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Area load properties

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Area load properties

Area load properties

Use the Area Load Properties dialog box to view and modify the properties of an area load. The file name extension of an area load properties file is .lm3.



Load group name

The load group to which the load belongs.

To view load group properties or to create a new load group, click Load groups.

Magnitude tab

Load magnitudes in the x, y, and z directions of the work plane.

Load form

Defines the shape of the loaded area.

Load attachment

Indicates if the load is attached to a part.

Load-bearing parts

Parts to which the load is applied, or not applied, on the basis of part names or selection filters.

Bounding box of the load

Dimensions of the bounding box in the x, y, and z directions.


Offset used to enlarge or reduce the loaded area.

To enlarge the loaded area, enter a positive value for a. To reduce the loaded area, enter a negative value.

Load panel tab

See Load panel settings.

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