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Project Profiles

Last updated November 10, 2014 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

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Project Profiles



Purpose and description
System Requirements
Installing Project Profiles
Using Project Profiles
Application properties
Application button

Purpose and description

Use Project Profiles component to define the profiles which should be used on the project and then check that all the parts in the project are in line with the project definitions.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: 19.0
.NET Framework version: 4.0
Environments:   All

Installing Project Profiles

To install the extension:

  1. Download Model Checker Suite file package from Tekla Extranet.
  2. Extract the file package.

Using Project Profiles

To use the application:

  1. Open a Tekla model.
  2. If the Model Checker Suite toolbar is not visible, follow the steps:
    1. Click Tools > Customize to open the Customize dialog box;
    2. Select the Model Checker Suite toolbar and check the Visible check box.
  3. Click on the Model Checker Suite button .
  4. The Model Checker Suite dialog window will open.

  1. In the Model checker suite window, click on the Project Profiles Settings button and the Project Profiles dialog window will open.

  1. Make the deserved modifications and click the OK button /.
  2. In the Model Checker Suite, click the Run Checks button.
  3. If the Project Profiles check has failed, the Resolve button  will became active. Clicking it will display the Invalid dialog which contains a list of parts that did not pass the current check condition.

If the background color of a cell is white when opening the Invalid window, those cells are editable, and the values can be applied using the Manual syncornize button.

The Invalid window buttons:

Field Description
Highlight part in model Use to create a direct link between the table (1) element in a drawing that may include information on the building objects in the drawing, and information on the project

(1) In Tekla Structures, the term ’table’ is used to refer to various elements of a drawing, such as revision tables, title blocks, bills of material, lists, general notes, key plans, and DWG and DXF files.

(1) When the user makes changes to a model, Tekla Structures updates the drawing and the contents of the affected tables. This means that not only drawings are associative but also the tables.

(2) table created with the template editor

(2) In template editor tables are called templates.

and the model, so selecting a cell in the table will select the corresponding part from model.
  • - don't show part in model;
  • - show part from model.
Ignore selected parts / Use to add the selected cell in the table in the  Objects to ignore->By GUID list corresponding to it's check component.
Auto sync Use to auto syncsyncornize files by checking the check box.
Manual syncornize Use to manual syncornize the edited files.
CSV / Use to export the review to an *.csv file.
OK / Use to save and close the window.

Application properties

  1. Profile list

    Field Description
    Profile list Add manually the profiles.
    Browse model values Add the profiles from the selected objects in the model.
  2. Objects to ignore

    1. By filter

      Field Description
      By filter Use +/- buttons to add/remove a selection filter filter used for defining which object types can be selected

      Selection filter chooses model objects according to object properties.

      Selection filters can be standard or user-defined.

      For example, selection filters can be used to select parts for drawings or analysis.

      Note: The filter options are the same as the ones from the Tekla Structures -> Available selection filters list box.
    2. By GUID

      Field Description
      Ignored object GUID list Use +/- buttons to add/remove the objects GUID to the ignored object GUID list.
      Add selected Add selected objects from the model to the ignored object GUID list. 

Application button

Field Description
Use to save your desired modifications and close the window.

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