To activate the Show top-in-form face for non-concrete material, use the advanced option XS_SET_FIXEDMAINVIEW_UDA_TO_AFFECT_NUMBERING. The allowed options are STEEL , TIMBER and MISC. You can also combine the options, use a comma (,) as a separator.
This advanced option affects numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement
In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.
. If parts have different options selected for Fixed drawing main view , they get different assembly positionposition number that is assigned to an assembly or a cast unit
To show the top-in-form face in drawings and set which view is used in drawings as the main (front) view, go to the user-defined properties of a non-concrete part and select the Fixed drawing main view option that you want. The options are Top , Back , Bottom , Start , End and Front.
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).