Import an ELiPLAN status data file
If you have a status data filefile that contains options for object properties
Data files contain information used by certain components or the rebar shape manager, for example.
Data files have the file name extension .dat.
that has been created in ELiPLAN, you can import the status and scheduling information to your Tekla Structures model.
- On the File menu, click Import > EliPlan .
The Import Eliplan status data dialog box opens.
- Click the ... button next to the Import file name box to browse for the file to be imported.
- Click Create.
Tekla Structures updates the status and schedule data for parts in the Tekla Structures model. When the data is read, a log filefile that contains information related to changes, actions, and errors in the model or drawing
Tekla Structures writes information in log files when the model is saved, numbered or checked for clashes, for example.
The log file shows the parts whose data is updated correctly. It also provides information on possible problems that may have occurred. When you select a row in the log file, Tekla Structures automatically selects the corresponding part in the model. The overall status information is shown at the end of the log file.
Tekla Structures stores the actual status data in the user-defined attributes of the parts. To view the data, open the part properties dialog box, click the User-defined attributes button and go to the EliPlan tab.