Create a construction line

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

Software version: 
2018i

Create a construction line

Create a construction line

  1. On the Edit tab, click Construction object > Line .
  2. Pick the start point of the construction lineconstruction object that represents a line between two points

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  3. Pick the end point of the construction line.
  4. To end the command, press Esc.
  5. To modify the construction line properties, double-click the line in the model.

    The line properties are shown in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

    The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

    The property pane can be customized by using the property pane editor.

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    1. Select a color for the line.
    2. Define how far the line extends beyond the picked points.
    3. If you want to make the line magneticproperty of a rectangular grid, a grid plane, a construction line, and a construction plane that enables the attached model objects to follow when the object in question is moved

      See also adaptivity.

      , select Yes in the Magnetic list.
    4. Click Modify.
  6. If you want to change the line type, use the advanced option XS_​CONSTRUCTION_​LINE_​LINE_​TYPE.

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