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GridCylindricalSurface Class

The GridCylindricalSurface class defines a user defined (possibly magnetic) cylindrical surface helping in modeling work. A grid cylindrical surface must always belong to a parent grid instance.
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Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Model
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Model (in Tekla.Structures.Model.dll) Version: 2019.0.0.0 (2019.0.0.0)
Syntax
[SerializableAttribute]
public sealed class GridCylindricalSurface : GridSurface

The GridCylindricalSurface type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  Name Description
Public method GridCylindricalSurface
Creates a new grid plane instance.

The default values are as follows:

  • CylinderBase = new Arc(new Point(0, 0, 0), new Point(6000, 0, 0), new Vector(0, 0, 1), Math.PI);
  • CylinderHeight = 6000.0;
  • Label = "Default";
  • IsMagnetic = false;
  • ExtensionLeft = 2000.0;
  • ExtensionRight = 2000.0;
  • ExtensionBelow = 2000.0;
  • ExtensionAbove = 2000.0;
  • DrawingVisibility = false;
Public method GridCylindricalSurface(Arc, Double, String)
Creates a new grid plane instance taking the plane and label as input.
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Properties
  Name Description
Public property CylinderBase
The arc that represents the base of the cylindrical surface. The cylinder is then extruded along the normal direction of the arc, with the height given by CylinderHeight"
Public property CylinderHeight
Height of the cylinder along the normal direction of the CylinderBase arc.
Public property DrawingVisibility
The visibility of the grid surface in drawings.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property ExtensionAbove
The line extension above.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property ExtensionBelow
The line extension below.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property ExtensionLeft
The line extension on the left.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property ExtensionRight
The line extension on the right.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property Identifier
The identifier of the object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public property IsMagnetic
Whether the grid surface is magnetic or not.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property IsManual
Gets or sets if the line was manually created.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property IsUpToDate
Gets if the object does not have a modification which is not shared.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public property Label
The label for the grid surface.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public property ModificationTime
Gets latest time of the object was modified or created.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public property Parent
The parent grid of the grid surface.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
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Methods
  Name Description
Public method CompareTo
Compares Identifiers of model objects.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method Delete
Deletes the grid surface with the given ID.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public method Equals
Check if Identifiers of model objects are same.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public methodCode example GetAllReportProperties
Retrieves all properties for the model object in one hashtable. Type for the returned value must be checked using type casting.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetAllUserProperties
Retrieves all properties for the model object in one hashtable. Type for the returned value must be checked using type casting.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetChildren
Returns an enumerator of all the children model objects.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetCoordinateSystem
Returns the coordinate system for the given model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetDoubleReportProperties
Retrieves multiple double report properties for the model object. It is faster to fetch multiple properties at once.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetDoubleUserProperties
Retrieves all double properties for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetDynamicStringProperty
Gets a dynamic string property from the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetFatherComponent
Returns the father component of the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetHierarchicObjects
Returns an enumerator of all the connected hierarchic objects.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetIntegerReportProperties
Retrieves multiple integer report properties for the model object. It is faster to fetch multiple properties at once.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetIntegerUserProperties
Retrieves all integer properties for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetPhase
Retrieves the phase of the model object (the phase number, the phase name, the phase comment and whether the phase is the current one or not).
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetReportProperty(String, Double)
Retrieves a double property of the report for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetReportProperty(String, Int32)
Retrieves an integer property of the report for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetReportProperty(String, String)
Retrieves a string property of the report for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetStringReportProperties
Retrieves multiple string report properties for the model object. It is faster to fetch multiple properties at once.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetStringUserProperties
Retrieves all string properties for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, Double)
Retrieves a double property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, Int32)
Retrieves an integer property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method GetUserProperty(String, String)
Retrieves a string property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method Insert
Inserts the grid surface into the model.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public method Modify
Modifies the grid plane with the given ID.
(Overrides GridSurfaceModify.)
Public method Select
Selects the grid surface with the given ID.
(Inherited from GridSurface.)
Public method SetDynamicStringProperty
Sets a dynamic string property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method SetLabel
Sets a label for an object when a new instance is created. The label is used in plug-ins for identifying the changed object in modification.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method SetPhase
Sets the phase of the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, Double)
Sets a double property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, Int32)
Sets an integer property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
Public method SetUserProperty(String, String)
Sets a string property for the model object.
(Inherited from ModelObject.)
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Examples
using System;
using Tekla.Structures.Model;
using Tekla.Structures.Geometry3d;

public class Example
{
       public bool Example1()
       {
           var cylindricalSurface = new GridCylindricalSurface();

           Arc cylinderBase = new Arc(new Point(0,0,0), new Point(6000,0,0), new Vector(0,0,1), Math.PI);
           double cylinderHeight = 6000.0;

           cylindricalSurface.CylinderBase = cylinderBase;
           cylindricalSurface.CylinderHeight = cylinderHeight;

           return cylindricalSurface.Insert();
       }
}
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