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 Edit in place for groups 

Last post Tue, Aug 27 2013 1:13 PM by Andrew Beckett. 2 replies.
Started by psill000 22 Aug 2013 11:58 AM. Topic has 2 replies and 347 views
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  • Thu, Aug 22 2013 11:58 AM

    • psill000
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    Edit in place for groups Reply

     I have scripts that work correctly creating objects for instance when I am working in Edit in Place, but when I EIP groups the shapes/vias are placed at the outside the group.

    What is there a command to test for EIP a group?

    How do I find the path to add the objects the group?

     

    Thanks

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  • Sun, Aug 25 2013 4:44 PM

    • theopaone
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    Re: Edit in place for groups Reply

     I assume you are looking at figGroups and not logical groups as only figGroups use EIP.

    The data in a figGroup is flat, in the current design hierarchy. You can programatically access each shape individually through its database ID. You can get the figures in the figGroup by getting the group ID (dbGetFigGroupByName) and accessing the figures:

    figGroupId = dbGetFigGroupByName(ccv() "figGroupName")

     foreach( fig figGroupId~>figs ...)

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  • Tue, Aug 27 2013 1:13 PM

    Re: Edit in place for groups Reply

    See this post - it tells you all the relevant magic.

    Regards,

    Andrew.

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Started by psill000 at 22 Aug 2013 11:58 AM. Topic has 2 replies.