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Angle of an image

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Hello all,

is there a way to get the rotation angle of an image (bitmap) inserted in Vectorworks?

The angle is clearly shown in the OIP but it seems to be unreachable by code 🤔 

 

Here's what I tried:

vs.HAngle(h)

This returns always 0.

 

I also searched in the appendix for some documented index to get the angle, but found nothing…

vs.GetObjectVariableReal(h, index)

 

Also tried to get it from record fields…

vs.GetParametricRecord(h)

but Bitmaps are a native type and not plugin objects, so neither this worked…

 

Other ideas / suggestions?

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vs.GetEntityMatrix() should do it. The z rotation should give you the plan rotation.

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Thank you JBenghiat, just tested and it works!

 

r, offset, rotationXAngle, rotationYAngle, rotationZAngle = vs.GetEntityMatrix(imageHandle)

rotationZAngle is the image (imageHandle) rotation value (the same showed in the OIP)

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