Download content from Tekla Warehouse

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Download content from Tekla Warehouse

You can download content as files from Tekla Warehouse, then import the files to Tekla Structures, or download applications and install them on your computer.

Download a content item from Tekla Warehouse

In Tekla Warehouse you can download content items such as model templates, model object property files, catalog export files, cloning templates, drawing setup files, and report templates.

  1. Sign in to Tekla Warehouse and do one of the following:
    • Use Search to locate the relevant content item.
    • Go to My Warehouse, browse for the local or network collection from which you want to use content, then select the collection.
  2. Select the content item to download.

    If there are versions of the content, ensure that you download a version that is compatible with your Tekla Structures version.

  3. Click Just download.

    A .zip file is downloaded onto your computer in your default download folder.

  4. Extract the .zip file to the appropriate location, such as your desktop.

Depending on the contents of the .zip file, copy the files to the correct folders in the Tekla Structures installation folder or import the content into a catalog in Tekla Structures. For more information, see Files and file types for Tekla Warehouse content.

Import content into a catalog in Tekla Structures

For some file types, you must manually import the content into a catalog in Tekla Structures.

For more information, see Files and file types for Tekla Warehouse content.
  1. Open Tekla Structures.
  2. On the File menu, click Catalogs, then select a catalog.

    For example, click Catalogs > Profile catalog to open the Profile Catalog

  3. In the dialog box that opens, click Import, then select and import the files.

You might have to close the model and open it again to refresh the catalog and view the results.

Download an application

Applications are software that use Tekla Open API to interact with Tekla Structures, such as data integration links to design solutions. You can download applications from Tekla Warehouse, then install the applications on your computer.

You can download applications as .msi or .tsep files, or as .zip files that contain .exe files.

  1. Sign in to Tekla Warehouse and do one of the following:
    • Use Search to locate the relevant application.
    • Go to My Warehouse, browse for the local or network collection from which you want to use content, then select the collection.
  2. Select the application to download.

    If there are versions of the application, ensure that you download a version that is compatible with your Tekla Structures version.

  3. Click Download.

    An .msi file, a .tsep file, or a .zip file is downloaded onto your computer in your default downloads folder.

  4. Depending on the application file format, do one of the following:
    • For an .msi file, run the file to install the application.
    • For a .tsep file, import the file into the Tekla Structures Applications & components catalog using Extension manager.

      The Extension manager opens automatically when you click the downloaded .tsep file.

    • For a .zip file, extract the file to the appropriate location, such as your desktop then run the .exe file to install the application.
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