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Import attributes

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

Software version: 
2017

Import attributes

Import attributes

You can import user-defined attributeobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

(UDAobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

) values from a text file.

  1. Copy the text file that you want to import to 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.
  2. If you want to import user-defined attributes to a selected area in the Tekla Structures model, select an area in the model.
  3. On the File menu, click Import > Attributes .

    The Import Attribute dialog box opens.

  4. Click the ... button next to the Input file box to browse for the file to be imported.
  5. Select the delimiter used in the text file.
  6. Select an option in the Input scope , Create log file and Display log file boxes.
  7. Click Create to import the file.

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