VS:IFC GetIFCEntity

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Description

This function gets IFC entity name for the given object.
FUNCTION IFC_GetIFCEntity(
hObject  :HANDLE;
VAR outStrName  :STRING) : BOOLEAN;
def vs.IFC_GetIFCEntity(hObject):
    return (BOOLEAN, outStrName)

Parameters

hObject HANDLE Handle to object
outStrName STRING Name of the IFC entity

Return Value

TRUE on success, FALSE indicates failure – incorrect handle or the object has no IFC data.

Example

Try to get the IFC entity name for the given object:

VectorScript

PROCEDURE Test;
VAR
	strName : STRING;
	hObject : HANDLE;
	ok : BOOLEAN;
BEGIN
	hObject := FSActLayer;
	ok := IFC_GetIFCEntity(hObject, strName);
	AlrtDialog(strName);
END;

RUN(Test);

Python

hObject = vs.FSActLayer()
ok, strName = vs.IFC_GetIFCEntity(hObject)
vs.AlrtDialog(strName)

Version

Availability: from Vectorworks 2014
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