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2019i Table of Contents

XS_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOL_​WITH_​ZIGZAG

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

Software version: 
2019i

XS_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOL_​WITH_​ZIGZAG

XS_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOL_​WITH_​ZIGZAG

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Drawing Properties

Use this advanced option to set the shorteningdeforming that decreases the modeled length of a part in a drawing by a value the user has entered

Shortening is used when the parts are manufactured shorter than modeled.

symbol line shape. If you do not want to use zigzag, set this advanced option to FALSE. TRUE is the default.

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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Tip:

You can control the appearance of the view shortening symbol with the 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.

XS_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOL_​COLOR and XS_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOL_​LINE_​TYPE.

To use a view shortening symbol instead of the empty area, set the advanced options XS_​DRAW_​VERTICAL_​VIEW_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOLS_​TO_​PARTS and XS_​DRAW_​HORIZONTAL_​VIEW_​SHORTENING_​SYMBOLS_​TO_​PARTS to TRUE.

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