2019i Table of Contents


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

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Drawing properties

Use 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.

show or hide own hidden lines in bolts in single part, assembly, and general arrangement drawings. The own hidden lines are the lines of the object representationrepresentation of a model object or an object group in a model view that is based on the color and transparency settings applied to the model object or the object group

covered up by the object itself.

The default values are shown here:




Possible values are:

  • AS_PART : used the visibility settings of the part’s own hidden lines.

  • TRUE : always shows bolts’ hidden lines.

  • FALSE : does not show bolts’ hidden lines.

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