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Units of Auto Script from Dropped Geometry?

James Murray
Advisor

Is there a way to control the units of the auto script generated from dropping drawn geometry into a script window? For many years it seemed to follow the working units, or at least I was OK with it being FFI in USA usage. Now all the values are always metric, and run to 13 decimal places, which is not easily -readable for this human. And since the geometry in question is often FFI, I'd greatly prefer to see those values in the script.

 

e.g.:

🛑0.05715m

2.25"

 

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James Murray

Archicad 25 • Rill Architects • macOS • OnLand.info
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Zsuzsanna Bori
Graphisoft
Graphisoft

Unfortunatley, no. The length in GDL is always in meters. You can find a good workflow for working with constants in your code in the comments of this thread.

Regarding the decimal places, you can always round up a few numbers at the end if you are comfortable with losing the original geometry's precise size, but the best part of this drag&drop feature is that you don't have to figure out these complicated numbers yourself, the computer does it for you. 🙂 

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