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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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Category : Drawing properties

Use the following advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

to define the arrow symbol used in section and end view(1) default view that is created perpendicular to the part’s or component’s front and top view

(2) section view that shows a selected area of an end of a part in a drawing

(2) An end view can be created manually or automatically. Automatic end views represent the part from one end of the part or also from the other end of the part, depending on the settings.

direction marks, for each basic viewmodel view whose view plane is defined by two axes of the global coordinate system and the distance from the global origin along the third axis

type (front, top, back, bottom):





By default Tekla Structures uses the symbol no 66 in the xsteel.sym file (located usually in the folder \environments\common\symbols\ ).

This advanced option is user specific and the setting is saved in options.bin under user folder. Restart Tekla Structures to activate the new value.

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