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Pour object and pour break properties in drawings

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

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2017i

Pour object and pour break properties in drawings

Pour object and pour break properties in drawings

Use the options in Pour Object Properties and Pour Break Properties in general arrangement drawings to control the visibility of the pour objects and pour breaks in drawings.

Pour object properties

To open Pour Object Properties :

  • On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties > GA drawing and then click Pour object.
  • In an open drawing, double-click the drawing background and click Pour object.
  • In an open drawing, double-click a pour objectbuilding object that is formed of one or more cast-in-place concrete parts, or a part of a cast-in-place concrete part

    The cast-in-place concrete parts are merged into one pour object if they have the same material grade and pour phase, and if they touch each other. Pour objects are visible in pour view.

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Option Description
Content tab - Hidden lines
Hidden lines on/off Click on to display pour object hidden lines.
Own hidden lines on/off Click on to display own hidden lines.
Content tab - Addional marks
Edge chamfers on/off Select on to display edge chamfers.
Fillet edges on/off Select on to display fillet edges.
Appearance tab - Visible lines
Color Select the color of the visible pour object lines.
Type Select the type of the visible pour object lines.
Appearance tab - Hidden lines
Color Select the color of the hidden pour object lines.
Type Select the type of the hidden pour object lines.
Fill tab

To add a fill for outer pour faces, use the Pour faces area, and to add a fill for cross sections in section views, use the Sections area.

Type

Defines the fill type. Clicking the button next to the list opens a preview of the hatch patterns.

Automatic selects the fill type automatically from the hatch pattern schema files.

None uses no fill.

Color

Defines the color for the fill.

You can select a predefined color or use Special color that is not converted to black in printouts.

Background

Defines the background color for the fill.

Background color selection is disabled for hardware hatches.

Background color can be set for automatic hatches, but it has effect only if automatic hatch is not defined for the material in the hatch pattern schema file.

Scale

Automatic scales and rotates the fill automatically.

Custom allows you to select scaling and rotation manually.

Scaling in direction x and Scaling in direction y define the scales in x and y direction.

Keep ratio of x and y retains the relative proportions in the hatch pattern.

Angle rotates the fill. For example, Angle 0.0 is for horizontal and Angle 90.0 for vertical.

Pour break properties

To open Pour Break Properties :

  • On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties > GA drawing and then click Pour break.
  • In an open drawing, double-click the drawing background and click Pour break.
  • In an open drawing, double-click a pour breakbuilding object used to split a pour object into smaller pour objects

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Option Description
Content tab - Hidden lines
Visibility Defines if the pour breaks are visible ( Visible ) or not ( Not visible ).
Hidden lines on/off Click on to display pour break hidden lines.
Appearance tab - Visible lines
Color Select the color of the visible pour break lines.
Type Select the type of the visible pour break lines.
Appearance tab - Hidden lines
Color Select the color of the hidden pour break lines.
Type Select the type of the hidden pour break lines.

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