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ProfileItemExport Method

Exports the profile item in the profile database to given file name. Currently library profiles, sketch profiles and clb profiles are supported. Library profiles are exported to *.lis format. Sketch profiles are exported to *.uel format. Clb profiles are exported to *.clb format. If path is not given profile is exported to model folder. If filename is empty profile name or prefix is used as filename.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Catalogs
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Catalogs (in Tekla.Structures.Catalogs.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public virtual bool Export(
	ref string filename


Type: SystemString
The export file name of the profile item.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
True on success.
using System;
using Tekla.Structures.Catalogs;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           LibraryProfileItem item = new LibraryProfileItem();

           if (item.Select("HEA100"))
               string filename = System.IO.Path.GetTempPath() + "\\" + "HEA100";
               if (item.Export(ref filename))
                   Console.WriteLine("HEA100 exported successfully");
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