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Save and load dialog box properties

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

Software version: 
2016i

Save and load dialog box properties

Save and load dialog box properties

You can save predefined sets of properties for model and drawing objects and load these properties later on when you create new objects. Tekla Structures stores the properties files in the model folderfolder that is used for storing files associated with a model

Tekla Structures stores all files associated with a model in a folder it creates with the same name as the model database (.db1).

In multi-user mode all users access the same model folder.

, also including the properties of sub-dialog boxes.

  1. In the dialog box, enter the properties you want to save.
  2. In the box next to the Save as button, enter a name for the new set of properties.

    For example, MyProperties.

  3. Click Save as.

    The set of properties has now been added to the list of saved properties:

  4. When you want to load a set of properties, select the set from the list, and then click Load.
  5. If you want to make changes to an existing set of properties:
    1. Load the set of properties you want to change.
    2. Change the properties.
    3. Click Save.

      Tekla Structures saves the changes in the file shown in the list, overwriting the old set of properties.

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