Create multidrawings

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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Create multidrawings

Create multidrawings

You can create multidrawings of selected parts and of selected drawings. You can also create empty multidrawings and copy or link views in them from other drawings.

If you create multidrawings from existing drawings, you can choose to include their individual drawing layouts. If you want to have separate lists, tables, and call-offs for each part or assembly, you should include the individual drawing layouts. You can also include lists and tables for all parts or assemblies in the multidrawingdrawing that gathers together several drawings on one sheet

The individual drawings in a multidrawing may be of any drawing type.


Before creating a multidrawing, check the original assembly or single-part drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for one part and that is generally used at the workshop

, and clean it up, if necessary. Do not modify the multidrawing object that links to the original drawing.

Before you start, you can set XS_​MULTIDRAWING_​REMOVE_​VIEW_​LABEL_​GAP to TRUE in the Drawing Properties category of the Advanced Options dialog box to remove extra space between drawing viewview that includes selected model objects or an area in the model, that is represented in a drawing

A drawing view is a container for model and drawing objects.

A drawing can include several drawing views, which usually are two-dimensional views, plane views, to the model.

Examples of drawing views in Tekla Structures include main views, section views, single-part views, and 3D views.

labels and drawing views.

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