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Marionette / activation - installation of marionette

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Hello,

I just jumped in vectorworks and would like scripting.

 

I found marionette would be a good tool for beginners. The problem ; I can't find "Marionette" from my palette (not present in any palette, but seems to be part of the integrated plugins of VW) ?

 

Where / how can I activate / install Marionette ?

 

My release is VW 2017 SP5 on MAC (BUILD 402127)

 

Thanks !

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Which package do you have (i.e. fundamentals/architect/spotlight/etc.?)

 

Marionette is not part of the fundamentals package, if memory serves me right, so if you're using fundamentals, you would need to upgrade to one of the designer packages for access to Marionette. If you have a package in the design series, the Marionette tool should be in your Basic palette by default. 

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Thanks for your reply ;

 

EDIT : correct my release is not included with Marionette..

 

However I can find in .../.../plug-ins/Marionette/marionette.py

 

The python script is present, the next step for me is "how to use it", any idea if available ? 

 

---I need to learn basic script, I'll check around the web if I can find something  good (python perhaps ?)

 

Thanks

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Great, thanks for your reply...

 

But I'm so new in python as well...

 

I posted a question in this topic : 

 

 

It can probably be scripted with python,...... probably a basic script, but I have no idea how to start (define,.... command should be something like getVar....something X/Y)... I'm willing to learn... 

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