Change the assembly main part

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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Change the assembly main part

Change the assembly main part

The main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

in a steel assembly has other parts welded or bolted to it. By default, the main part is not welded or bolted to any other parts. You can change the main part in an assembly.

  1. If needed, check what is currently the main part of the assembly.
  2. Ensure that theSelect objects in assemblies selection switch is active.
  3. On the Steel tab, click Assembly > Set as main object.
  4. Select the new main part.

    Tekla Structures changes the main part.

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