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Hexagon Tower View Creator

Last updated April 2, 2019 by Mohammad Faizal mohammad.faizal@trimble.com

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Hexagon Tower View Creator

Hexagon Tower View Creator is an extension which create side views for 'Hexagon Tower Line'. As the views are created along the slope, it is easy for the user to work on specific side views created on slope if the hexagon tower line is tapered.

How to locate

The installers are available at Hexagon Tower Tools. After installaion, hexagon tower view creator comes under Hexagon Tower Tools in 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

& Components.



Input for this extension:

Select Hexagon Tower Line for which the views are to be created. This should be done before running the Hexagon Tower View Creator extension. No need to select if their is only one Hexagon Tower Line in the model as that will be automatically considered as input for the Hexagon Tower View Creator.

Extension Window:

Check checkboxes for the views which needs to be created. Give the view names in the respective Textboxes. Give the view depths if you want a different one than default. Use set work planeplane that the user has chosen in a model and that is currently active for working on in a model view

Newly created, copied, or moved model objects comply with the work plane. For example, shifting the work plane to follow a sloped plane makes it easier to model sloped structures.

option, if you wish to set  work plane to a particular view. Click on create button.
Check views dialog. You can see the newly created views there. If you set work plane to a particular plane, then that view with work plane set on the view, will be opened as default viewview that is created for a selected part or component and whose view plane is defined by the coordinate system of the selected part or component

Tekla Structures creates four default views at the same time: front, top, end, and 3D views. Each default view can have its own view properties.


Sample OutPut


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