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Tekla Structures installation folders

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

Software version: 
2019i

Tekla Structures installation folders

Tekla Structures installation folders

Tekla Structures software and environments are installed into different folder locations by default. You can select the Tekla Structures software installation folder in the software installation wizard. The location of the environment installation folder depends on where you have installed the software. You cannot select the installation folder for the environments in the environment installation wizard.

By default, the software and environments are installed in the following folders:

  • Software is installed under the \Program Files\Tekla Structures\<version>\ folder.

  • Environments and extensions are installed under the \ProgramData\Trimble\Tekla Structures\<version> folder.

  • User settings are installed under the \Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Trimble\Tekla Structures\<version> folder.

If you install Tekla Structures software under C:\ , the software and the environments are both installed under C:\Tekla Structures\<version>. User settings are installed under the \Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Trimble\Tekla Structures\<version> folder.

Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla online services.

content is installed under C:\ProgramData\Tekla\Tekla Warehouse.

When you install a new Tekla Structures version, make sure that the installation folder does not contain any files from other Tekla Structures versions. This is to ensure that you get all the files that are included in the installation package.

Note that when you are installing a service pack and you already have the related Tekla Structures version or a previous service pack installed, you cannot select the installation folder. The service pack will be installed to the same folder as the related Tekla Structures version or the service pack that you are updating. The installation folder will contain files from the related Tekla Structures version or the previous service pack. Installing the new service pack will automatically remove the old files before copying the new files. Note that if you have your own files in the installation folder, these files will remain unchanged in the folder.

When you have installed the software and the environments, you can check the installation paths in Windows Control Panel.

Note:

If you need to install Tekla Structures to a folder that has a non-Unicode folder name, for example, in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Russian, change the language in XS_STD_LOCALE and the Windows system locale in Windows Control Panel to that same language so that Tekla Structures can work normally.

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