Built-up Custom Parts Name Settings

Last updated September 4, 2018 by Tekla Extensions Global tekla.extensions-global@trimble.com

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Built-up Custom Parts Name Settings

This tool is to configure the Built-up Custom Parts designation. This designation is written into the assembly of the built-up section which is created by built-up custom parts. The attribute name is “BuiltUpName” and this value retrieved by GetValue(“BuiltUpName”) call.

How to Locate

Installers are available at Built-up Custom Parts
After installation, the 'Built-up Custom Partcomponent for creating a part that cannot be created by using any existing part command or part profile

Typically, custom parts are used to create parts that have a complex composition. For example, castellated beams and sandwich panels are often created as custom parts.

Name Settings' 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

is available in the component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

group 'Builtup Custom Parts'.

Using “Built-up Custom Parts Name Settings”

To apply the desired settings: Select the appropriate attribute file and click on the ‘Apply’ button. This attribute is current settings for all newly created built-up custom parts and further update of existing members. Please note that this works with unexploded custom parts and once exploded this value will not update and may mislead.


Saves all the edited format to the current selected attribute file

Load all values of the selected attribute file

Save as
All values are saved to new attribute file

The following Types of Built-up Sections are available
1. Builtup I Section – for builtup I beam and column
2. Builtup Box Section – for builtup box beam and column
3. Builtup Star I Section – for star I column
4. Builtup Angle Section – for double angle and star angle
5. Builtup C plates - for built up C section

Available elements
All applicable section parameters are available in this control to configure the format.

Selected elements
The format for the selected type and options is available and configured.

Add the selected parameter from Available elements to Selected elements

Removes the selected item from the Selected elements.

Add Text-->>
Add the desired text to the Selected elements.

Add field
Add any userdefined field to the selected element

Add +
To add 2 variables and get total.

Add -
To subtract one variable from other you can use '-'

Move up
Move one step up the selected item in the Selected elements.

Move down
Move one step down the selected item in the Selected elements.

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