Programmatically creating a surface with holes

asked 2018-11-29 04:17:11 -0500

nmw gravatar image

Hi, in OpenStudio SDK I can create a surface by a vector of points using the constructor. I am just wondering if it is possible to create a surface with holes? I know the points along the outer as well as inner perimeters of my surface. Many thanks.

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Here's another question: can you create a surface with holes in E+ to begin with? You can't, cf here.

So you'd have to split your "hole-containing" surface into two. The rest is somewhat basic, yet really annoying, geometry (as in the underlying concepts are fairly simple, but the implementation is harder!)

Julien Marrec gravatar imageJulien Marrec ( 2018-11-29 05:40:10 -0500 )edit

Thank you Julien, I wasn't aware of that. Will split the surface then.

nmw gravatar imagenmw ( 2018-11-29 07:59:33 -0500 )edit