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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    4191×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12828:How to quickly delete 3rd party links to external objects in Inventor?
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 12451:How to fill a material or appearance name into part's iProperties?


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