FreeCAD Module Part List Generator
Create a macro that generates a parts list from the object list labels in a module file. Also, separate the module objects into individual, separate FCStd files with unique names based on the object list labels. This automation will significantly speed up the generation of module parts lists such as for File:8footwall.FCStd
Estimated Time Savings
Modules with a dozen parts might take 1-2 hours to separate into parts gallery and associated FCStd files on the wiki. With a macro to generate the parts, this time could be reduced by nearly half.
Work in Progress
Developing a script based off of Macro Dump Objects Script
List all objects
Use the code listed at FreeCAD Code Snippets to simply list the objects and manipulate the labels to remove part totals.
List all objects # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import FreeCAD,Draft # List all objects of the document doc = FreeCAD.ActiveDocument objs = FreeCAD.ActiveDocument.Objects #App.Console.PrintMessage(str(objs) + "\n") #App.Console.PrintMessage(str(len(FreeCAD.ActiveDocument.Objects)) + " Objects" + "\n") for obj in objs: a = obj.Name # list the Name of the object (not modifiable) b = obj.Label # list the Label of the object (modifiable) try: c = obj.LabelText # list the LabeText of the text (modifiable) App.Console.PrintMessage(str(a) +" "+ str(b) +" "+ str(c) + "\n") # Displays the Name the Label and the text except: App.Console.PrintMessage(str(a) +" "+ str(b) + "\n") # Displays the Name and the Label of the object #doc.removeObject("Box") # Clears the designated object