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Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools: Update rebar attributes

Added June 1, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2017

Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools: Update rebar attributes

Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools: Update rebar attributes

Use Update rebar attributes to manage the user-defined attributes (UDAs) of the couplers and the end anchor parts created by the Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools. With Update rebar attributes you can check the current values of the selected reinforcing bars or all reinforcing bars.

Update rebar attributes is a part of Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools. Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools is a set of four components that help to model and manage

  • reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

    The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.

    couplers that connect two bars
  • end anchors that are devices at the unreserved end of the bar.

The following components are part of Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools :

If you have added coupler or end anchor components to reinforcing bars, the 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 are controlled by the coupler or the end anchor components and their properties. If you delete the coupler or the end anchor component, the UDAs defined by those components are not cleared automatically. Use Update rebar attributes to clear the obsolete attribute values.

Option Description
Selected The values of all coupler and end anchor UDAs of the selected reinforcing bars in the model.
All The values of all coupler and end anchor UDAs of all reinforcing bars in the model.
Update

Deletes the values of all coupler and end anchor UDAs of all reinforcing bars on the selected rows.

Only the obsolete coupler UDAs of the reinforcing bar are deleted.

You can select multiple rows by holding down Ctrl or Shift.

Show only rebar with attributes

Select this check box if you want to show only reinforcing bars that have values in their coupler or end anchor UDAs.

After you have selected the check box, click Selected or All to refresh the table.

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