I am trying to setup predefined schedules in our company template file that calculates the form factor of a morph as defined by the sum of the morph´s "area (by story)" divided by the volume´s surface area.
The idea is to be able to quickly use a morph object from favorites to create a mass that then can be used to extract key data like total usable area from stories, volume and to define the form factor as an indicator.
I am trying to create an expression in property manager that adds up the total of all area (by story), but I don't know how to form the syntax. Does anyone know how to formulate it?
Expressions belong to properties and properties can belong to only one element.
Elements can not interrogate the same property from other elements, so you can never get a total.
You have to create a 'Total' property that you manually type in the total area, then you can associate this total property to all your morph elements and can then use it in an expression to calculate percentages or other relations.
Or you need to delve into Python or C++ addon creation to gather information from many elements.
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