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Part rotation

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

Software version: 
2018i

Part rotation

Part rotation

Use the Rotation setting in the part properties to view and change the rotation of a part around its axis on 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.

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You can also define the angle of rotation. Tekla Structures measures positive values clockwise around the local x axis.

Alternatively, you can use the contextual toolbar to modify the part's position.

Option

Description

Example

Front

The work plane is parallel to the front plane of the part.

Top

The work plane is parallel to the top plane of the part.

Back

The work plane is parallel to the back plane of the part.

Below

The work plane is parallel to the bottom plane of the part.

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