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Tekla Structures 20.1 US environments Release Notes

Last updated March 22, 2015 by Tekla Support US tekla.support.us@trimble.com

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Tekla Structures 20.1 US environments Release Notes

Table of Contents

  1. Common to all US Roles
  2. Steel Detailing Role

1   Common to all US Roles

1.1   Environment ini files

The following variable was removed from the USIMP and USMET environment ini files:


1.2   Objects.inp

A new tab has been added to the Project UDAs the objects.inp file used by all roles.

1.3   Modeling


New Weld attributes have been added.

1.4   Templates

TypeA_Phases – there was an issue with the Assembly drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshop

Assembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views.

phase template which prevented it from outputting the phase data correctly. This has been fixed.


  • Update contenttypes file to include Antimaterial.
  • Updated contentattributes_global file to include new “changes” attribute, support of antimaterial attributes and a few other minor changes

1.5   Numbering

Updated all Numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

Setup attributes to support the new Welds option; unchecked by default in all roles.

2   Steel Detailing     

2.1   Drawings

Assembly Drawings

Update all Assembly Drawing attributes to support the new drawing weld options.

  • Weld Properties from 20.0 have been renamed Weld Markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a weld

    and the button has been moved (and relabeled) into the Marks section

  • A new Weld Properties button has been added.

Single-part Drawings

New buttons have been added to allow for control over Weld and Weld Mark properties in Single-part drawings.

3   Download Previous US Localization Notes     

If you missed what was done by your local technical team in previous versions (20.0 and earlier) you can download the at localization notes here.

This page is written for a legacy version of Tekla Structures

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