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CATIA "Generic Naming"

CATIA "Generic Naming"

CATIA "Generic Naming"


  I'm a CATIA v5r7 user and I've recently started working with macros and VBA.

  I have a problem when trying a macro to use a vertex from a shape previously created by the same macro. I guess I must use a Reference pointing to that vertex, but the only way to refer to that vertex is by naming it using CATIA's Generic Naming (isn't it?).

  Anybody can help me to find some documentation/basics about Generic Naming? It's a really user-unfriendly cryptic way to identificate objects, isn't it?

  Thank you for your help!


RE: CATIA "Generic Naming"

Depending on what you want to do, one way might be to allow the end-user the chance to select the vertex of interest and decode it that way. If you want to do selection, use VBA or VB, display a panel telling the user to make the selection, and use the OK button event to carry out the identification of the vertex from the selected object.

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