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  • add measurements
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Light-weight command-line tool for batch conversions in corporate or cloud environments.

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Batch convert VRML files to Tekla:

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VRML

VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) was originally known before 1995 as the Virtual Reality Markup Language. It is a standard file format for representing 3-dimensional (3D) interactive vector graphics, designed particularly with the World Wide Web in mind.

VRML is a text file format where, e.g., vertices and edges for a 3D polygon can be specified along with the surface color, UV mapped textures, shininess, transparency, and so on. URLs can be associated with graphical components so that a web browser might fetch a webpage or a new VRML file from the Internet when the user clicks on the specific graphical component. Animations, sounds, lighting, and other aspects of the virtual world can interact with the user or may be triggered by external events such as timers. A special Script Node allows the addition of program code (e.g., written in Java or ECMAScript) to a VRML file.

VRML files are commonly called "worlds" and have the *.wrl extension (for example island.wrl). VRML files are in plain text and generally compress well using gzip, useful for transferring over the internet more quickly (some gzip compressed files use the *.wrz extension). Many 3D modeling programs can save objects and scenes in VRML format.

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Tekla, owned by Trimble is a software product family that consists of programs for analysis and design. Tekla software includes several applications.

Tekla Structures is 3D BIM software widely used in the building and construction industries. The software allows users to create and operate 3D structural models in concrete or steel and leads them through the process from concept to fabrication.

Tekla Structural Designer is a software app for analysis and construction design. It is used by structural engineers.

Tekla Tedds is a software solution for automating repetitive calculations. It is used in engineering for creating output such as calculations, sketches and notes.

Tekla BIMsight is an application for building information model-based construction project collaboration.

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