Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized

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Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized.png Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized

Description
Script optimized for all languages and to object selected or all objects.
When working with FreeCAD there are times when you want to quickly change the Drawstyle of the object you are working with. This is available through the Drawstyle pull-down menu where any Drawstyle may be selected. This macro makes 2 of the Drawstyles available as a clickable button on a toolbar which the user may click to toggle back and forth between the two Drawstyles.
See also:
Toggle global display mode: Macro_Toggle_Drawstyle_Optimized_2.FCMacro
Toggle selected object(s) display mode (changes visible only in global As is (located on View toolbar) display mode): Macro_Toggle_Drawstyle_Optimized_3.FCMacro

Macro version : 2.0
Date last modification : 2020-29-01
FreeCAD version : 0.17 and above
Download : ToolBar Icon
Author
Piffpoof , triplus
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Links
Macro Version
2.0
Date last modification
2020-29-01
FreeCAD Version(s)
0.17 and above
Default shortcut
None
See also
Macro Toggle Drawstyle Macro Toggle Drawstyle.png


Description

Script optimized for all languages and to object selected or all objects.

Tree macro are available:

When working with FreeCAD there are times when you want to quickly change the Drawstyle of the object you are working with. This is available through the Drawstyle pull-down menu where any Drawstyle may be selected. This macro makes 2 of the Drawstyles available as a clickable button on a toolbar which the user may click to toggle back and forth between the two Drawstyles.

Installation

Installation is comprised of copying the two code to the appropriate Macro directory and invoking it from the Macro menu. It is much preferable to add it both to a toolbar so as to be more easily available.

Usage

Select an object, then click on the associated toolbar button, or invoke from the Macro menu. The Drawstyle of the slected object will toggle between the two drawstyles specified in the macro code (see code listing below).

Script

Combination that toggle global display mode when nothing is selected and/or toggle selected objects display mode if objects are selected. When objects are selected global display mode is automatically set to As is:


The icon ToolBar Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized.png

Macro_Toggle_Drawstyle_Optimized.FCMacro

# triplus @ 2016, 2020
# Toggle object/global display mode
# ==============================

# 0 = "As is"
# 1 = "Flat lines"
# 2 = "Shaded
# 3 = "Wireframe"
# 4 = "Points"
# 5 = "Hidden line"
# 6 = "No shading"

globalA = 0
globalB = 3

a = "Flat Lines"
b = "Shaded"
c = "Wireframe"
d = "Points"

objectA = a
objectB = c

# ==============================

from PySide import QtGui
import FreeCADGui as Gui

mw = Gui.getMainWindow()
sel = Gui.Selection.getSelectionEx()


act = {
    0: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleAsIs"),
    1: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleFlatLines"),
    2: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleShaded"),
    3: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleWireframe"),
    4: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStylePoints"),
    5: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleHiddenLine"),
    6: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleNoShading"),
}


default = act[0]
actionA = act[globalA]
actionB = act[globalB]


if sel:
    obj = []
    default.trigger()
    for s in sel:
        if s.Object.TypeId == "App::Link":
            if s.Object.LinkedObject not in obj:
                obj.append(s.Object.LinkedObject)
        elif s.Object not in obj:
            obj.append(s.Object)
        else:
            pass

    for o in obj:
        if o.ViewObject.DisplayMode == objectA:
            o.ViewObject.DisplayMode = objectB
        else:
            o.ViewObject.DisplayMode = objectA
else:
    if actionA.isChecked():
        actionB.trigger()
    else:
        actionA.trigger()

Script 2

Toggle global display mode:

The icon ToolBar Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized 2.png

Macro_Toggle_Drawstyle_Optimized_2.FCMacro

# triplus @ 2016, 2020
# Toggle global display mode
# ==============================

# 0 = "As is"
# 1 = "Flat lines"
# 2 = "Shaded
# 3 = "Wireframe"
# 4 = "Points"
# 5 = "Hidden line"
# 6 = "No shading"

styleA = 0
styleB = 3

# ==============================

from PySide import QtGui
import FreeCADGui as Gui

mw = Gui.getMainWindow()


act = {
    0: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleAsIs"),
    1: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleFlatLines"),
    2: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleShaded"),
    3: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleWireframe"),
    4: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStylePoints"),
    5: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleHiddenLine"),
    6: mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleNoShading"),
}


actionA = act[styleA]
actionB = act[styleB]


if actionA.isChecked():
    actionB.trigger()
else:
    actionA.trigger()

Script 3

Toggle selected object(s) display mode (changes visible only in global As is (located on View toolbar) display mode):

The icon ToolBar Macro Toggle Drawstyle Optimized 3.png

Macro_Toggle_Drawstyle_Optimized_3.FCMacro

# triplus @ 2016, 2020
# Toggle selected object(s) display mode
# ==============================

a = "Flat Lines"
b = "Shaded"
c = "Wireframe"
d = "Points"

styleA = a
styleB = c

# ==============================

from PySide import QtGui
import FreeCADGui as Gui

obj = []
mw = Gui.getMainWindow()
sel = Gui.Selection.getSelectionEx()
mw.findChild(QtGui.QAction, "Std_DrawStyleAsIs").trigger()


for s in sel:
    if s.Object.TypeId == "App::Link":
        if s.Object.LinkedObject not in obj:
            obj.append(s.Object.LinkedObject)
    elif s.Object not in obj:
        obj.append(s.Object)
    else:
        pass


for o in obj:
    if o.ViewObject.DisplayMode == styleA:
        o.ViewObject.DisplayMode = styleB
    else:
        o.ViewObject.DisplayMode = styleA

Link

The Forum link (2016-11-27 ver:1.0 FC =< 0.17) : Keyboard shortcut, View toolbar - Wireframe

The Forum link (2020-29-01 ver:2.0 FC => 0.17) : Keyboard shortcut, View toolbar - Wireframe