View a log file

Last updated September 10, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance

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View a log file

View a log file

The parts that are listed in a log filefile that contains information related to changes, actions, and errors in the model or drawing

Tekla Structures writes information in log files when the model is saved, numbered or checked for clashes, for example.

can be viewed in the model.

  1. Open the model whose log history you want view.
  2. On the File menu, click Logs and select a log file you want to see.
    • Clash Check history log ( ClashCheck.log )

    • Session history log ( TeklaStructures_<user>.log )

    • Numbering history log ( numberinghistory.txt )

    • Saving history log ( save_history.log )

    • Drawing history log ( drawing_history.log )

    • Analysis history log ( analysis.log )

  3. In the log file, select a row which contains a part or an assembly.

    Parts and assemblies have the prefix guid.

    Tekla Structures highlights the part in the model. If there are several parts or assemblies on a row and you select that row, Tekla Structures highlights all the parts in the model. You can also select parts on different rows.

  4. If you want to view the log files in a viewer that has been associated with the file type, for example, in Microsoft Notepad, on the File menu click Logs and select View with the default application.

You can access a part’s or an assembly’s pop-up menu from the log file by right-clicking a row that contains a part or an assembly. Tekla Structures displays the same pop-up menu as when you right-click a part or an assembly in the model.

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