Customize the profile catalog

Added May 4, 2021 by Tekla User Assistance

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Customize the profile catalog

Customize the profile catalog

The profile catalogcatalog that displays profiles and information on the profiles

In addition to the available profiles in the respective Tekla Structures environment, the user can add fixed or parametric user-defined profiles to the profile catalog. It is also possible to import profiles to the profile catalog.

contains information on profiles, their rules and types, and the analysis and design propertiesproperties that concern physical part design

Design properties vary depending on the analysis application that is used.

Design properties may be applied to the entire model or to individual objects.

For example, buckling length is a design property.

of the profiles. Profiles are displayed in a hierarchical tree grouped according to rules.

By default, the profile cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

contains standard, environment-specific profiles and generic parametric profiles. You can add, modify, import, export, and delete profiles.

You can define your own user-defined profiles, which can be either fixed or parametric. Use the profile catalog to create new fixed profiles, either from scratch or by copying an existing one. Use the sketch editortool that is used for creating and editing parametric user-defined profiles

or .clb files to create new parametric profiles.

Tekla Structures stores the profile catalog information in the profdb.bin file.

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