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Is it possible to import a length variable from a json file and keep the units attached?

Frank_AruteFrank_Arute Member Posts: 3 PRO
I need to import a number of length variables that are defined in a source of truth that is outside of onshape. I can export a json file from the source of truth and import it into my featurescripts, but so far, I have not been able to find a way to import variables and keep the units defined. Since there are multiple units (inches and millimeters) used across the list of variables, it would be nice if I could avoid having to define them a second time in the featurescritpt itself. Is this possible?

Answers

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,228
    Depends on the format of the JSON - there is a FS function, parseJsonWithUnits, which needs the string in a readable format.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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