Tekla Structures Open API

An application programming interface into Tekla Structures, the BIM software for structural design and detailing

With Tekla Open API you can:

  • Customize Tekla Structures functionality to fit your projects
  • Speed up your daily activities by recording and automating user interface actions
  • Increase productivity in modeling and drawing creation
  • Turn manual routines into automated actions
  • Integrate Tekla Structures to other software
  • Create intelligent 3D products and tools for building product manufacturers

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Join Tekla Partners Program and get cheap Tekla Partners Program Suite, access to full support, permission to sell your Tekla Structures, EPM, Tedds and Structural Designer apps, and possibility to reach Tekla users around the world, and much more.

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Take a free course and earn a certificate

Take the free Tekla Open API Fundamentals online course and earn a certificate to demonstrate your Tekla Open API expertise to your customers and professional network.

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Instructor help for your tools

Give advice to your users on choosing between different tools, or instructions before running your tool in the Applications & components.

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“Where can I find coders?”

Tekla users ask Trimble's regional offices and resellers for info on software developers. Inquiries are directed to Tekla Development Experts. So if you are not yet on the list, add yourself now.

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Value for your business

Find inspiration on how others have developed and succeeded with Tekla Structures Open API.

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POUMA developed specific software tools, which resulted in a highly automated production process.

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