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Detailed object level settings

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Detailed object level settings

Detailed object level settings

In addition to defining automatic drawing mark and object propertiesproperties associated with an object type

Usually a single object property includes a default value that the user can modify.

, you can also set up a special representationthe way that the information included in a model is represented visually

for marks and building objects in drawings and use these detailed object level settingsdrawing settings that affect the representation of selected drawing objects

Object level settings can be defined when creating a new drawing or when modifying an open drawing.

Object level settings can be use in a drawing or in a drawing view in order to change the representation of the chosen drawing objects.

for specific purposes. For example, you may want to define that all columns in a specific 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.

are shown in a specific color, and in all other general arrangement drawings in the default part color.

In general arrangement drawings, you can use detailed object level settings on both drawing and view level. In other drawing types, this setting is view specific.

To create detailed objects settings, you need to have:

  • A filter that selects the objects that you want to be affected
  • Object properties that you want to apply on the objects

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