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Export a shape

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

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Export a shape

Export a shape

  1. On the File menu, click Catalogs > Shape catalog .

    The Shape Catalog dialog box opens.

  2. Select the shape to export.

    To select multiple shapes, hold down Ctrl or Shift.

  3. Click Export.
  4. If you are exporting only one shape, select the folder where you want to export the shape, and enter a name for the export file in the Selection box.
  5. If you are exporting multiple shapes, select the folder where you want to export the shapes.

    Tekla Structures will create a separate export file for each shape using the shape name as the file name.

  6. Click OK.

The shapes are saved in the destination folder as .tsc files.


You can also upload shapes to Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla online services.


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