The Part.getId() method will return an integer the can be used as an for ID Points/Paths/Snippets. This method will ensure the ID is unique by keeping an internal incremental counter of the IDs that have been used. It is typically used when programatically adding points, paths, or snippets.


This method can be destructured as getID in a part’s draft method.

Part.getId() signature

int|string getId(prefix='')

This method takes an optional parameter that will be used as a prefix for the ID.

Part.getId() example

cont part = {
  name: 'examples.getid',
  draft: ({ Point, points, getId, part }
) => {
    for (let i=0;i<10;i++) {
      points[getId()] = new Point(i*10, i*10)

    return part