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Grids in drawings

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

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2017i

Grids in drawings

Grids in drawings

You can show grids and grid linesingle line that visualizes a single grid plane on a view plane

labels in single-part, cast unit, assembly, and general arrangement drawings. You can set automatic gridmodeling aid that represents a three-dimensional complex of horizontal and vertical planes

In Tekla Structures, grids are used as an aid in locating objects in a model. The grid is shown on the view plane by dash-and-dot lines. It is also possible to show grids and grid line labels in drawings, and to modify grid properties in the drawings.

It is possible to have more than one grid in a model. For example, a large-scale grid for the entire structure, and smaller grids for some detailed sections.

properties and also manually modify properties in an open drawing.

To Click below
Modify grid properties and the properties of individual grid lines manually Modify grid and grid line properties in drawings

Drawing grid properties

Hide grids and individual grid lines manually Hide grids or grid lines
Drag grid labels if the label is covering an important area in a drawing Drag grid labels
Set automatic grid properties before you create the drawing Define automatic grid properties

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