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Choosing a Sheet-Viewframe by name

Sometimes it is usefull to do specific tasks (i.e. add an overwrite, move an annotative text) in a particular sheet/viewframe. However there is no built-in function in the API to bring back a sheet/viewframe by name. The following VB.NET snippet brings back a specific...

WorldRoot to LocalRoot Transformation

Sometimes it’s necessary to transform world coordinates of one component to local coordinates relative to another component. Let’s assume you have two shafts and you want to attach a user component to the second shaft. The insertion point or local root of...
Adding a Sheet Constant with translations

Figuring profile group parameters out

We recently had the question, how to figure out how a specific profile group parameter is calculated. Even most of the parameters having names and are self explaining, some parameters are more tricky. This is in particular if the parameter has just the native name...
Adding a Sheet Constant with translations

Using new LCID codes in Liftdesigner

In the last time we had several requests from clients to add their own LCID codes. Due to a variable parameter limitation, this behaviour is now available starting with version 5.4. Step 1: L_InternetLCIDTab Register a new local identifier ( LCID). –>...
Adding a Sheet Constant with translations

Creating additional hatches

During the last days I noticed that one of my developers prepared a nice example that allows adding an additional hatch to a plan view section. The general steps are:   Creating one or more profiles that should be cutted Adding a new section object for each sheet...