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Custom feature - Set RAL Color

brooke_spreenbrooke_spreen Member, Developers Posts: 115 ✭✭✭
Hi folks, I've put together a quick feature for setting colors based on standard RAL values -



Bodies and faces are selected separately. Checking the "Override faces" box will ensure that all faces of the body, including those where a color has been previously applied, will be changed to the selected color.

The document (link) should be public/sharable/copyable/etc.

Happy scripting :)


Design Engineer | Anerdgy AG

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    eric_pestyeric_pesty Member Posts: 1,642 PRO
    edited August 2022
    Really cool!

    Hope you don't mind, I ended up "borrowing" a bunch of your code to add these to a "company colors" feature I created a while back.

    I really like how I am 100% not a programmer and I only very vaguely understand what I'm doing but because Featurescript is simple enough I was able to figure what I needed to copy (and where to paste it) to get it to integrate with what I already had (my feature starts with a drop down of "types" of colors).

    The most amazing part is that it took me about 5min and it worked perfectly on the first try after hitting commit!

    BOOM!


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    Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 2,073 PRO
    @eric_pesty
    Boom indeed!

    @brooke_spreen
    Thanks for sharing this! I've not worked with RAL colors before, but if I do, I may end up adding it to my Part Color feature as well. If so I'll definitely credit you in the code.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
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    MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 1,778 PRO
    Awesome, thanks for sharing!

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    antlu65antlu65 Member Posts: 55 EDU
    Thumbs up! Also noticed the name of your company 'Anerdgy'.  =)
    Maybe that means something in another language.
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    brooke_spreenbrooke_spreen Member, Developers Posts: 115 ✭✭✭
    @eric_pesty Got to love those 'aha' moments!
    @Evan_Reese It might be that it is primarily a European system. It is at least maintained by a German organization. But the Chinese manufacturers we have worked with recognize it.
    @antlu65 Not quite another language....the name is just a play on "energy" :)
    Design Engineer | Anerdgy AG
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