Advanced options reference

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance

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Advanced options reference

Advanced options reference

Tekla Structures contains several 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.

that you can use to customize your version of Tekla Structures. For example, you can choose to use imperial units by setting an advanced option.


The default values given for the advanced options are the default values in the default environmentTekla Structures environment that contains basic example settings that are not related to any standards specific to a country or a region

. The default values may be different in your environment.

The advanced options are grouped in different categories according to their usage in the Advanced Options dialog box. To access the dialog box, click File menu > Settings and in the Settings area select Advanced options.


Use the Advanced options search tool to find advanced options by name.

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