Set drawing view projection type

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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Set drawing view projection type

Set drawing view projection type

Projection type defines how Tekla Structures places the projections of a part in cast unit, single-part, and assembly drawings. Projection type affects the order of the views in the drawing.

  1. On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties and select the drawing type.
  2. Load the properties you want to change.
  3. Click Layout and go to the Other tab.
  4. Select one of the following:
    • First angle (also referred to as European projection).

    • Third angle (also referred to as American projection).

  5. To save the properties in the properties file, click Save.
  6. Click OK and create the drawing.

First-angle projection:

Third-angle projection:

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