Tekla BimApi link available on GitHub

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The Tekla link exists as a BimApi link, which streamlines the integration and functionality of IDEA StatiCa with BIM software.

This Tekla BimApi brings about several key benefits for IDEA Statica Checkbot users, including:

  • Unique naming for imported members: Names of imported members follow a consistent format of "Member + ID", ensuring clarity and preventing confusion in project management.
  • Unified solution across BIM links: By standardizing the approach to BIM links, including the Tekla link, the solution's overall efficiency is maximized.


  • Public GitHub repository: The Tekla link is accessible on GitHub at IDEA StatiCa Public GitHub Repository. This public availability fosters a community-driven approach to development and support.
  • Enhanced support for third parties: With the BimApi link available on GitHub, third-party developers and partners implementing CAD to IDEA Checkbot integration can benefit from clear guidance, reducing the need for extensive assistance from the BIM team. Current integrations include Bocad, with potential future expansions to include Qnect.

Addressed Challenges

  • Low development assistance costs: By providing a comprehensive and easily accessible resource on GitHub, the need for direct assistance from the BIM team is minimized, leading to significant cost savings.
  • Clarification of design member naming: The unique naming convention for imported members addresses potential user confusion regarding the identification of design members within Checkbot.

User Experience (UX):

The development process for new CAD links to IDEA StatiCa Checkbot is seamless, making it straightforward and non-time-consuming for developers.

Released in IDEA StatiCa version 24.0.

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