I see there’s Model#close_active, but can’t find the equivalent for opening a group
It is not possible to open a “container” via the API.
BUT if you want to add geometry etc into a ‘container’, then just get a reference to say:
ents = group.entities
and the add the new stuff to that context…
Why do you want to open a container ?
The concept of a Group or Component being “open for edit” or the “active context” comes purely from the GUI, where a user needs to access a Group or Component’s Entities to manipulate them. Are you trying to program something that will make a particular Group or Component active and then turn over control for the user to edit it via the GUI? Otherwise, as @TIG pointed out, your Ruby code can directly access the Entities collection of any Group or ComponentDefinition regardless of what is active in the GUI.
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