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OperationCreateBentPlateByParts Method (Part, Part, BentPlateBendShape)

Modifies the first plate by adding a bend that connects it to the second plate creating a new BentPlate instance based on two parts. This method can change GUID when using from plug-ins. To keep GUID, use AddLeg(ConnectiveGeometry, ConnectiveGeometry, BentPlateBendShape).

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Model.Operations
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Model (in Tekla.Structures.Model.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public static BentPlate CreateBentPlateByParts(
	Part part1,
	Part part2,
	BentPlateBendShape bendShape


Type: Tekla.Structures.ModelPart
One part used for creating the bent plate.
Type: Tekla.Structures.ModelPart
The other part used for creating the bent plate.
Type: Tekla.Structures.ModelBentPlateBendShape
Shape of the bend (cylindrical or conical)

Return Value

Type: BentPlate
The bent plate object if successful, null otherwise.
ConnectiveGeometryExceptionThrown if could not create ConnectiveGeometry instance.
ArgumentExceptionThrown if received unsupported bent plate creation input.
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