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New and deleted advanced options

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

Software version: 
2017

New and deleted advanced options

New and deleted advanced options

Some advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

have been added and changed in and deleted from Tekla Structures.

New advanced options

XS_MODEL_BACKUP_DIRECTORY

You can now define a folder for the backup copies of Tekla Structures model files. The default value is ..\TeklaStructuresModels\backup\.

XS_REFRESH_ALSO_LOCKED_REFERENCE_MODELS

Now you can also refresh locked reference models with the Refresh button. To do this, set the new advanced option XS_REFRESH_ALSO_LOCKED_REFERENCE_MODELS to TRUE in File > Settings > Advanced options > Import. This system-specific option is by default set to FALSE.

XS_REPORT_BOLTS_WITH_SUPPORTING_MEMBER

You can now set the site bolts to the supporting member in reports and KSS by setting the new user-specific advanced option XS_REPORT_BOLTS_WITH_SUPPORTING_MEMBER to TRUE in File > Settings > Advanced options > Templates and Symbols. With this new advanced option you can now show the field bolts in the BOM of the supporting member. The default value is FALSE.

Examples

In the following BOM example, the advanced option is set to TRUE :

In the following BOM example, the advanced option is set to FALSE :

In the following KSS file example, the advanced option is set to TRUE :

In the following KSS file example, the advanced option is set to FALSE :

XS_REBARSET_COLOR_BARGROUPS

Set the new model-specific advanced option XS_REBARSET_COLOR_BARGROUPS to TRUE in File > Settings > Advanced options > Concrete Detailing to show reinforcing bars in different automatic bar groups within a rebar set using different colors in model views. The default value is FALSE.

Deleted advanced options

XS_ENABLE_AUTODRAWINGS_IN_MENU

The advanced option XS_ENABLE_AUTODRAWINGS_IN_MENU is no longer needed, and has been removed. It used to add the AutoDrawings command on the Tekla Structures menu in some earlier Tekla Structures versions. The AutoDrawings command is now available through Quick Launch. When you enter the command, the AutoDrawings dialog box is displayed.

XS_AD_PLATE_MESH_CHECK_DISTANCE_LIMIT and XS_AD_PLATE_MESH_CHECK_PART_ID

The advanced options XS_AD_PLATE_MESH_CHECK_DISTANCE_LIMIT and XS_AD_PLATE_MESH_CHECK_PART_ID have been removed from Tekla Structures.

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