How to use the side pane

Last updated September 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance

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How to use the side pane

How to use the side pane

Use the side pane on the right-hand side of the screen to add reference models and components, or to view model objectobject that is represented in a model

A model object is either created in a model or imported into it.



Do this

Show the side pane contents

Click a side pane button.

  • Clickto view model object properties using Custom Inquiry.
  • Clickto show model object properties in the property pane.
  • Clickto show the Reference Models list.
  • Clickto show the Applications & components catalog.

Move a side pane window

Click the grab barand drag the side pane window to a new location.

Keep multiple side pane windows open at the same time

  1. Right-click a side pane button and select Open below.

  2. Repeat for each side pane button.

    The side pane windows are now stacked on top of each other.

  3. To change the order of side pane windows, drag them around.

Adjust the size of a side pane window

Click and drag thebutton.

Dock a floating side pane

Right-click the side pane button and select Attach to side pane.

Alternatively, you can drag the side pane back to the docking area, which is marked with yellow color.

Close the side pane

Click thebutton.

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