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2017i Table of Contents


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

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Dimensioning: Parts

Use for defining the content of the part markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a part

Part marks are made use of, for example, when identifying constructions, when giving information about welding, when giving information about assemblies to a workshop, when giving information about how parts should be connected to each other, and when creating bills of quantities.

In the US, the term piece mark is used to refer to position number.

placed next to the dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension points

Separate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line.

label in assembly drawings. Give any combination of the switches.

The available switches are:



  • SIZE



  • WPDIST (distance between work points)

  • GR_L (gross length of the part)


If you want to display the part mark content in the same order as the switches, set XS_DIMENSION_PART_MARK_CONTENT_STRICT_POSITION to TRUE.

This advanced option is role-specific. When you change the value, it changes from system- to model-specific, and its value is the same for all users in the current modelmodel that is active in Tekla Structures

The current model can be a single-user model, a shared model or a working model.





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