API Reference

Detailed and full API reference helps you master Tekla development

This is the most recent version of Tekla Open API.
For older versions, please visit Tekla Warehouse.

CatalogHandlerImportMaterialItems Method

Imports material items (*.lis) from folder to material catalog. Import overrides the existing materials in the catalog without any warnings.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Catalogs
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Catalogs (in Tekla.Structures.Catalogs.dll) Version: 2019.0.0.0 (2019.0.0.0)
Syntax
public bool ImportMaterialItems(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: SystemString
The path to be used for import.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
true if successful.
Examples
using System;
using Tekla.Structures.Catalogs;

public class Example
{
       public void Example1()
       {
           if (new CatalogHandler().ImportMaterialItems(System.IO.Path.GetTempPath()))
               Console.WriteLine("Materials imported successfully to catalog.");
       }
}
See Also