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Reinforcement Tag

Last updated February 25, 2019 by Anil Kumar Kolla anilkumar.kolla@trimble.com

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Reinforcement Tag

Reinforcement tag allows you to create ‘Reinforcement tags’ for selected reinforcement / reinforcement group in the drawing. This plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API

Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.

Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.

will work for bars which are perpendicular to 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.

. (only for reinforcement whose cross sectiongeometrical form of a part sectioned perpendicular to its axis

is visible in drawing)

How to Locate

Reinforcement tag will be available in the Applications & Components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

when drawing is open after the installation by the name “Reinforcement tag”


Double click the component to open the dialog box to edit the required properties.


Click the component thumbnail image or the component name in the Applications & components catalog to activate the tool. Then select Reinforcement / Reinforcement group in the drawing and click to locate point to create Reinforcement tags for selected Reinforcement / Reinforcement group.

Reinforcement tag Dialog box


1. Select the Tag attribute you want to use for creating Reinforcement tag. This attribute can be saved from Reinforcement markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a reinforcement

properties dialog. 

2. Choose Tag Pattern for tags created for reinforcement group.


3. Select Tag orientation.


4. Give rotation Angle to rotate tag. Angle will be with respect to orientation selected in point no 3.

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