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Modify the position of a part

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

Software version: 
2019

Modify the position of a part

Modify the position of a part

Use the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

and its Position and End offset sections to modify the part positionposition number that is assigned to a part

. Alternatively, you can use the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

The term mini toolbar is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

to modify the part position.

To modify the position of a part, do one of the following:

To

Do this

Modify part position using the property pane

  1. Double-click a part to open the part properties in the property pane.
  2. In the Position or in the End offset section, modify the desired position settings, such as part rotation or part vertical position.

    For example, you can define the part to be positioned 200 units above its handles.

  3. Click Modify.

Modify part position using the contextual toolbar

  1. Clickin the contextual toolbar.
  2. Modify the settings. The object moves in the model accordingly.
    • To change the overall position of a beam, column, panel, or footing, use the round selection dial. Click a sector in the dial to select a position.
    • To change the rotation angle, click and drag the green rotation angle knob.
    • To change the Angle , Plane offset , or Depth offset , enter a value in the corresponding box.

    • To change the position of a plate or slab, select an option and enter a value in the Depth offset box.

Tip:

The rotation angle knob snaps to every 5 degrees. Hold down Shift to override this.

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