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Copy a filter to another model

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

Software version: 
2016i

Copy a filter to another model

Copy a filter to another model

You can copy existing filters to a specific model or all models.

  1. Select the filter you want to copy.

    The filters you have created are located in the attributes folder under the current modelmodel that is active in Tekla Structures

    The current model can be a single-user model, a shared model or a working model.

    folder. View filters have the file name extension .VObjGrp , and selection filters have the file name extension .SObjGrp.

  2. To make the filter available in another model, copy the file to the attributes folder of the destination 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.

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  3. To make the filter available in all models, copy the file to the project or firm folderfolder that is used for storing Tekla Structures-related files customized for a particular organization

    A Tekla Structures user can, for example, customize a company’s cloning templates and save them in a sub-folder located under the firm folder. After this, the customized cloning templates can be used in all projects carried out for the company.

    , defined by the advanced option XS_PROJECT or XS_FIRM.
  4. Restart Tekla Structures.

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