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Solid edge with XY Data

Solid edge with XY Data


Is it possible to make curves in a Solid Edge 2D sheet with different XY series? These series are in excel and have more xy series next to each other ( like xyxyxyxy) with visual basic?
Or is it possible to make these curves with a formula in visual basic that takes data from an text or excel file?

Thank you, Andries

RE: Solid edge with XY Data

The short answer - Yes.
The long answer - you need to write some VB that will open the excel file, read each set of co-ordinates and create a spline curve from the points in a draft file.

Alternatively you could split/edit the excel file into seperate files to leave just one set of curve co-ordinates ie. one column for X, one for Y and add a third column that is Z=0 for all points.
Then use Curve by Table to put generate the curves in a part file.
You can then create a draft of the part(s) and show the curves, or put the parts into an assembly if you want a draft of all of them.

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RE: Solid edge with XY Data

Thank you!

But i think the curve by table option will be alot of work, because i got A lot of xy series
Im going to try the first option, and if i dont get that working i will use the alternative option.

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