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iLogic rule to measure loop length in a sketch.

A - answer With a simple iLogic expression (rule) you can automatically display loop length - length of the first sketch containing any geometry.

2D sketch:

  
Dim se As SketchEntity = ThisDoc.Document.ComponentDefinition.Sketches(1).SketchLines(1)  
MsgBox(ThisApplication.MeasureTools.GetLoopLength(se)*10 & " mm")  

3D sketch:

  
Dim se As SketchEntity3D = ThisDoc.Document.ComponentDefinition.Sketches3D(1).SketchLines3D(1)  
MsgBox(ThisApplication.MeasureTools.GetLoopLength(se)*10 & " mm")  
Inventor
100% *  CAD 
15.11.2012    5974×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12644:How to identify parts and assemblies imported from STEP/IGES?
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 12462:Mass- (table-) rename parameters in Inventor.
Tip 12451:How to fill a material or appearance name into part's iProperties?


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