Show or hide the work plane grid

Last updated September 10, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance

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Show or hide the work plane grid

Show or hide the work plane grid

The work planeplane that the user has chosen in a model and that is currently active for working on in a model view

Newly created, copied, or moved model objects comply with the work plane. For example, shifting the work plane to follow a sloped plane makes it easier to model sloped structures.

gridmodeling aid that represents a three-dimensional complex of horizontal and vertical planes

In Tekla Structures, grids are used as an aid in locating objects in a model. The grid is shown on the view plane by dash-and-dot lines. It is also possible to show grids and grid line labels in drawings, and to modify grid properties in the drawings.

It is possible to have more than one grid in a model. For example, a large-scale grid for the entire structure, and smaller grids for some detailed sections.

is hidden by default. Use the options on the Snapping toolbar to show or hide the work plane grid.

  1. To show the grid, select Work plane from the second list.

  2. To hide the grid, select View plane from the same list.

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