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Scripting in Ansys SpaceClaim (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

This course is designed for all the users of Ansys SpaceClaim. You will learn and get to speed in the scripting in Ansys SpaceClaim. The scripting will allow you to automate tedious manual workflows. You will also be able to automate repetitive tasks. With the scripting, you can implement your own commands and you can manage highly parametric models. You can create named selections and parameters using Python. You can do some geometric operations. You will see how to interact with the outside and especially Ansys Workbench using the scripting.



  • A good knowledge in Ansys SpaceClaim is required: Introduction to Ansys SpaceClaim course
  • A good knowledge in Python is a big plus

Target Audience:

Engineers and Designers

Teaching Method:

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge. A training certificate is provided to all attendees who complete the course.

Learning Path


Learning Outcome

  • How to record features and embed the recording into a script
  • How to select entities using the scripting
  • How to use the autocompletion and the core API
  • Selecting other objects: coordinate systems, components, datum lines…
  • Creating Named Selections using Python
  • How to do geometric operations like creating a sketch, making copied of it and rotate it…
  • Creating a parameter using a script
  • How to access/Change driving dimensions
  • Reading data from an Excel file by script in Ansys SpaceClaim
  • How to run SpaceClaim script in batch mode
  • CAD files conversion from STP to IGS

Available Dates

Date / Time Duration Event Type Location Language Course Cost Registration
Dec 1, 2021
10:00 - 12:00 CET (GMT +1)
2 Sessions
Dec 1-2
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only Register

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. Please contact us.


This is a 1 day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 2 x 2 hour sessions lectures only.

Virtual Classroom Session 1 / Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 01: Core Skills
  • Workshop 1.1: Recording a Script
  • Module 02: Objects, Selections and Named Selections
  • Workshop 2.1: Operations: Objects, Selections
  • Workshop 2.2: Operations: Objects, Selections
  • Workshop 2.3: Operations: Objects, Selections
  • Workshop 2.4: Operations: Objects, Selections

Virtual Classroom Session 2 / Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 03: Feature Operations
  • Workshop 3.1: Feature Operations
  • Module 04: Parameters
  • Workshop 4.1 Parameters and Named Selections
  • Workshop 4.2 Core API
  • Module 05: Interaction with the Outside
  • Module 06: Go Further