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Section view properties

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

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Section view properties

Section view properties

When you create automatic section views, Tekla Structures creates section views and section marks using the current view and mark properties. You can modify the 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.

properties in an open drawing.



Attributes tab

Section depth

Defines the positive and negative distances of the section view when views are not combined.

Distance for combining cuts

Defines the distance range for combining cut views.


Define the view direction of the section. The options are:

  • Right section
  • Middle section
  • Left section

The available values are left or right.

Cutting line


Length and offset of the cutting line.


Color of the cutting line.

Section mark


Defines the text on the section mark. Click the ... buttons next to the text boxes to open the Mark Contents dialog box.

Symbol: Color

Color of the section mark symbol.

Left symbol , Right symbol

Left and right section mark symbol.


Size of the section mark symbol.


Offset of the section mark symbol.

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