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Python library for Creoson

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Creopyson is a python library that aim to control PTC’s CREO Parametric via JLink via CREOSON.

CREOSON uses JSON Requests to send commands/functions to CREO, JSON Responses are used to communicate the results of your requests.

Creopyson creates a Client to send JSON Requests to CREOSON server.


Creopyson can be used to automate actions in CREO:

  • Get BOM
  • Manage files, Working directories
  • Support Familytables
  • Export 3D/2D: pdf3d, pdf, STEP, IGES, JPEG…
  • Interact with layers, views
  • Read/Write parameters, dimensions
  • Support Windchill

Basic usage video:

See documentation for more informations…


CREOSON from Simplified Logic, Inc.

This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.7.3 (2021-08-29)

  • Add is not None almost everywhere to prevent False and None confusion
  • Migrates to Github Workflow
  • Remove pipenv stuff

0.7.2 (2021-04-01)

  • change python_requires to “>=3.7”

0.7.1 (2021-03-23)

  • BugFix:
    • file_get_active returns {} instead of None with Creoson 2.8.0

0.7.0 (2021-03-22)

Update for Creoson 2.8.0 release.

  • New functions:
    • creo_set_creo_version (prevent Creo 7 problems)
    • feature_list_selected
  • Add parameters:
    • feature_set_param: description
    • parameter_set: description
  • Documentation update:
    • drawing_list: add view_model, simp_rep in Return
    • feature_list_param: add description in Return
    • feature_user_select_csys: add file, remove “feat_number* in Return object.
    • parameter_list: add description in Return
  • BugFix:
    file_set_cur_material: now working with Creoson >2.8.0

0.6.2 (2021-02-17)


  • drawing.get_cur_model: correction data_key (issue#27)

0.6.1 (2021-01-30)


  • familytable.list_tree: correction data_key (issue#21)

Documentation update:

  • Usage: Add vanilla Creoson
  • Usage: Add logging
  • Issues template: add Creo version

0.6.0 (2020-07-16)

Update for Creoson 2.7.0 release.

  • New functions:
    • file_get_accuracy
  • Add parameters:
    • interface_mapkey: delay
    • interface_export_pdf interface_export_pdf3d : sheet_range

0.5.2 (2020-07-09)

Documentation update

  • usage: path slashes correction

Docstring correction

  • drawing_list_models : correction (issue#18)


  • file_get_transform : Does not return transform key (issue#17)

0.5.1 (2020-05-19)

Docstring updates:

  • interface_import_file: PV extension correction.
  • interface_export_image: add infos about valid values in docstrings for dpi and depth.

Features updates:

  • interface_mapkey: remove extra white space in script string.
  • connection_start_creo: add use_desktop param.

New Feature:

  • Add logging DEBUG on request & response.

0.5.0 (2020-03-08)

Update for Creoson 2.6.0 release.

  • New functions:
    • interface_import_file
  • Add parameters:
    • bom_get_paths: add has_simprep
    • file_delete_material: file now allows wildcard
    • interface_export_file: add NEUTRAL to file_type
    • file_load_material: file_ allows wildcard
  • New returns:
    • file_massprops: add inertia matrices to output (ctr_grav_inertia_tensor, coord_sys_inertia, coord_sys_inertia_tensor)

0.4.3 (2020-03-07)

Update missing features from previous Creoson updates.

  • New Features:
    • drawing_set_sheet_format
    • file_get_cur_material
    • file_get_cur_material_wildcard
    • file_list_materials
    • file_list_materials_wildcard
    • file_load_material_file
    • file_set_cur_material
  • New param:
    • note_list:
      • add select param
      • add location in response

0.4.2 (2020-03-03)


  • feature_list params correction (ADD: status, paths, no_comp. REMOVE: param, value, encoded)
  • feature_list_params params correction(inc_unnamed)
  • feature_param_exists params correction (name)
  • add test on status correct values in feature’s functions (feature_delete, feature_list feature_resume, feature_suppress)

modify pipenv config for bleach security alert.

0.4.1 (2020-01-30)


  • view_list_exploded(): name param was in request even if empty (issue#4)
  • start_creo(): path decomposition did not worked with Windows style (issue#5)
  • geometry_get_surfaces(): wrong data_key waited in result, need surflist (issue#6)

0.4.0 (2019-10-12)

Update for Creoson 2.5.0 release.

  • New functions:

    • file_delete_material
    • drawing_get_sheet_format
    • dimension_set_text
  • Add parameters:

    • windchill_clear_workspace: filenames
    • dimension_list: select
    • dimension_list_detail: select
    • feature_resume: name can be an integer for feat_ID
    • feature_suppress: name can be an integer for feat_ID
  • New returns:
    • note_get: location
    • dimension_list: dwg_dim
    • dimension_list_detail: dwg_dim
  • Few notes updates

0.3.3 (2019-07-13)


  • feature_resume: with_children paramt set default to False (issue #3)

0.3.2 (2019-07-03)


  • creo_list_dirs: return empty list if there is no folder in the directory (issue #1)

Add basic usage video on README

0.3.1 (2019-06-30)


  • view_list: default query name=”*”

0.3.0 (2019-06-29)


  • file_set_mass_units: function param correction
  • file_list: function param correction
  • general: set active file when file is optionnal


  • file_open: activate and display default to True
  • dimension_set: file is optionnal

0.2.0 (2019-06-28)

Update for Creoson 2.4.0 release. New functions:

  • parameter_set_designated
  • feature_list_group_features
  • feature_list_pattern_features

Add missing function:

  • feature_list_params

0.1.0 (2019-06-22)

First release on PyPI.

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