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M:Tekla.Structures.Catalogs.CatalogHandler.ImportMaterialItems(System.String)

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: 2019.1.0.0 (2019.1.0.0)
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.");
       }
}
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