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Project Loose Geometry using SDK

asked 2016-03-21 14:27:55 -0500

Arif Hanif gravatar image

updated 2018-07-07 10:32:54 -0500

Is the project loose geometry feature in Sketchup OS plugin available through the SDK?

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I would like to draw a curtain wall spanning multiple spaces using the SDK and have it project on to the spaces.

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answered 2016-03-21 14:56:47 -0500

The closest thing in the SDK is Surface::createSubSurfaces. There is a C++ example using this method to add skylights here.

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answered 2016-03-21 15:27:39 -0500

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Dan i tried doing that but when i created a subsurface that was larger then the surface it deleted the subsurface. But in Sketchup i can create a loose geometry and project it onto multiple spaces.

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@Arif Hanif this section is for answers please use the add a comment feature instead, thanks.

MatthewSteen gravatar image MatthewSteen  ( 2016-03-21 19:03:39 -0500 )edit

@MatthewSteen sorry i realized that after the fact, next time i will make sure to put it in the comment section.

Arif Hanif gravatar image Arif Hanif  ( 2016-03-21 19:22:00 -0500 )edit

Well I think that is a valid use case for that method, we can look at extending the method to handle it in the future.

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2016-03-22 11:45:10 -0500 )edit

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