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Very simple FS question - dropdown for selecting from multiple variable sets

romeograhamromeograham Member, Simulation EVP Posts: 609 PRO
edited September 2021 in FeatureScript
I'm sure this is quite simple - but I'm having a hard time figuring it out on my own (extremely new to FeatureScript).

I would like to build on the strategy @Evan_Reese shows for an approach to global variables here to do the following:

I'd like to be able to pick from several standard specifications for a thing in a drop down in the UI. Then, based on the selection, different values would be assigned to my Variables.

If I select "Type 1" from the list, then the variables would be: A=1mm, B=1.5mm etc
If I select "Type 2" from the list, then the variables would be: A=2mm, B=3mm etc

Variables A, B are values from specification tables.

I understand how to create the variables and assign values etc...I imagine that I can easily create different sections in my FS that would have all the variables and their correct values. Something like this:

//Values for Type 1
v.A=1*mm;
v.B=1.5*mm;

//Values for Type 2
v.A=2*mm;
v.B=3*mm;

I don't know how to:
  1. make the dropdown show up in my UI
  2. do the if/then statement that would point Onshape to the correct values for the variables based on which item I pick from the Dropdown.
I know there are many custom FS built on this type of UI interface etc - but many are so complex (and create geometry etc) that I'm having a hard time finding code that I can emulate.

Thanks!
Romeo

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