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View a component in a model

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

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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.


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


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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