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Create construction objects

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

Software version: 
2017

Create construction objects

Create construction objects

Construction planes, lines, and circles help you place other objects in the model.

For example, you can easily pick the points at intersections of construction lines and circles.

The snap priorityproperty of a snap point that defines its ranking among the snap points inside a snap zone

Tekla Structures automatically snaps to the point with the highest snap priority, but the user can also choose another point.

of construction objects is the same as with the other lines.

Construction objects remain in the model when you update or redraw views and windows. They do not appear in drawings.

You can also create magneticgrid and construction object property which enables attaching adaptive model objects so that the attached model objects follow when part of the grid or construction object is moved

See also adaptivity.

construction lines or planes to bind and move groups of objects. For example, rather than binding lots of handles and chamfers to faces, simply create a construction planeconstruction object that represents a plane

that goes through all the handles and chamfers. Then make this plane magnetic and bind the plane to the appropriate face. When you move the plane, the attached handles and chamfers move with it.

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