Extracting geometry/data from model groups


#1

Hi

I have several model groups that are referenced into Dynamo. Is there a way to get all elements within that group without un-grouping it. The Element.Geometry node doesn’t seem to work. I am using version 0.7.4.3245. Is there a better node to use?

I am trying to work out the rotation of model group. The API doesn’t seem to allow this so I have created a model line within the group which I need to extract so that I can compare it against Project North orientation. Its off that you can get the rotation of a family but not a model group.

 

Thanks

Group_Geometry


#2

Lucky for you, Julien Benoit has developed a great node in his custom package called “Steam Nodes” just for that. The package is Tool.ElementsInGroup:

2015-01-09_142259

 

 

 

https://aecuandme.wordpress.com/

 


#3

Thanks Dimitar!