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Inquire object properties

Last updated May 24, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2019

Inquire object properties

Inquire object properties

Use the Inquire commands to get information about a particular object, or a group of objects, within the model.

Do any of the following:

To inquire Do this
Object properties
  1. On the ribbon, clickObject.
  2. Select an object.

    Tekla Structures displays the object properties in a separate window.

Point coordinates

  1. On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Point coordinates.

    The Inquire point coordinates dialog box is displayed.

  2. Click Pick , and then pick a point in the model to see the coordinates of the point in:

    • Local coordinates
    • Model coordinates (global)
    • Project base point coordinates
    • Current base point coordinates
Center of gravity
  1. On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Center of gravity.
  2. Select one or more parts.

    Tekla Structures creates a point at the center of gravity of each selected part, and displays information about the center of gravity in a separate window.

Object properties using custom reports

See Custom inquiry.

Welded parts
  1. On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Welded parts.
  2. Select a part.

    Tekla Structures highlights the selected part and all the parts that are welded to it.

Primary welded parts
  1. On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Primary welded part.
  2. Select a part.

    Tekla Structures highlights the primary part when you select a secondary part.

Assembly or cast unit objects

See Check and highlight objects in an assembly or Check and highlight objects in a cast unit.

Component objects
  1. On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Component objects.
  2. Select a component.

    Tekla Structures highlights all objects belonging to the selected component.

Phases

On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Phases.

Tekla Structures displays information about objects in different phases in a separate window.

Model size

On the ribbon, click the down arrow next to, and then select Model size.

Tekla Structures displays the quantity of all objects in the current model in a separate window.

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