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2016 Table of Contents


Added April 1, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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This advanced option can be set in initialization files.

This advanced option is no longer recommended for customer use.

Set this advanced option to TRUE to disable automatic weld preparationcut that is made on the part edge in order to enable a more complete weld penetration which provides a stronger joint

when using certain weld types. Set it to FALSE to enable automatic weld preparation The default value is TRUE.


The automatic weld preparation functionality is being developed further. For this reason we recommend you to keep this option set to TRUE.

Some components, like Stiffeners (1003) and Multiple Stiffeners (1064) also create weld preparations, but they are always visible and this setting does not affect to them.

This advanced option is model specific and the setting is saved in the options databasedatabase file that contains the settings of model-specific general settings and advanced options

There are two options databases, the model options database (options_model.db) and the drawing options database (options_drawings.db).


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