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New template attributes

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

Software version: 
2017

New template attributes

New template attributes

Tekla Structures 2017 introduces some new features and improvements in templates and reports, including new attributes for getting information on drawings marked ready for issuing, and new attributes for reinforcement.

New attributes for getting information on marked ready for issuing status

IS_READY_FOR_ISSUE

The IS_READY_FOR_ISSUE attribute tells if the drawing has been marked ready for issuing in the Drawing list. This attribute can be used for adding information about drawings marked for issuing in drawing reports. The report returns the value 1 if the drawing is marked ready for issuing, and 0 if it is not marked ready for issuing.

The Drawing list has a column Ready for issuing for this information. If the drawing has been marked, there is a check mark in the column.

To include in the report who has marked the drawing ready for issuing, use the attribute READY_FOR_ISSUE_BY.

READY_FOR_ISSUE_BY

The READY_FOR_ISSUE_BY attribute tells who has marked a drawing ready for issuing. This attribute can be used for adding information about who marked the drawing ready for issuing in drawing reports. The Drawing list has a column Ready for issuing by for this information.

To include in a report whether the drawing has been marked ready for issuing, use the attribute IS_READY_FOR_ISSUE.

New attributes for reinforcement

The new attributes USAGE and USAGE_VALUE show if a 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.

is a main bar, or a tie or stirrup.

The USAGE attribute returns Main bar for main bars, and Tie or stirrup for ties and stirrups. If the type of use cannot be defined, the USAGE attribute returns a blank value.

The USAGE_VALUE attribute returns 1 for main bars, and 2 for ties and stirrups. If the type of use cannot be defined, the USAGE_VALUE attribute returns 0.

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