Find and Use Python Add-ons
During a simulation you may want to highlight components to provide important visual indicators. For example, you may want to highlight the stage of a component in a product life cycle or color code components in a workcell. It is also possible to highlight the state of a component, for example whether a machine or resource is active, idle or broken.
In this tutorial you learn how to:
Software Version: 4.0.2
In this tutorial, you will learn how to handle CSV files in Visual Components using Python scripts.
Learn how to create a python add-on to import point cloud files. This video shows how to access a file, read its contents, and create a point set from the data.
Learn how to replace one part with another using Python API.
Learn how to route products on a conveyor line based on product material using components and API.
Learn how to attach objects to conveyor paths, thereby populating a conveyor with containers such as boxes, trays and sleds.
Learn how to deliver parts with a vehicle using pickup and drop-off information.
Learn how to grab and transfer components into a vehicle using containment and flow logic.
Learn how to use signals to move a vehicle.