Regular API function


Description Retrieves the handle of a mechanism to be solved by the geometric constraint solver. The operation of this function depends on the current name suffix settings (see simGetNameSuffix, simSetNameSuffix, and the section on accessing general-type objects). See also simIsHandleValid.
C synopsis simInt simGetMechanismHandle(const simChar* mechanismName)
C parameters
mechanismName: name of the mechanism
C return value
Handle of the mechanism if operation was successful, -1 otherwise
Lua synopsis number mechanismHandle=simGetMechanismHandle(string mechanismName)
Lua parameters
Same as C-function
Lua return values
Same as C-function

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