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Adjust part mark leader lines with advanced options

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

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2019

Adjust part mark leader lines with advanced options

Adjust part mark leader lines with advanced options

You can modify part markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a part

Part marks are made use of, for example, when identifying constructions, when giving information about welding, when giving information about assemblies to a workshop, when giving information about how parts should be connected to each other, and when creating bills of quantities.

In the US, the term piece mark is used to refer to position number.

leader lineline that connects an annotation object to the related object or point

settings using advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

. On the File menu , click Settings > Advanced options and go to Marking: Parts.

To modify part mark leader line settings using advanced options:

To Do this

Define whether a leader line is drawn when the leader line is shorter than defined with the advanced option XS_DRAW_SHORT_LEADER_LINES_OF_PART_MARKS_MINIMUM_LENGTH

Set XS_​DRAW_​SHORT_​LEADER_​LINES_​OF_​PART_​MARKS to TRUE (default) to always draw leader lines in part marks. When you set this option to FALSE , the leader line is not drawn if it would be shorter than the minimum you set for the advanced option XS_DRAW_SHORT_LEADER_LINES​​_OF_PART_MARKS_MINIMUM​​_​LENGTH.

Give a minimum length for the leader line. If the length is less than this value, the leader line is not drawn.

Set a value in millimeters for the advanced option XS_DRAW_SHORT_LEADER_LINES​​_OF_PART_MARKS_MINIMUM​​_​LENGTH.

Define the leader line start position for a leader line with a rectangular frame.

Set a value for the advanced option XS_MARK_LEADER_LINE_POSITION​​​​​_​TYPE_​FOR_​RECTANGULAR_​FRAME.

Define the leader line start position for a leader line of a mark without a frame and for a leader line of a mark with a mark element frame.

Set a value for the advanced option XS_​MARK_​LEADER_​LINE_​POSITION_​TYPE_​FOR_​NO_​FRAME.

Define the length of the leader line extension.

Set a value for the advanced option XS_​MARK_​LEADER_​LINE_​EXTENSION_​LENGTH.

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