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by Macdew
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: VE Python API
Topic: Script Compilation/Deployment
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Script Compilation/Deployment

For now, only IES can package up scripts for distribution. We're still working on the infrastructure for making this capability more widely available (this includes package creation, distribution / script store etc - these things are high up on the roadmap). Right now, you could distribute a python ...
by Macdew
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: VE Python API
Topic: APS Results File Variable Names
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: APS Results File Variable Names

There are a few results that can't currently be read using the Python API (these variables are derived on demand by Vista - the variable you indicate is unfortunately one of them). We are working on adding support for these variables, and our next release will have the ability to read them. When the...
by Macdew
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: VE Python API
Topic: VEScript - Python Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: VEScript - Python Questions

Hi CP, As mentioned by Rhind, the get() call returns the data for an internal gain - which is of type dict. For the isinstance compare, you need to compare the internal gain object itself (cas_gain in your script). Here is a little sample that writes out the lighting gains for all currently selected...
by Macdew
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: VE Python API
Topic: VEScript - Python Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: VEScript - Python Questions

The easiest place to get the list of variables for a results file is by using the get_variables API on the file itself. Note that some files can have different variables, in particular apm files. The variables list returned by get_variables has 1 dictionary per variable. The dictionary shows the (in...
by Macdew
Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Revit plug-in
Topic: Materials
Replies: 6
Views: 3615

Re: Materials

Just to elaborate on that slightly: currently the Revit materials do not contain all the relevant physical parameters that are required for a full thermal simulation. Hence why VE materials must still be used within the VE.

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