2019i Table of Contents


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

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Set to TRUE to have the real plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

width instead of the nominal plate width in the header information of DSTV files. The default is FALSE.

Here is an example of the difference between the real plate width and the nominal plate width: A user models a plate beam using the profile PL200*10 , but then uses part or line cuts to create a 5 mm cut along the length of the plate, for example, to create a root opening for a weld, so that the end result is a plate which is only 195 mm wide. In this case, the real plate width would be 195 mm, and the nominal plate width 200 mm.

This advanced option is model specific and the setting is saved in the options databasedatabase file that contains the settings of model-specific general settings and advanced options

There are two options databases, the model options database (options_model.db) and the drawing options database (options_drawings.db).


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