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Opening and edge dimensioning

Last updated October 17, 2018 by Jiri Martinek jiri.martinek@construsoft.cz

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Opening and edge dimensioning

This drawing plugin creates opening and edge dimensions to parts automatically. It automates e.g. your formwork dimension creation process in GA or CU drawings.

Installing Opening and edge dimensioning

To install the extension:

  1. Download 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.

  2. Run downloaded .tsep file
  3. Run Tekla Structures

Situation Description
Creates an opening and edge dimensions to parts.

Opening

Option Description

Opening = Outside edges.
Creates dimensions for outside edges. For longitudinal as for transversal. You can set dimension properties. Also, you can define how small edges to take into consideration.
Opening = Opening edges.
Creates dimensions for opening edges. For longitudinal as for transversal. You can set dimension properties. Also, you can define how small edges to take into consideration.

Opening = Negative volumes to dimension.
Creates dimensions on negative volumes based on their name and class.
Opening = Filter on selected object.
You can create dimensions on all selected object that pass your chosen filter.
Opening = Dim properties.
You can set your own dimension property.

 

Simplified Dimensions

Options Description

Simplified dimensions = Outside edges.
Creates just text(length) for outside edges. For longitudinal as for transversal. You can set text properties and the location of the text. Also, you can define how small edges to take into consideration.

For location there are three options:

  1. Middle
  2. First 1/4
  3. Last 1/4
Simplified dimensions = Opening edges.
Creates just text(length) for opening edges. For longitudinal as for transversal. You can set text properties and the location of the text. Also, you can define how small edges to take into consideration.

For location there are three options:

  1. Middle
  2. First 1/4
  3. Last 1/4

 

You can define how far from the edge the text should be created.
Simplified dimensions = Text properties.
You can define your own text properties.

 

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