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Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawing properties

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawing properties

Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawing properties

On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties and select the drawing type. You can modify the properties after creating the drawing by double-clicking the drawing background.

The options in single-part, assembly and cast unit drawingdrawing that displays information on concrete parts, including reinforcement, cast-in embeds, edge chamfers, and insulation, in a cast unit

Cast unit drawings are generally used either at the element factory or at the construction site.

properties dialog box are described below.

Option Description For more information

Define the name of the drawing that is shown in the Document manager , and that can be included in drawing and report templates.

The maximum length of the drawing name is 32 characters.

Cast unit definition method

By cast unit position : A drawing will be created from each cast unit. If there are identical cast units, one of them will serve as the base cast unit for the drawing. This is the most common method for creating cast unit drawings.

By cast unit ID : Each part in the model has a unique GUID. You can create drawings by using the cast unit GUIDs. The GUID determines the marking of the drawing. You can create several drawings from identical cast units.

Title 1 , Title 2 , Title 3

Define titles that are shown in Document manager and that can be included in drawing and report templates.

Give titles to drawings

Sheet number Used for creating several drawings of the same part as multiple drawing sheets. The number of sheets is not limited.

Create multiple drawing sheets of the same part

Layout Select the drawing layout, and define drawing sizes, autoscale, projection type, view alignment and part expansion settings. You can also select whether you want to list hidden objects in templates.

Define drawing layout

Define drawing size and drawing view scale

View creation Define the drawing views to be created. From here you can move on to modifying the view properties for each view.

View properties in drawings

Section view Define section view properties.

Section view properties

Detail view Define the start number or letter of the detail view and detail symbol label.

Modify detail mark, view label and mark boundary properties in drawings

User-defined attributes

Add customized information to a drawing, such as information related to workflow, and comments. This information can be displayed in the Document manager , and you can use it in report and drawing templates and marks, and as switches when customizing print file names.

The user-defined attributes and tabs shown in this dialog box are defined in the objects.inp file.

The availability of the various user-defined attributes depends on your environment , role and configuration.

User-defined attributes in drawings

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