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View a component in a model

Added August 31, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2016i

View a component in a model

View a component in a model

You can create several views of a component to view it from different viewpoints.

  1. Click the component symbolsymbol in a model that indicates a component type, functions as a link to component properties, and can be used to control component objects

    Component symbol of a connection or a detail also indicates the status of the connection or the detail using colors.

    in the model to select the component.
  2. Right-click and select Create View > Default Views of Component .

    Tekla Structures creates four views: front, end, top, and perspectiveview projection that displays objects in a model view from a particular standpoint so that distant objects appear smaller than close ones, as do text and points

    The user can zoom, rotate, pan, or fly through the model objects.

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    The example image shows the default views of the End plate (144) connection.

Note:

You can check the dimensions, such as bolt locations and edge distances, using the Measure tool in the Component front view.

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