GA Reference in Assembly

Last updated November 20, 2017 by Developer TIN

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GA Reference in Assembly

The Drawing reference tool allows user to get the value of GA Drawingdrawing that is created from one or more model views and that shows information needed to understand the general arrangement of structural elements on a project

General arrangement drawings show how parts, assemblies, cast units, or pour objects are located in a building.

reference in drawing UDAobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

/ property of Assembly and Multi drawing.

How to Locate

Installers is available in warehouse as "GA Reference in Assembly Drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshop

Assembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views.


After installation, the 'GA Reference in Assembly Drawing' applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

is available in the model component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications




1. To Copy the GA Drawing(E-Sheet) reference number to Assembly or multi drawing the User has to select the GA Drawing property from dropdown list (Mark, Name and Title)

2. Drawing selection type option is helping to select the particular or all GA drawing to perform the tool.

3. Copy To option having dropdown list to place the GA reference numbers. The field have all the drawing UDA 1 To 8, Name, Title 1 To 3)

4. Clear option will helpful to clear the exiting data’s in particular field.

Dialog box

This dialog box contains following dropdown.
• GA Drawing property
• Drawing selection type
• Copt to Field
• Clear


The GA Drawing “COPY FROM” field has copied to “COPY TO” Field as required.

Additional Information

This tool work for Multi drawing as well.

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