2019 Table of Contents


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

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Dimensioning: General

Use to define the character to be used as a decimal separator in dimensions and level marks. The default value is a full stop (.).

XS_DIMENSION_DECIMAL_SEPARATOR = <separator character>.

This advanced option is model specific and the setting is saved in the options databasedatabase file that contains the settings of model-specific general settings and advanced options

There are two options databases, the model options database (options_model.db) and the drawing options database (options_drawings.db).



With this advanced option, you can change the separators in dimension objects in drawings only, not in part marks or templates.


In the following example, the dimension markpart of a dimension that displays the basic information about the building object measurements

A dimension mark can consist of a prefix, numerical value, and postfix.

contains a comma when the dimension settings in the Dimension Properties dialog box are as follows, and the advanced option is set to XS_DIMENSION_DECIMAL_SEPARATOR=,

In the following example, the separator was first a period and was then changed to a comma.

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