Macro ArrayCopy

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Macro ArrayCopy.png ArrayCopy

Description
This macro copies the selected object several times, on an array grid You can define the number of rows and columns and the distance between them.

Macro version: 1.0
Last modified: 2014-05-04
FreeCAD version: All
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Author
Yorik
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Macro Version
1.0
Date last modified
2014-05-04
FreeCAD Version(s)
All
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Description

This macro copies the selected object several times, on an array grid. You can define the number of rows and columns and the distance between them.

Script

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Macro_ArrayCopy.FCMacro

import FreeCAD, FreeCADGui, Part
from PySide import QtGui,QtCore
 
def proceed():
    try:
        u = (int(l1.text()),float(l2.text()))   
        v = (int(l3.text()),float(l4.text()))
    except:
        FreeCAD.Console.PrintError("Wrong input! Only numbers allowed...\n")
    sel = FreeCADGui.Selection.getSelection()
    if sel:
        sel = sel[0]
        name = sel.Name   
        shape = sel.Shape
        for column in range(u[0]):
            for row in range(v[0]):
                if (column != 0) or (row != 0):
                    delta = FreeCAD.Vector(column*u[1],row*v[1],0)   
                    newshape = sel.Shape.copy()
                    newshape.translate(delta)
                    newobject = FreeCAD.ActiveDocument.addObject("Part::Feature",name)
                    newobject.Shape = newshape
    else:
        FreeCAD.Console.PrintError("Error: One object must be selected")
    hide()
 
def hide():
    dialog.hide()
 
dialog = QtGui.QDialog()
dialog.resize(200,300)
dialog.setWindowTitle("Array")
la = QtGui.QVBoxLayout(dialog)
t1 = QtGui.QLabel("number of columns")
la.addWidget(t1)
l1 = QtGui.QLineEdit()
la.addWidget(l1)
t2 = QtGui.QLabel("distance between columns")
la.addWidget(t2)
l2 = QtGui.QLineEdit()
la.addWidget(l2)
t3 = QtGui.QLabel("number of rows")
la.addWidget(t3)
l3 = QtGui.QLineEdit()
la.addWidget(l3)
t4 = QtGui.QLabel("distance between rows")   
la.addWidget(t4)
l4 = QtGui.QLineEdit()
la.addWidget(l4)
okbox = QtGui.QDialogButtonBox(dialog)
okbox.setOrientation(QtCore.Qt.Horizontal)
okbox.setStandardButtons(QtGui.QDialogButtonBox.Cancel