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Inquire macros

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

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Inquire macros

Inquire Elevation


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.

allows you to pick a point in the model and have the global elevation (Z distance) displayed in the status bar.

Inquire Point


This macro allows you to pick a point in the model and have the X, Y, and Z coordinates displayed in the status bar and near the picked point.


Starting in v2017i, the above Macros are available in all US Environment Roles

  • Cast In Place

  • Engineering

  • Precast Detailing

  • Steel Detailing

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