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ETABs API - Select A Given Frame Object

ETABs API - Select A Given Frame Object

ETABs API - Select A Given Frame Object

So, as I dig more and more into this API stuff, the more I realize that I either have bugged version of something or that the API is buggy in general.

My latest issue is with selecting a specific frame object:

CODE --> Python

SapModel.FrameObj.SetSelected('20', True) 

Very simple code, the code returns that the function is successful in running, but the frame object is not selected on screen.

This is odd because the other selection functions like that for a point object work as advertised.

CODE --> Pyton

SapModel.PointObj.SetSelected("40", True) 

After contacting CSI regarding this, they do not seem to be too interested in helping me with these issues unless we subscribe to their "developer network" package.

A few questions
  • Have any other people experienced this buggy API or is it just me?
  • Has your company subscribed to the developer network package? Is the support better?


RE: ETABs API - Select A Given Frame Object

I updated to ETABs v19 and all problems have been resolved...


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