macro for finding holes

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Re: macro for finding holes

Post by nahshon »

This was already discussed... The cylinder axis does not hit the model, yet it's not a cylindrical hole.
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Re: macro for finding holes

Post by iamnotstone »

we can also check a normal on the surface. here is my solution:

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face = Gui.Selection.getSelectionEx()[0].SubObjects[0]

surface = face.Surface

surfaceType = type(surface).__name__

if(surfaceType == 'Cylinder'):
	center = surface.Center
	axis = surface.Axis

	value = face.valueAt(0,0)
	normal = face.normalAt(0,0)

	center2value = value - center

	dotValue =

	if(dotValue > 0):
		print('this is a boss')
		print('this is a hole')
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