Define automatic bolt properties in drawings

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

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2017

Define automatic bolt properties in drawings

Define automatic bolt properties in drawings

You can define what is shown in bolts and how the bolts are shown.

  1. On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties and select the drawing type.
  2. Load drawing properties that are as close to the ones you need as possible.
  3. Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawings: Click View creation , select the view and the properties that you want to change, and click View properties.
  4. Click Bolts.
  5. On the Content tab, select the bolt representationthe way that the information included in a model is represented visually

    , bolt symbol content, and the visibility of bolts in main parts.

    For assembly and cast unit drawings, you can also set the visibility of bolts in secondary parts and sub-assemblies.

  6. On the Appearance tab, select the color of the bolts.
  7. Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawings: Click Save to save the view properties. Then click Close to return to drawing properties.
  8. General arrangement drawings: Click OK.
  9. Click Save to save the drawing properties, then click OK and create the drawing.

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