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Outputting values of element settings in Grasshopper

derekjackson
Expert

Hi, is there a way to output to a text panel the data in some element settings?

 

Say if I used a Favourite for a Wall in GH, passed it to the Wall Settings component, but want to check what Profile it's using? I tried attaching a Panel, but it just returned NULL - I was hoping for the name of the Complex Profile.

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Nurbs
Advocate

Hi,

The Favorite Node is a "special" one as described in the manual:

 

Unlike the other input components, the Favorites Input Component is attached not to the Settings
Component, but directly to the Document or Design Component (“Settings” parameter) which
generates the element. By attaching the Favorite Component (instead of a Settings component),
you are thereby defining all parameters of the generated element in one step.

 

To get the information which you want connect your Favorite to a Wall Node and extract the settings from there:Favorite.png

 

 

 

AC16 -> AC aktuell
WIN 10 & Mac Studio Ventura

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Nurbs
Advocate

Hi,

The Favorite Node is a "special" one as described in the manual:

 

Unlike the other input components, the Favorites Input Component is attached not to the Settings
Component, but directly to the Document or Design Component (“Settings” parameter) which
generates the element. By attaching the Favorite Component (instead of a Settings component),
you are thereby defining all parameters of the generated element in one step.

 

To get the information which you want connect your Favorite to a Wall Node and extract the settings from there:Favorite.png

 

 

 

AC16 -> AC aktuell
WIN 10 & Mac Studio Ventura
derekjackson
Expert

Thanks!