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End detail modifier properties

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

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End detail modifier properties

End detail modifier properties

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.

or 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 view and modify the properties of the rebar set end detail modifiers. The file name extension of the property filefile that contains properties or settings in the property pane or a dialog box

Property files are saved in the current model folder. The user can copy property files to the project or firm folders for future use.

User-defined attributes can be stored as a property file.

is .rst_edm.


Option Description
Bars affected

Select how many bars can be modified in the same location:

  • 1/1 = all bars are modified in the same cross section.
  • 1/2 = every second bar is modified in the same cross section.
  • 1/3 = every third bar is modified in the same cross section.
  • 1/4 = every fourth bar is modified in the same cross section.
First affected bar

Define which is the first bar to be modified, starting from the first end of the modifier.

Enter a positive number, or use the arrow buttons to change the number.


Option Description
Hook type Shape of the hook.

The rebar_database.inp file contains the predefined minimum bending radius and minimum hook length for all standard hooks.

See Add hooks to reinforcing bars.

Angle Angle of a custom hook.
Radius Internal bending radius of a standard hook or custom hook.
Length Length of the straight part of a standard or custom hook.
Hook rotation Rotation angle of a hook out of the bar plane. Use to create 3D bars.

For example:

Length adjustment

Option Description
Adjustment type

Select whether and how the bar length is adjusted (extended or shortened).

  • No adjustment : Bar length is not adjusted.
  • End offset : Bar length is adjusted according to the specified end offset.

    Use this option to keep the leg faces on the concrete faces and adaptive to the concrete faces, but still to extend or shorten the bar ends.

  • Leg length : Bar length is adjusted according to the specified leg length.
Length Depending on the adjustment type, the length of the end offset or leg.

With end offset, enter a positive value to extend the bars, or a negative value to shorten the bars.

With leg length, enter a positive value to set the leg length.

End preparations

Option Description

Select the end method of the bars. The options are:

  • Coupler
  • Coupler female
  • Coupler male
  • Threaded
  • Anchor

Select the end method type. The options are:

  • Standard
  • Position
  • Bridging
  • Transition
  • Bolt
  • Weldable
Product Product name of the end detail. Can be shown in reports.
Code Product code of the end detail. Can be shown in reports.
Thread type Enter the type of the threading.
Threaded length Length of the threading from the bar end.
Extra fabrication length Additional length needed with some threading methods. Can be shown in reports, but does not affect the total length of the bar.

Custom properties

Click the More button to open the user-defined attributes of the rebar set end detail modifiers. The file name extension of the user-defined attributeobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

file is .rst_edm.more.

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