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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    5701×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12432:Parse/replace Inventor iProperties using regular expressions.
Tip 12392:Export unfolds of sheetmetal parts to DXF - parameters for iLogic and VBA
Tip 12136:Security settings for Inventor data files and add-on applications.
Tip 12075:How to display a temporary iLogic message, just for a couple of seconds?
Tip 12046:Random shape and appearance of an Inventor part or assembly.


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