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Delete marks for selected parts

Last updated March 16, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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2018

Delete marks for selected parts

Delete marks for selected parts

You can easily select and delete marks for the parts that you have selected, even in big models.

With the Select part marks command you can select the part marks that you want to delete in the current window or in all drawing windows. A handy way to use this command is to create a selection filterfilter used for defining which object types can be selected

Selection filter chooses model objects according to object properties.

Selection filters can be standard or user-defined.

For example, selection filters can be used to select parts for drawings or analysis.

first, then use area selectionmethod of selecting objects that are included in a certain rectangular area of a model

In addition to the selected area, selection switches and selection filters control which object types are selected.

to select the parts.

Another way to select the marks to delete is to use the Drawing content manager.

To Do this:

Delete marks for selected parts using selection filter

  1. In an open drawing, click Selection filter and create a selection filter that filters out parts that you do not want to select.

    For an example of the selection filter, see Example filter below.

  2. When you are ready, click Apply.

  3. Only activate the Select parts in drawings selection switch.

  4. Select the parts using area select.

  5. Right-click and select Select part marks and From current drawing view or From all drawing views.

  6. To delete the marks, press Delete on the keyboard, or right-click in the drawing and select Delete.

Delete marks for selected parts using Drawing content manager

  1. Select the objects in the drawing and click Show to populate the Drawing content manager.

    You can select areas, single or multiple views, or single or multiple model objects.

  2. Click the eye buttons next to Show in all views and Show hidden items to include in the list model objects in the whole drawing, including the hidden model objects.
  3. Click the toggle buttonto activate mark selection. When you do this, the button changes to yellow.

  4. From Drawing content manager , select the model objects whose marks you want to delete.

  5. Press Delete on the keyboard, or right-click in the drawing and select Delete.

Example filter

In the following example, you do not want to delete marks from cast units with a position numberidentifier that is assigned to all similar parts, assemblies, cast units, or reinforcement

Position number consists of a prefix, separator, and running number. The prefix is part of the position number, identifying a numbering series. The running number is part of the position number, and is the assigned number in the numbering series, based on the start number. The separator is an optional character, such as a slash, that separates the prefix and the running number.

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

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

B/1. This means that when you use this filter, activate the Select parts in drawings selection switchswitch used for controlling which object types can be selected

, and use area selection to select the parts, all other parts get selected.

The image below shows the selected parts and the part marks that you want to delete.

The marks have been deleted.

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