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Automatic drawing views

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

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2016i

Automatic drawing views

Automatic drawing views

Automatic drawing views are views that you select to create before creating a single-part, assembly or cast unit drawingdrawing that displays information on concrete parts, including reinforcement, cast-in embeds, edge chamfers, and insulation, in a cast unit

Cast unit drawings are generally used either at the element factory or at the construction site.

. You can define the desired drawing viewview that includes selected model objects or an area in the model, that is represented in a drawing

A drawing view is a container for model and drawing objects.

A drawing can include several drawing views, which usually are two-dimensional views, plane views, to the model.

Examples of drawing views in Tekla Structures include main views, section views, single-part views, and 3D views.

properties separately for each view before you create the drawings.

When you create general arrangement drawings, you cannot select the views to be created in the general arrangement properties dialog box, but you select them at GA drawingdrawing that is created from one or more model views and that shows information needed to understand the general arrangement of structural elements on a project

General arrangement drawings show how parts, assemblies, cast units, or pour objects are located in a building.

creation. However, you can define automatic settings that apply to all the views you create in a general arrangement drawingdrawing that is created from one or more model views and that shows information needed to understand the general arrangement of structural elements on a project

General arrangement drawings show how parts, assemblies, cast units, or pour objects are located in a building.

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To Click the links below to find out more:
Select the views that you want to create in single-part, assembly or cast unit drawings Define the views to create in single-part, assembly and cast unit drawings
Define automatic view properties for general arrangement drawings Define automatic view settings for general arrangement drawings
Define automatic view properties for section views Define automatic section view properties
Define the contents of the main view and section view labels before you create the drawing Define view labels and view label marks
Define how Tekla Structures places the projections of a part in cast unit, single-part, and assembly drawings Set drawing view projection type
Include single-part drawings of the individual parts that make the assembly in assembly drawings Include single-part drawings in assembly drawings
Adjust the orientation of parts by changing the coordinate system, rotating parts in drawing views, setting viewing direction of columns, beams or bracings, or changing the project north Part orientation in drawing views
Show neighbor parts in drawing views Show neighbor parts in views
Shorten or lengthen parts in model or drawing views Shorten or lengthen parts
Unfold polybeams and bent plates in single-part drawings according to unfolding parameters Unfold polybeams in drawings
Undeform warped or cambered parts and show the developed shape of deformed parts in drawings Undeform deformed parts in drawings
Show symbols for part openings and recesses (blind holes) in drawing views Show part openings and recesses in drawings

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