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I'm just learning how to create gadgets and was wondering what the easiest way of creating a circle within a gadget is.
I have tried to use the CreateCircle() global method but cant seem to get it to work it just keeps returning a nil value. (Maybe I'm doing something wrong)
Would it be easier to us the contour:ArcTo() method and us either 2 or 4 lines arced to make the circle.
any help would be appreciated.
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This is a bit of code based on an example SDK script that draws a circle using CreateCircle.
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-- VECTRIC LUA SCRIPT
function AddGroupToJob(job, group, layer_name)
local cad_object = CreateCadGroup(group);
local layer = job.LayerManager:GetLayerWithName(layer_name)
local job = VectricJob()
if not job.Exists then
DisplayMessageBox("No job loaded")
local group = ContourGroup(true)
AddGroupToJob(job, group, "Circle Example")
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