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Animation Lab SetPropertyValue
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* July 26, 2015, 10:31:44 AM
Is it possible for anyone at IMSI to get some examples of the use of "SetPropertyValue" which has no examples as I believe that it could extend the things we could do with animation lab if we had some examples of methods and syntax used .


* July 26, 2015, 10:58:19 AM
If you mean the standard command - please see a little example on the wiki http://www3.turbocadcommunity.com/tiki-index.php?page=AnimLab+property+values

At the bottom of that page is a link to an index page, more example will be added in due time to each of the topics.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2015, 11:09:08 AM by Andy H »


* July 26, 2015, 11:20:52 AM
Many thanks for the reply Andy, things are starting to look up with a page on Animation lab examples and very welcome they are.

Great piece of software with lots of potential, just a matter of getting base examples of as many of the facets as possible combined wit the scripting potential.


* July 26, 2015, 02:07:29 PM
The Wiki mainly comprises of items from users (almost all of it by John), to be honest I don't even know if IMSI visit it anymore.

Due to Spam - posting on the Wiki is limited, John obviously, and I can post (the AnimLab stuff an odd bits and pieces) other than that I don't know, I'm sure others could post but I don't know who, when I see AnimLab stuff on the forum I'll add it to the wiki so it doesn't get lost - I've more time now retired :)


* July 26, 2015, 06:05:06 PM
Every little snippet is of help Andy, it was a while back since I used animation lab when I was doing my pumpjack animation but finding it very hard to hold syntax these days so struggle a bit getting back into it.

The developers of Animation lab should have had a place on the forum for questions and answers as it would have created more sales for them but unfortunately they are in Russia. I tried to get some information from them once but obviously a language barrier.


* July 28, 2015, 12:01:18 PM
Added some known Pen and Brush Properties which work as SetPropertyValue, PenStyle (Pen Pattern), PenScale (Dashed Scale - Decimal) , PenWidth (Decimal),  PenColor (uses the single decimal number not RGB),  BrushStyle (Brush Pattern),  BrushColor (uses the single decimal number not RGB),  BrushScale (Decimal), BrushAngle (Degrees)


* July 28, 2015, 01:11:26 PM
Thanks Andy, good to see the build up of routines and examples it really does make a big difference to those who are trying to utilize the facets of animation lab and also the VBScript potential in combination.

Thank You!.


* August 05, 2015, 08:54:58 PM
re: …PenColor (uses the single decimal number, not RGB)…

I added an Excel formula that Winston Mitchell posted centuries ago, that will create the Decimal color number from the RGB numbers.

John R.

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* August 06, 2015, 01:35:35 AM
Thanks John, I had wondered where the decimals numbers came from.