CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products [www.cadforum.cz]
Cesky English Deutsch
Login/Register:
 Visitors: 1930 

CAD tip CAD tip # 10852:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

iLogic - how to get part material and path from a drawing?

A - answer If you need - in Inventor drawing environment - to process (e.g. convert to uppercase) and display (e.g. in the title block) the material name and file name or path of the source IPT part, you can use the following fragment of an iLogic rule - it creates two custom iProperties with the requested values:

modelName = IO.Path.GetFileName(ThisDrawing.ModelDocument.FullFileName) 'or GetFullPath  
iProperties.Value("Custom", "MyPartMaterial") = UCase(iProperties.Material(modelName))  
iProperties.Value("Custom", "MyPartFile") = UCase(modelName)
Inventor
100% *  CAD 
21.4.2016    3484×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12520:How to set Inventor Display style and Lighting style from an iLogic macro?
Tip 12508:How to assign an expression (not value) to a user parameter with iLogic?
Tip 12451:How to fill a material or appearance name into part's iProperties?
Tip 12432:Parse/replace Inventor iProperties using regular expressions.
Tip 12392:Export unfolds of sheetmetal parts to DXF - parameters for iLogic and VBA


Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks



Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   



Featuring:
Save your floating licenses (NLS) consumed by inactive users - free unused licenses with
LogOff 2006 More info


Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.
TOPlist