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Add dimensions to unfolded parts

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

Software version: 
2016i

Add dimensions to unfolded parts

Add dimensions to unfolded parts

In single-part and assembly drawings, you can control the dimensions Tekla Structures adds for unfolded parts that have been created using View > Attributes 2 > Unfolded =Yes .

Use the advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

in File menu > Settings > Advanced options > Dimensioning: Unfolding .

To

Do this

Create bending line dimensions for unfolded parts.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONS_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Create angle and radius dimensions for unfolded parts.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_ANGLE_AND_RADIUS_INFO_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Set a prefix text for an angle dimension.

Set the advanced option XS_ANGLE_TEXT_IN_UNFOLDING_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONING=A=.

Set a prefix text for a radius dimension.

Set the advanced option XS_RADIUS_TEXT_IN_UNFOLDING_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONING=R=.

For angle text dimensions, show the interior angle instead of the exterior angle.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_INSIDE_ANGLE_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Set the format for angle text.

Set the advanced option XS_UNFOLDING_ANGLE_DIM_FORMAT=1.

### = 0

###[.#] = 1

###.# =2

###[.##] = 3

###.## = 4

###[.###] =5

###.### = 6

### #/# = 7

###/##.### = 8

Set the accuracy of the angle text.

Set the advanced option XS_UNFOLDING_ANGLE_DIM_PRECISION=10.

0.00 = 1

0.50 = 2

0.33 = 3

0.25 = 4

1/8 = 5

1/16 = 6

1/32 = 7

1/10 = 8

1/100 = 9

1/1000 = 10

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