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Converge on Point

Last updated September 14, 2017 by Tekla Support US tekla.support.us@trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Environment: 
United States (Imperial)
United States (Metric)

Converge on Point

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.

will move the the end points of selected beams and a column to a designated point. The distant end points of the selected beams are not moved and the top and bottom elevations of the column do not change.

How to use:
Select a bunch of parts, run the macro, and then pick on a point where they need to be moved.

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Main use case: for people who have created models by tracing PDF drawings or importing from a third-party software.


Starting in v2017i, the above Macro is available in all US Environment Roles

  • Cast In Place

  • Engineering

  • Precast Detailing

  • Steel Detailing

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