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Project materials

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

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Environment: 
Not environment-specific

Project materials

Contents

 

Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Project materials
Using Project materials
Application properties
Application button
 

Purpose and description

Use Project materials component to define the materials which should be used on the project and then check that all the parts in the project are in line with the project materials.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Project materials

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 Project Materials

To use the application:

  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 Project Materials Settings button and the Project materials 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 Project materials check has failed, the Resolve button  will became active. Clicking it will display the Invalid dialog which contains a list of parts that did not pass the current check condition.

If the background color of a cell is white when opening the Invalid window, those cells are editable, and the values can be applied using the Manual syncornize button.

The Invalid 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.
Auto sync Use to auto syncsyncornize files by checking the check box.
Manual syncornize Use to manual syncornize the edited files.
Export to file 
/
Use to export the review to file with the fallowing formats: .xlsx, .xls or .csv.
OK
/
Use to save and close the window.

Application properties

  1. Material list

    Field Description
    Material Use +/- buttons to add/remove manually the material.
    Browse model values Add the material from the selected objects in the model.
  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
OK
/
Use to save your desired modifications.

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