Combine Polybeam

Last updated September 18, 2020 by Trimble Solutions France tekla.support.fr@trimble.com

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Combine Polybeam

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Goal and description
Configuration
Installation Combine Polybeam
Using  Combine Polybeam

Goal and description

This plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API

Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.

Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.

allows you to explodeto ungroup the objects that are parts of another object or a component

In Tekla Structures, it is possible to explode components, cast units, assemblies, bent plates, parts that have attached parts, and drawing shapes and plugins.

The exploded objects cannot be reverted back to the original group.

a polybeampart of a certain shape that is created as a continuous chain of beams passing through points that the user picks

The segments of the polybeam are straight, but segment intersections can be curved. For example, a beam that follows a zigzag line is a polybeam.

or combine several elements to create a polybeam.

This component works with beams, panels, strip footings.
Curved elements are not taken into account (transformation into straight elements).

Configuration

Tekla Structures 2019 and above
.NET Framework version: 4.5.1
Environments:  All

Installation Combine Polybeam

To install the 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

:

If Tekla Structures is not started:
    Download the appropriate TSEP (Tekla Structures Extension Package) file from Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla Online services.


    Double-click on the .tsep file.
    In Tekla Structures Extension Manager, select the versions of Tekla Structures for which you want to install the application.
    Click on "Import".
or
    Copy the .tsep file under .\TeklaStructures\[version]\Extensions\To be installed

    Start Tekla Structures.

If Tekla Structures is started:
    Download the appropriate TSEP (Tekla Structures Extension Package) file from Tekla Warehouse.
    Click on the button menu in the Application & Components side panel and select Extension Manager.
    Click on Import.
    Select the .tsep file and click Open.
    Restart Tekla Structures to complete the installation.

Using  Combine Polybeam

You will find the extension in the form of one plugin in Ungrouped elements in Applications & components.



Explode

Select the item(s) to be exploded and click on the explode button.

Combine

Select the elements to be combined and click on the Combine button.

Note: the elements must touch each other.
 

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