Tekla Open API

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OperationCreateNCFilesFromSelected Method (String, String)

Creates NC files from the selected parts using the given NC template name.

See Tekla Structures Help for more information about NC files.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Model.Operations
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Model (in Tekla.Structures.Model.dll) Version: 2018.1.0.0 (2018.1.0.0)
Syntax
public static bool CreateNCFilesFromSelected(
	string NCFileSettings,
	string DestinationFolder
)

Parameters

NCFileSettings
Type: SystemString
The name of the NC setting template to be used in creation.
DestinationFolder
Type: SystemString
The name of the folder where NC files are created. If defined, overrides the default folder in the setting template.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
True if the NC files are created, false if the numbering is not up-to-date or the used configuration is wrong.
Exceptions
Exception Condition
ArgumentException Thrown when the NCFileSettings is not defined.
ArgumentNullException Thrown when the NCFileSettings is null.
Examples
using Tekla.Structures.Model;
using Tekla.Structures.Model.Operations;
using Tekla.Structures.Model.UI;

using System.Collections;
using System.Windows.Forms;

public class Example
{
       public void Example1()
       {
           Picker Picker = new Picker();

           try
           {
               Beam Beam1 = Picker.PickObject(Picker.PickObjectEnum.PICK_ONE_PART, "Pick object to Create NC for") as Beam;
               ArrayList Parts = new ArrayList();

               Parts.Add(Beam1);
               Tekla.Structures.Model.UI.ModelObjectSelector MOS = new Tekla.Structures.Model.UI.ModelObjectSelector();

               MOS.Select(Parts);
               if (Operation.CreateNCFilesFromSelected("DSTV for profiles", ""))
                   MessageBox.Show("NC creation successful");
               MOS.Select(new ArrayList()); //remove UI selection
           }
           catch { }
       }
}
See Also