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Text Plugins

Last updated November 15, 2019 by Trimble Solutions France tekla.support.fr@trimble.com

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Text Plugins

Text by Contour plates

You will find the plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API

Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.

Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.

in Applications & Components in the category Text Plugins.
To use the plugin, click two points on anchors. Be careful, the direction is important, since the writing is considered from left to right.

The result is a text in the form of contour plates, in the sense of selection.

Parameters

  1.  Text input, which will be modeled
  2.  Style applied to the string
  3.  Font installed on your machine
  4.  Font size
  5.  Accuracy of character modeling
  6.  Vertical alignment of the text
  7.  Horizontal alignment of the text
  8.  Depth of the contour plates
  9.  Thickness of the contour plates

  1. Material of contour plates
  2. Classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

    The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

    of contour plates

Polygonal cutting by text

You will find the plugin in Applications & Components in the category Text Plugins.
To use the plugin, first click on the object you want to cut, then when it is red, click two points on your points of attachment. Be careful, the direction is important, since the writing is considered from left to right.

The result is a text in the form of polygonal cuts and additions of plates on the selected object, in the direction of the two entry points.

Parameters

  1. Text input, which will be modeled
  2. Style applied to the string
  3. Font installed on your machine
  4. Font size
  5. Accuracy of character modeling
  6. Vertical alignment of the text
  7. Horizontal alignment of the text
  8. Depth of the contour plates
  9. Thickness of the contour plates

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Comments

by Dave Mahaffy

The Help button in the Boolean Text dialog does not lead to this page...I had to search for it.

by Trimble Solutions France

You are right. The latest extensions developed by Trimble Solutions France work with a link to TUA for online help. This is the choice made by the developer of this application. Your request will be taken into account for future developments.