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2017i Table of Contents

Level mark properties

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

Software version: 
2017i

Level mark properties

Level mark properties

Use the options in the Level mark properties dialog box to view and modify level markassociative annotation object that represents the elevation of a point

contents and appearance.

To open the dialog box in an open drawing, go to the Drawing tab, and click Properties > Level mark .

Option

Description

General tab

Prefix

Displays text before the mark.

Prefix for positive level

+ displays a + character in front of the value.

Visibility of numeric value

Defines if the numeric values are visible or hidden.

Postfix

Displays text after the mark.

Level mark format: Precision

Defines the precision of the level mark dimension.

Level mark format: Format

Defines the format of the level mark dimension.

Level mark format: Use grouping

Defines whether to use different grouping options to represent the level mark dimensions.

Level mark format: Units

Defines the units used in level mark dimensions. The available values are automatic , mm , cm , m , foot - inch , inch and feet.

Placing

Search margin is the farthest distance Tekla Structures uses when searching for an empty space for the level mark.

Minimal distance is the closest distance Tekla Structures uses to search for an empty space for a level mark.

Quarter defines the areas Tekla Structures searches for a space to place the level marks.

Placing is the method used to place level marks:

  • Free lets Tekla Structures decide the location of the level mark.

  • Fixed allows you to place the level mark at any point.

Appearance tab

Text: Color, Height, Font, Angle

Defines the text color, height, font and angle.

Frame: Type, Leader line, Color

Defines the frame to be used around marks, the type of the leader line, and the color of the frame.

Frame: Background mask

Select Opaque to hide the part of the drawing that is covered by the level mark.

Select Transparent to show the part of the drawing that is covered by the mark.

Arrow: Type

Defines the type of the arrow.

Defines the height and the length of the arrowhead.

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