Auto connection rule reporter

Last updated July 11, 2017 by Developer TIN

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Auto connection rule reporter

When connections are applied in Tekla model using autoconnectiontool that creates connections with predefined properties in certain framing conditions

functionality, it is not possible to call in connection report the attributes of connections. This tool will create a report for connections in the model with it’s ID, 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.

number, primary member, secondary member/s and the rule used for autoconnection in that perticular case or all the connection attributes set in that connection.

How to Locate

Installation of this tool is avaible at Auto Connection Rule Report

After installation this tools is available under Applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

& components as shown below.

Extension dialog



Click on the toolbar to run the command.
Click on the report button in the Auto connection report dialog box so that the data will be read from file.
Select connection type from drop down and accordingly the report will change with reference to connection type.

From display attributes field you may select appropriate option from drop down like All, Manually Edited or Custom.

The report in display will change accordingly.

User may export this report to Excel format using export button. Select the location and give name to report to save the same.
The report will be saved as *.csv and will open in excel.

You may also use selection filters for custom connections.

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