Extracting Bolt Distances of Single Part Drawings (Beams) With an Output In Excel – Part 2 (Tekla Open API)

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  In the last part, we left off having collected the relevant Single Part Drawings that we were after. Hopefully we have applied the correct property to filter out the ‘HEA’, ‘IPE’ and ‘CC’ drawings. We will now focus on part II – extracting the distance of the bolts from the beam’s start position.   […]

Extracting Bolt Distances From Single Part Drawing Files With an Output In Excel – Part 1 (Tekla Open API)

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Every now and again we obtain a request from our readership to tackle a problem. If it is of general interest to the public and given our commitments we do sometimes oblige. Here is one such interesting problem. We will tackle this in three parts, and will focus on part 1 in this blog post. […]

Getting Started In AutoCAD .net Development

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Simply check out the following links: My first plug in training: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=18162797   Download the .net Wizards, and the other resources on the AutoDesk website. Download Visual Studio https://www.visualstudio.com/vs/community/ Handy resources: https://www.theswamp.org/index.php?topic=32381.0   Popular blog: http://through-the-interface.typepad.com/   Documentation: http://help.autodesk.com/view/ACD/2016/ENU/?guid=GUID-BA686431-C8BF-49F2-946E-9CEB2F7AE4FA http://help.autodesk.com/view/OARX/2018/ENU/

Finding Blocks “Colliding” with Shear Lig Points (AutoCAD .net, Precast – Bubble Deck)

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It’s a common problem apparently. There are far too many block references placed a little too close to those pesky shear lig points. It takes discipline, but when you have 5-10 people all working on the same drawing, with different practices, it’s something that’s really easy to miss, but really expensive to discover. So I […]