Work with groups in the rebar catalog

Last updated March 10, 2020 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2020

Work with groups in the rebar catalog

Work with groups in the rebar catalog

In the rebar catalogcatalog that displays reinforcing bar types with a predefined bending radius and hook dimensions

, the rebar definitions are arranged to groups. You can add, copy, modify, and delete groups, and arrange the groups according to different properties. The groups are listed on the left side of the Rebar catalog and Select rebar dialog boxes.

By default, the definitions in the rebar cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

are grouped according to reinforcement grades. You can change how the definitions are grouped in the Rebar catalog dialog box or in the Select rebar dialog box.

To use the newly added or modified rebar definition groups in the model, reopen the model.

Add a new group to the catalog

You can create new groups in the rebar catalog by copying an existing group and the definitions contained in it.

  1. On the File menu, click Catalogs > Rebar catalog to open the Rebar catalog dialog box.
  2. On the left side of the dialog box, select a group, and then click Copy.

    Alternatively, you can right-click a group and select Copy.

  3. In the New group name dialog box, enter a name for the new group, and then click Copy.

    Tekla Structures adds the new group to the catalog.

  4. Add, modify, and delete definitions contained in the new group as needed.
  5. Click Save to save the changes to the rebar catalog.

Modify a group in the catalog

  1. On the File menu, click Catalogs > Rebar catalog to open the Rebar catalog dialog box.
  2. Select the group that you want to modify.
  3. Select all definitions in the group.
  4. In the property area on the right side of the Rebar catalog dialog box, modify the group properties.

    For example, you can change the grade or cranked length type. You may also want to add tags to all definitions in the group.

  5. Click Save to save the changes to the rebar catalog.

Delete a group from the catalog

You can delete groups and the definitions contained in them from the rebar catalog.

  1. On the File menu, click Catalogs > Rebar catalog to open the Rebar catalog dialog box.
  2. Select a group from the list on the left side of the dialog box.
  3. Right-click and select Delete.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.
  5. Click Save to save the changes to the rebar catalog.

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