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Programmatically creating a surface with holes

asked 2018-11-29 04:17:11 -0600

nmw's avatar

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's avatar Julien Marrec  ( 2018-11-29 05:40:10 -0600 )edit

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

nmw's avatar nmw  ( 2018-11-29 07:59:33 -0600 )edit

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answered 2022-05-06 06:40:08 -0600

mayfelk's avatar

Hello there. I am currently dealing with a (perhaps) similar situation to yours. Maybe the solution/workaround given here will be useful to you.

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