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Add hierarchy to user-defined template attributes

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

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Add hierarchy to user-defined template attributes

Add hierarchy to user-defined template attributes

You can add your own hierarchy to the Template Editortool in Tekla Structures that is used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports

attribute tree.

  1. Open your copy of the contentattributes_userdefined.lst file.

    For example, MY_contentattributes_userdefined.lst. Do not modify the original contentattributes_userdefined.lst file.

  2. Scroll down to the list of attributes assigned to content types.
  3. Define the hierarchy in square brackets, between USERDEFINED. and the attribute name.

    For example:


    Notice the periods after the brackets, and between the hierarchies.

  4. Save the changes.

    The new hierarchy is shown in the attribute tree:


User-defined attributes are case sensitive. Ensure that you enter the attribute name using the correct case for all characters.

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