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ETABS API- need help

ETABS API- need help

ETABS API- need help

Hi all
have a good day
I need a help in etabs api using vba code,
I want to select a frame element manually in etabs and get its properties (unique name, frame section, height,.. Etc) to excel and to get the section properties data (dimensions of sections and rebars configuration)
Can you help, or guide me for a reference except that csi manual


RE: ETABS API- need help

I have written code below using python syntax so will need to convert to similar VBA code.

First, get the selected objects

>> selected_objects=SapModel.SelectObj.GetSelected();

This will return

>> (number_objects_selected,(object_enumeration),(object_id),return_value)

Frame objects have a enumeration==2.

Then it will be going thru FrameObj methods and PropFrame methods

>> frame_property=SapModel.FrameObj.GetSection(frame_id);
>> rebar_column=SapModel.PropFrame.GetRebarColumn(frame_property);

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