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    • By ACADuser
      Looking at the ROOM data I'm not sure where the Room Area variable is.
      Looking at Joe's macro, he used obj.room.internal_area.round(2)
       
      It appears that the variable is already rounded. Not sure if this is new.
      What I wanted is the area the Room polyline is based on.  369.83  --> Measurement
      I see several area variables, but how to get the one I want?
      How do you know what prefix to get the area you want?
       
      Data Type: String
      base_moldings ------------------- size = 1 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      component_moldings ------ size = 0 ---------------------- Collection
      description ------------- "base molding: PVC 4" Base" --- String
      formatted_size ---------- "1x4" ------------------------- String
      length ------------------ 600 in ------------------------ Measurement
      room -------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      cantilever_underside_material --- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      id -------------------------- 133 --------------------------- Integer
      name ------------------------ "Color - White" --------------- String
      ceiling_elevation --------------- 108 in ------------------------ Measurement
      ceiling_finish_layers ----------- size = 2 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 373.153214 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "Square Ceiling Tiles" -------- String
      formatted_size ------ "24"x24"x1/2"" ---------------- String
      quantity ------------ 93.5 -------------------------- Measurement
      owner ------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 0.5 in ------------------------ Measurement
      [1] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 369.825474 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "Color - White" --------------- String
      formatted_size ------ "" ---------------------------- String
      quantity ------------ 369.825474 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      owner ------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      ceiling_finish_name ------------- "Color - White" --------------- String
      ceiling_insulation -------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area ------------------------ 369.825474 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      cavity_r_value -------------- 0.0 --------------------------- Float
      continuous_r_value ---------- 0.0 --------------------------- Float
      depth ----------------------- 12 in ------------------------- Measurement
      formatted_size -------------- "12x24x48" batts" ------------- String
      length ---------------------- 48 in ------------------------- Measurement
      num_batts ------------------- 46.25 ------------------------- Measurement
      owner ----------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE --------------- ------------------------------
      width ----------------------- 24 in ------------------------- Measurement
      ceiling_platform_layers --------- size = 1 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 0 sq ft ----------------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "Steel Stud 24" OC" ----------- String
      formatted_size ------ "" ---------------------------- String
      quantity ------------ 0 ----------------------------- Measurement
      rebar_length ------------ 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      rebar_size -------------- 0 ----------------------------- Integer
      room -------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 2 in -------------------------- Measurement
      ceiling_thermal_envelope_area --- 369.825474 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      chair_rail_moldings ------------- size = 0 ---------------------- Collection
      crown_moldings ------------------ size = 0 ---------------------- Collection
      custom_pattern_scale ------------ 1.0 --------------------------- Float
      dimensions ---------------------- "14'-10" x 23'-10"" ----------- String
      drawing_group ------------------- default:_35_-_room_fill ------- Symbol
      fill_line_weight ---------------- 1 ----------------------------- Integer
      finished_ceiling_elevation ------ 107.5 in ---------------------- Measurement
      finished_floor_elevation -------- 0.125 in ---------------------- Measurement
      floor_ceiling_group ------------- 1 ----------------------------- Integer
      floor_elevation ----------------- 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      floor_finish_layers ------------- size = 1 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 371.216099 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "Floor-C4 Laminate" ----------- String
      formatted_size ------ "1/8" thick" ------------------ String
      quantity ------------ 371.216099 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      owner ------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 0.125 in ---------------------- Measurement
      floor_finish_name --------------- "Floor-C4 Laminate" ----------- String
      floor_insulation ---------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area ------------------------ 0 sq ft ----------------------- Measurement
      cavity_r_value -------------- 0.0 --------------------------- Float
      continuous_r_value ---------- 0.0 --------------------------- Float
      depth ----------------------- 12 in ------------------------- Measurement
      formatted_size -------------- "12x24x48" batts" ------------- String
      length ---------------------- 48 in ------------------------- Measurement
      num_batts ------------------- 0 ----------------------------- Measurement
      owner ----------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE --------------- ------------------------------
      width ----------------------- 24 in ------------------------- Measurement
      floor_number -------------------- 1 ----------------------------- Integer
      floor_platform_layers ----------- size = 2 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 0 sq ft ----------------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "OSB-Hrz" --------------------- String
      formatted_size ------ "48"x96"x3/4"" ---------------- String
      quantity ------------ 0 ----------------------------- Measurement
      rebar_length ------------ 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      rebar_size -------------- 0 ----------------------------- Integer
      room -------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      [1] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      area -------------------- 0 sq ft ----------------------- Measurement
      material_data ----------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      description --------- "Concrete" -------------------- String
      formatted_size ------ "4" thick" -------------------- String
      quantity ------------ 0 cu ft ----------------------- Measurement
      rebar_length ------------ 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      rebar_size -------------- 0 ----------------------------- Integer
      room -------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      thickness --------------- 4 in -------------------------- Measurement
      floor_thermal_envelope_area ----- 369.825474 sq ft -------------- Measurement
      function ------------------------ "Living" ---------------------- String
      internal_area ------------------- 370 sq ft --------------------- Measurement
      layer --------------------------- rooms ------------------------- Symbol
      layer_line_color ---------------- 2151678207 -------------------- Integer
      layer_line_style ---------------- 111 --------------------------- Integer
      layer_line_weight --------------- 18 ---------------------------- Integer
      layer_set ----------------------- "Floor Plan" ------------------ String
      layer_text_style ---------------- "Default Text Style" ---------- String
      moldings ------------------------ size = 1 ---------------------- Collection
      [0] ------------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      component_moldings ------ size = 0 ---------------------- Collection
      description ------------- "base molding: PVC 4" Base" --- String
      formatted_size ---------- "1x4" ------------------------- String
      length ------------------ 600 in ------------------------ Measurement
      room -------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      SEE ABOVE ----------- ------------------------------
      name ---------------------------- "Shared Medical" -------------- String
      pattern_angle ------------------- 0.0 --------------------------- Float
      pattern_horizontal_spacing ------ 8 in -------------------------- Measurement
      pattern_vertical_spacing -------- 8 in -------------------------- Measurement
      perimeter ----------------------- 1020.936748 in ---------------- Measurement
      schedule_number ----------------- "R69" ------------------------- String
      simple_schedule_number ---------- "69" -------------------------- String
      standard_area ------------------- 389 sq ft --------------------- Measurement
      stem_wall_height ---------------- 16 in ------------------------- Measurement
      stem_wall_top_elevation --------- 0 in -------------------------- Measurement
      type_name ----------------------- "Office" ---------------------- String
      volume -------------------------- 3309.16752 cu ft -------------- Measurement
      wall_coverings ------------------ size = 0 ---------------------- Collection
      wall_material ------------------- ------------------------------ NVPublisher
      id -------------------------- -32765 ------------------------ Integer
      name ------------------------ "No Change" ------------------- String
       
    • By sjalheim
      I've searched and searched but to no avail. 
       
      I've been using X2 for a few years but never dabbled into doing much automating of information, but now with X6 I'm determined to make my life easier! 
       
      My question is this: I have a block of text in each room that shows the total square feet of that room:
       
      TOTAL SF - %room.area.internal%
      DLO REQ'D -
      ACTUAL
      VENT REQ'D -
      ACTUAL -
       
      I'd LIKE to have the daylight and vent requirements calculated for me by multiplying the %room.area.internal% by 0.08 and the vent by 0.04.  Is this possible? I've tried messing with Ruby but we're not on speaking terms anymore.
       
      (As a side note, I have the DLO and Vent as added columns in my window components, which I add the sq. ft. to manually. Ideally I'd like that info, which populates the schedule, to populate that little text box and do all the math for me.)