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Modify view-level drawing properties

Last updated September 10, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Modify view-level drawing properties

Modify view-level drawing properties

You can modify the view-level drawing properties after you have created the drawing. Most of the properties that a single-part, assembly and cast unit drawingdrawing that displays information on concrete parts, including reinforcement, cast-in embeds, edge chamfers, and insulation, in a cast unit

Cast unit drawings are generally used either at the element factory or at the construction site.

have are specified for each of the drawing views separately already before creating a drawing in the automatic drawing properties. General arrangement drawings do not have automatic view properties, and the view properties can only be modified in an open drawing.

The changes you make in view properties apply only to the view that you have selected to modify.

For a list of view properties and their values, see View properties in drawings.

  1. Open the drawing.
  2. Double-click a drawing view framesolid frame around all the contents of a drawing view

    Drawing view frame can be used when modifying properties of a single drawing view. Drawing views can be dragged using the drawing view frame.

    to open the drawing viewview that includes selected model objects or an area in the model, that is represented in a drawing

    A drawing view is a container for model and drawing objects.

    A drawing can include several drawing views, which usually are two-dimensional views, plane views, to the model.

    Examples of drawing views in Tekla Structures include main views, section views, single-part views, and 3D views.

    properties dialog box.
  3. The check boxes in the options tree are off by default. When you touch a property, for example, select an option in the panel, Tekla Structures adds a check mark to the check box next to the option in the option tree.
  4. Make the necessary changes.
  5. Click Modify when you are ready with the changes.

The view changes according to the changes that you made in the drawing view properties.


Some of the changes in you make require a drawing recreation. For more information, see Recreation of drawings.

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