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Connect view properties to views and save drawing properties

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

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2016i

Connect view properties to views and save drawing properties

Connect view properties to views and save drawing properties

Connect then new view properties to drawing views and save drawing properties. This is phase 4 in the workflow Add automatic view-level dimensions.



Define the drawing properties file
Define the drawing views to be created
Define view dimensions

  1. In the View creation panel, select correct view properties for the views that you are creating.

    In the example below, one front viewdefault view that is created using the part’s or component’s coordinate system and that shows the part or component from the front direction

    Part’s front view is a view on part plane created of the part’s front plane.

    and one section viewdrawing view that shows a selected area as a cross section

    A section view can be created of the parts in a drawing view. A section view can be created manually or automatically.

    are created, and the views have been connected to view properties cu_FRONT and cu_SECTION.

  2. Remember that you created or loaded the drawing properties file in phase 1 of this workflow. Click Save to save the drawing properties, then click OK and create the drawing.

Tekla Structures creates the drawing according to the definitions in various properties files.

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