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hm_getentityvalue, help.

hm_getentityvalue, help.

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Dear all,

I am a new user of HM. Maybe this is an easy one, or... just not possible for what ever reason..

I need to create a script to change the name of the collector/component.
Basically i want its name to reflect the material as well as the elem type used.

I was able to find how to get some properties like:
set id 1
hm_getentityvalue comps $id "property.id" 0 -byid
hm_getentityvalue comps $id "material.id" 0 -byid
there are alot of scripts online, but they always access this same properties.

but i am now missing the elem type.
does any one know how to get it??

Thanks in advance,
Rui

RE: hm_getentityvalue, help.

this could be useful for you

http://forum.altairhyperworks.com/index.php?/topic...

*createmarkpanel elems 1 "Select Elems"
set elems [hm_getmark elems 1]
*clearmark elems 1

foreach eid $elems {
set typename [hm_getentityvalue elems $eid typename 1]
puts [format "Eid %6d ; Typename= %s" $eid $typename]
}

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