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3D cut (10)

Added August 31, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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3D cut (10)

3D cut (10)

The 3D cut (10) component creates a 3D cut to a concrete part. The cutplane is determined by picking three points on the (concrete) part edges. The cut direction can be set. Also an cut offset can be set.

Use for


More information

This component creates a cut through three points.

The side to be removed can be defined.

Before you start

Before applying the macrosaved series of actions that includes instructions for a program

Macros are located in the applications and components catalog. They are recorded or created manually and stored as .cs file in a folder defined with the advanced option XS_MACRO_DIRECTORY.

Macros can, for example, be used for creating drawings or reports.

Macros are sometimes used to run an application.

, create the following part:

  • Concrete part (panel, column, strip footingfooting that supports several points of contact or a region of points of contact

    Strip footing supports a length of wall or a line of closely spaced columns, for example.

    In Tekla Structures, strip footing has a polygon shape that the user defines by picking points.


Defining properties

The component contains only one tab, named Picture.



See also


Defining the cut direction. Possibly set an cutplane offset.


Picking order

  1. Concrete part

  2. Three points to determine the cut planeplane whose position is defined by a cut surface


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