Flange Cut

Last updated July 16, 2019 by Developer TIN Structures.developer.in@trimble.com

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Flange Cut

Use Flange Cut to cut a flange of an 'L' Section obstructing by another L section flange.

How to locate

The installers are available at Transmission Tower Collection. After installing, Flange Cut come under Transmission Tower Collection in the Applications & components. Or else search for Flange Cut in 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

& components. Icon for Flange Cut as shown below.


Input for this extension:

Pick Primary Member ('L' Section) and then secondary member ('L' section, this member flange get cut).

Flange Cut Dialog

Here cut offset can be changed.

Sample Output

Here Pick Primary (1) and then secondary (2). The tool cut the obstructing flange on secondary. Cut offset taken from the dialog.

Direct Manipulation Feature

The Flange Cut tool is equipped with direct manipulation features. This get enabled by activating the following 'Direct Modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

(D)' switch.

Contextual Toolbar:

Contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

The term mini toolbar is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

is a mini toolbar which gets opened once click on component in 'Select Components' and click on cubic button as shown below. Please make sure that the Direct Modification (D) switch is active. This enable user to change frequently used attributes very ease with out opening extension dialog.

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