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Enum used as a parameter type must be exported?

Aaron_HooverAaron_Hoover Member Posts: 35 EDU
I am trying to use the BoundingType enum in a Featurescript that I'm developing that includes an extrude. I keep getting the error "Enum used as a parameter type must be exported" when I try to use the BoundingType like so: 

annotation { "End Type" : "End Type" }
definition.endType is BoundingType; 

The BoundingType enum seems to be used without issue in the Featurescript mentioned in this post about extruding a profile. What am I missing?


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  • Aaron_HooverAaron_Hoover Member Posts: 35 EDU
    Yep. That did it. I didn't realize I needed to preceded the import with "export." Thank you. 
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,615 EDU
    @Aaron_Hoover
    I would suggest just exporting the enum you need.
    export import(path : "onshape/std/boundingtype.gen.fs", version : "937.0");
    Some reasons can be found at https://forum.onshape.com/discussion/9583/multiple-declaration-warning
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 928
    I agree with Morgan -- adding the export to geometry.fs was the simplest solution, not the best one.
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
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