUserNames(), vs.GetResourceTags()] return NoneTypes, not sure whether this is broken. From the DevWiki: http://developer.vectorworks.net/index.php/VS:GetProjectUserNames Description : Get a list of userids that are part of the current project. def vs.GetProjectUserNames(): return (BOOLEAN, userArray) userArray | ARRAY : Array of userids as strings However, upon running this in a Project File, I get a Boolean of True, but a NoneType for userArray. Not sure how to iterate through list of results. This is the same with vs.GetResourceTags(): From the DevWiki: Description : Gets the tags attached to the specified resource. def vs.GetResourceTags(handle): return tags tags | ARRAY : Array of tags Running this on Symbol Definition handle, with tags attached yields a NoneType as well. The Symbol Definition has got tag(s), and running vs.GetNumResourceTags(some_handle) returns the correct number of tags attached to this resource. Any insight would help, @orso b. schmid/ @Pat Stanford
I was reading another post (LINK HERE) and it starting veering into an interesting territory, so rather than clogging up the bottom pages of that feed, I thought I would start another with the subject matter more clearly defined. 2D vs. 3D vs. BIM? It seems to me that the potential of BIM and digital technologies is taking us away from traditional project documentation and delivery methods. 2d plans, sections, details, elevations, etc. are still the currency that we deal with on a day-to-day, and I have noticed that many of the posts and troubleshooting that is happening on this forum are dealing with ways of translating often complex 3d digital design work and details into traditional 2d plans or visa versa, taking 2d linework and starting the process of taking that to the 3d level. VW tries to make this easy, but at the end of the day, I often feel I spend more time trying to make 3d read in 2d than if I just drew it in 2d to begin with. 3D DIGITAL DELIVERY The real reason for this post is to float out the idea and to see if people have any experience or are looking to start...digital delivery. What I mean by this is, rather than delivering traditional plan set full of 2-dimensional drawings, are we heading to a world where we communicate with 3d models? With the advent of 3D PDFs and augmented reality/immersion as means of sharing design, is it possible that we will be entering a world without paper where everything is decided and built from a digital 3d model? WHERE ARE WE GOING WITH THIS? I'm interested to hear what people's experiences are with BIM and digital delivery. What are the things holding this up? What will the standards be? Getting cities and jurisdictions on board seems like the largest hurdle since paper plans have always been the media of record.