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2018i Table of Contents

XS_​DRAW_​VERTICAL_​VIEW_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOLS_​TO_​PARTS

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

Software version: 
2018i

XS_​DRAW_​VERTICAL_​VIEW_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOLS_​TO_​PARTS

XS_​DRAW_​VERTICAL_​VIEW_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOLS_​TO_​PARTS

Category

Drawing Properties

Set this advanced option to TRUE to show vertical view shorteningdeforming that decreases the modeled length of a part in a drawing by a value the user has entered

Shortening is used when the parts are manufactured shorter than modeled.

symbols automatically. The default value is FALSE.

This advanced option is role specific. When the type SYSTEM(ROLE) is in use, the default value is used. When the type MODEL(ROLE) or DRAWING(ROLE) is in use, you can change the value, which is then the same for all users in the current modelmodel that is active in Tekla Structures

The current model can be a single-user model, a shared model or a working model.

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Limitations

  • Shortening symbols are not shown in general arrangement drawings.

  • Shortening symbols are not shown in rectangular hollow sections or channel sections.

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