VS:BeginFolderN

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Description

Procedure BeginFolderN creates a new resource folder of the indicated type in a Vectorworks document. Any resource or folder of that type created after the current call to BeginFolderN will be nested inside the new folder. A call to EndFolder will complete the creation of the folder, which is then generated in the Vectorworks document.

To name the new folder, precede BeginFolderN with a call to NameObject.

PROCEDURE BeginFolderN(
TYPE  :INTEGER);
def vs.BeginFolderN(type):
    return None

Parameters

type INTEGER the type of resource the folder will contain

Example

NameObject('Object Symbols');
BeginFolderN(16); { 16 = symbol definitions }
  BeginSym('Oval Symbols');
    PenSize(14);
    PenPat(2);
    FillPat(1);
    FillFore(0,0,0);
    FillBack(65535,65535,65535);
    PenFore(0,0,0);
    PenBack(65535,65535,65535);
    Oval(-1/4",1/4",3/4",-3/4");
  EndSym;
EndFolder;
{creates the symbol folder 'Object Symbols', which contains a symbol}

Version

Availability: from Vectorworks 2018

See Also

* VS:EndFolder
* [[VS:EndFolder]]
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