How to extract Ids of all the nodes on a face (surface) using Python scripting

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Erik Kostson
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edited January 30 in Structures

How to extract Ids of all the nodes on a face (surface) using Python scripting

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  • Erik Kostson
    Erik Kostson Member, Employee Posts: 133
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    edited January 30
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    Below is a sample script to do that (it takes the first named selection):

    model=ExtAPI.DataModel.Project.Model
    ns=model.NamedSelections.Children
    f=ns[0].Location.Ids
    meshData = ExtAPI.DataModel.Project.Model.Analyses[0].MeshData
    faceMesh = meshData.MeshRegionById(f[0])
    nodes=faceMesh.NodeIds
    
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