There are numerous ways of showing reinforcing bars and meshes in drawings. You can define automatic reinforcement and meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions
In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.
settings before you create the drawing, and adjust the settings in an open drawing. In addition to modifying the properties available in the properties dialog box, you can also modify the bending schedules, rounding of bar dimensions, symbols in use, and reinforcement appearance in the rebar_config.inp settings file.