Tekla Open API

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WindowBase Class

The WindowBase class is the base class for all Tekla Structures WPF dialogs. The class provides localization, unit conversion and data storage (temporary and file-based) among other things.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Dialog
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Dialog (in Tekla.Structures.Dialog.dll) Version: 2018.1.0.0 (2018.1.0.0)
Syntax
public abstract class WindowBase : Window

The WindowBase type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  Name Description
Public method WindowBase
The default constructor that does not need parameters. Initializes the window and registers property bindings.
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Properties
  Name Description
Public property Localization
The localization instance for the dialog. Each dialog has its own localization instance that has read the localization files needed for that dialog.
Public property LocExtension
The localization instance for the dialog. Each dialog has its own localization instance that has read the localization files needed for that dialog.
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Methods
  Name Description
Public method ApplyValues
Loads the dialog values from a file and performs Apply on the loaded values. To match the files to a certain dialog, the file suffix is set as the dialog type's name.
Public method GetConnectionStatus
Returns true if a proper connection to the Tekla Structures process has been established. If, for some reason, the connection has been lost, the method will return false. Currently, there's no way to re-establish the connection.
Public methodStatic member GetUnitDecimals
Gets the number of decimals Tekla Structures uses with the specified unit type.
Public methodStatic member InitializeDistanceUnitDecimals
Gets the number of decimals Tekla Structures uses for displaying the "length" unit and initializes the distance datatype to use that.
Public method InitializeWindow
Prepares the data storage for the dialog and scans through the fields.
Public method LoadValues
Loads the dialog values from a file. To match the files to a certain dialog, the file suffix is set as the dialog type's name.
Public method ModifyValues
Loads the dialog values from a file and performs Modify on the loaded values. To match the files to a certain dialog, the file suffix is set as the dialog type's name.
Public method SaveValues
Serializes the dialog values to an xml file.
Public method ShowWindow
Displays the window.
Public method UpdateDataStorageFromViewModel
DO NOT USE! For internal usage only!
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See Also