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Part rotation

Last updated January 11, 2017 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Not environment-specific

Part rotation



Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Part rotation
Using Part rotation
Application properties
Application button

Purpose and description

Use Part rotation component to rotate the part to its correct orientation.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Part Rotation

To install the extension:

  1. Download the Model checker suite installer package from Tekla Warehouse. For more information see Downloading an application from Tekla Warehouse.
  2. Install the file package.

Using Part rotation

To use 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


  1. Open a Tekla model.
  2. Click the Applications & components button   in the side pane to open the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

    For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

  3. Search for Model checker suite and then double-click to open it.
  4. The Model checker suite dialog window will open.

  1. In the Model checker suite window, click on the Part Rotation Settings button and the Part rotation dialog window will open.

  1. Make the deserved modifications and click the OK button /.
  2. In the Model checker suite, click the Run Checks button.
  3. If the Part rotation check has failed, the Resolve button  will became active. Clicking it will display the Review dialog which contains a list of parts that did not pass the current check condition.

The Review window buttons:

Field Description
Highlight part in model Use to create a direct link between the table and the model, so selecting a cell in the table will select the corresponding part from model.
  • - don't show part in model;
  • - show part from model.
Ignore selected parts / Use to add the selected cell in the table in the  Objects to ignore->By GUID list corresponding to it's check component.
Export to file 
Use to export the review to file with the fallowing formats: .xlsx, .xls or .csv.
Use to save and close the window.

Application properties

  1. Options

    1. Illegal profile rotation

      Field Description
      Illegal Profile Rotation Define (by checking the check box next to the option) the illegal profile rotation.
      The options are:
      • Top;
      • Front;
      • Back;
      • Below.
    2. Profile type to check

      Field Description
      Profile type to check Define (by checking the check box next to the option) the profile type to check.
      The options are:
      • I profiles;
      • U/C profiles;
      • T profiles;
      • Rectangular profiles;
      • Circular profiles;
      • Other Profiles.
  2. Objects to ignore

    1. By filter

      Field Description
      By filter Use +/- buttons to add/remove a selection filter.
      Note: The filter options are the same as the ones from the Tekla Structures -> Available selection filters list box.
    2. By GUID

      Field Description
      Ignored object GUID list Use +/- buttons to add/remove the objects GUID to the ignored object GUID list.
      Add selected Add selected objects from the model to the ignored object GUID list. 

Application button

Field Description
Use to save your desired modifications and close the window.

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