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Clash Check macros

Last updated June 26, 2017 by Tekla Support US tekla.support.us@trimble.com

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Clash Check macros


Clash Check 1 - Main Parts Only

AVAILABLE IN: MODELING

This 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.

helps you quickly and easily run a clash check on the main parts in your model. When run, this macro sets the selection filters accordingly.

Notice the Select Bolts and Select Objects in Components icons are not down, but the Select Parts icon is. This will prevent the clash check from running on the objects that are not selected. Next you will be prompted to run the clash check on the Select Parts in the model or the entire model.

If you need to select the parts in the model, simply window around them as the selection filters have already been set.

Notice above that the secondary parts and bolts are not selected therefore they will not be included in the clash check.

Clash Check 2 - Main & Secondary Parts Only

AVAILABLE IN: MODELING

This macro helps you quickly and easily run a clash check on the main and secondary parts in your model. When run, this macro sets the selection filters accordingly.

 

Notice the Select Bolts icon is not down, but the Select Parts and Select Objects in Components icons are. This will prevent the clash check from running on the objects that are not selected. Next you will be prompted to run the clash check on the Select Parts in the model or the entire model.

If you need to select the parts in the model, simply window around them as the selection filters have already been set.

Notice above that the bolts are not selected therefore they will not be included in the clash check.

Clash Check 3 - All - Main & Secondary Parts + Bolts

AVAILABLE IN: MODELING

This macro helps you quickly and easily run a clash check on the main parts, secondary parts and bolts in your model. When run, this macro sets the selection filters accordingly.

 

Notice the Select Bolts, Select Parts and Select Objects in Components icons are down. Therefore, all these objects will included in the clash check. Next you will be prompted to run the clash check on the Select Parts in the model or the entire model.

If you need to select the parts in the model, simply window around them as the selection filters have already been set.

Notice above that the main parts, secondary parts and bolts are selected therefore they will be included in the clash check.


Starting in v21.1, the above Macros are available in all US Environment Roles

  • Cast In Place (hidden)

  • Engineering (hidden)

  • Precast Detailing (hidden)

  • Steel Detailing

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