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

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Category : Model view

Use to specify the default font in the model and drawings, for example, when creating grids, dimensions, and mark texts. Enter the name of any Windows font, for example, Arial Narrow. The default value is Segoe UI semibold.

If any of the following advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

are not set, or if font conversion is needed in drawings, Tekla Structures uses XS_​DEFAULT_​FONT :







For example, if XS_MARK_FONT has no value set and you open an old model with a newer version of Tekla Structures , XS_DEFAULT_FONT is used when converting marks to the new model databasedatabase file that contains a model

Model database file has the file name extension .db1. In addition, other files, such as the corresponding numbering database .db2, are needed in order to obtain the functionality of the model database.


This advanced option is user specific and the setting is saved in options.bin under user folder. Restart Tekla Structures to activate the new value.

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