Single Part View handling

Last updated July 11, 2017 by Developer TIN

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Single Part View handling

Assembly drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshop

Assembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views.

with single parts when linked in Multidrawings , single part views get duplicated if they are available in more than one assembly drawing , user has to manually find and delete them.
This tool will check & delete duplicate single part view from multidrawingdrawing that gathers together several drawings on one sheet

The individual drawings in a multidrawing may be of any drawing type.


How to locate

Single part view handling icon will be available in component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

. To open the component cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F, or click the Search component icon on the component toolbar.

Options available in Tool



Procedure to use the Tool

Double click on the icon  to open Single part view handling properties dialog box.
Select the drawings from drawing listlist of drawings that provides information about the drawings in a particular model and that is used for searching, managing, and printing the drawings

In the drawing list, the user can, for example, search, open, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings. The drawing list can also be used to display the associations between the drawings and the parts in the model.

Drawing list is used in Tekla Structures until version 2018. See document manager.

and Click on check drawings button .

It will list all the drawings which have duplicate single part views . Select single or multiple drawings & move them to right window to handle the single part views

Selected drawing will be moved to right window
Click on the check duplicate views button if you want to cross check part positions and in which assembiles duplicate views exist

For deleting  duplicate views click on Delete duplicate views button , after successful deletion of duplicate views message will popup for the same.
Check the button "Show report after deletion" for getting the report of deleted views.


This tool won't work properly when custom line types are used in drawings.

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