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Tekla Structures 19.0 Open API Release Notes

Updated: 17 Jul 2017

This document explains new features, fixes and improvements in Tekla Open API 19.0. For more examples and information, see Tekla Open API Reference Manual for version 19.0.

 

Tekla.Structures.Model 19.0.0.0 Assembly

Modified parameter name for GetCenterLine and GetReferenceLine methods

  • A parameter name has been modified for the GetCenterLine and GetReferenceLine methods.
    • Parameter name before: Cutted
    • Parameter name after: WithCutsFitting

New ControlLine class

  • There is a new ControlLine class in the Tekla.Structures.Model assembly. With the new class it is possible to handle construction lines in Tekla Structures.

Tekla.Structures.Catalogs 19.0.0.0 Assembly

Selecting a parametric profile

  • It is now possible to select also parametric profile items using a part profile string.

Number of cross sections

  • The number of cross sections is now added to ProfileItem.

Tekla.Structures.Plugin 19.0.0.0 Assembly

Defining custom part plug-ins

  • It is now possible to define custom part plug-ins in the Tekla.Structures.Plugins assembly by inheriting a new class from CustomPartBase.

Defining seam connections

  • It is now possible to define new .NET Seam connections by adding a new custom attribute SeamInputType to the .NET connection inherited from the BaseConnection class.

Tekla.Structures.Drawings 19.0.0.0 Assembly

Inserting a drawing plug-in

  • It is now possible to insert drawing plug-ins in Tekla Structures Open API.

Detail mark objects

  • Detail mark objects have been added to Tekla Structures Open API. See the DetailMark class in the Tekla.Structures.Drawing namespace.

Section mark objects

  • Section mark objects have been added to Tekla Structures Open API. See the SectionMark class in the Tekla.Structures.Drawing namespace.

CreateSectionView and CreateDetailView commands

  • New commands CreateSectionView and CreateDetailView have been added to the View class for creating new section and detail views with their marks.