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2018i Table of Contents


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

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Model View

Use to change the 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.

color in the model. Define the color of the grid using RGB values:

XS_GRID_COLOR=<value for red> <value for green> <value for blue>.

Separate the values with spaces. Define the values on a scale of 0 to 1. The default values are 0.0 0.0 0.0. Close and reopen the view for the change to take effect.

This advanced option is user specific and the setting is saved in options.bin under user folder. Restart Tekla Structures to activate the new value.


RGB value


1.0 1.0 1.0


1.0 0.0 0.0


0.0 1.0 0.0


0.0 0.0 1.0


1.0 1.0 0.0


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