CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37)

Software version: 2018i

Last updated April 3, 2019 by Trimble Solutions UK

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Not environment-specific

CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37)

The CMF Window Trimmer Rail 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.

can be used to define an individual channel section between selected side rails.

Before and after

Tekla Structures model before adding CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37) Tekla Structures model after adding CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37)


  • Any modification of the selected parts will cause this macro to be updated.
  • Most of the data required for this macro is fixed by CMF and stored in a series of data files supplied with Tekla Structures. Where standard data is not applicable, then certain items can be modified through the Parameters tab of the properties panel, but it is also possible to tailor the data files to individual requirements. This would require assistance from Tekla Structures support.
  • All rail lengths must be parallel.
  • Rails can be either C’s or Z’s or a mixture.

Selection order example

When selecting a position ensure Snap to nearest points (points on line) Snap to nearest points (points on line) button is turned on.

  1. Rail
  2. Rail
  3. Pick a position along the rail

The order to select Tekla Structures model when adding CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37)

See also

CMF cold rolled - Important information
CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37) - Parts tab
CMF Window Trimmer Rail (37) - Parameters tab

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