Tekla Structures 2020 release notes Tekla Structures 2020 release notes Welcome to Tekla Structures 2020! Check the information below on the many new features and improvements in this version: Starting from Tekla Structures 2020, the Steel Detailing configuration allows pour modeling if pours are enabled in the model. Easy creation of curved shapes: improvements in lofted plates and lofted slabs Improvements in geometry editing and items Changes in numeric snapping and other modeling improvements Small changes in the appearance of model and model objects Bar layering and other improvements in rebar sets New user interface for rebar catalog Show and modify drawing views in the model Improved Layout editor - Customize drawing layouts easily Improved rebar coupler and end anchor symbols Rebar dimensioning improvements Other drawing improvements Updates in Template Editor, template handling and reports New point cloud settings and other improvements Other interoperability improvements Updates in tools for automated precast fabrication New formwork placing tools for walls and slabs Easier Trimble Connect collaboration New VR mode and other improvements in Trimble Connect Visualizer Tekla Model Sharing improvements Improvements in components Tekla Structures 2020 fix list Service packs Follow the links below for information on new features, improvements and fixes made in each currently available service pack: Tekla Structures 2020 SP1 Tekla Structures 2020 SP2 Tekla Structures 2020 SP3 Tekla Structures 2020 SP4 Tekla Structures 2020 SP5 Compatibility We suggest that you complete any unfinished models using your current version of Tekla Structures. This version is not backwards compatible. When you create or save a model in Tekla Structures 2020, you cannot open it in older versions due to database differences. Tekla Structures 2020 can only be installed on 64-bit Windows operating systems. See the Tekla Structures 2020 hardware recommendations for more information. Tekla Structures 2020 requires Tekla License Server 2017 or later. To check which license server version to use with your current Tekla Structures version, see Tekla license server 2020 hardware recommendations. Administrator's release notes Advanced users should read the Tekla Structures administrator's release notes for information on how to apply the additional customizations available in this release. Localization release notes Environment-specific changes are explained in the Localization release notes. Tekla Open API release notes The Tekla Open APIapplication programming interface that lets third-party applications integrate to and communicate with Tekla StructuresTekla Open API enables, for example, customizing Tekla Structures. release notes can be found in the Tekla Developer Center. New feature videos Watch as our product experts demonstrate the main new features on video Release notes summary Get an overview of changes across different versions on our summary page. Quick feedback Did you find what you were looking for? * Yes Partly No What is missing? The feedback you give here is not visible to other users. We use your comments to improve our content. Need support? Fill in this form instead. Leave this field empty We use this to prevent automated spam submissions. Content rating: Select ratingGive Tekla Structures 2020 release notes 1/5Give Tekla Structures 2020 release notes 2/5Give Tekla Structures 2020 release notes 3/5Give Tekla Structures 2020 release notes 4/5Give Tekla Structures 2020 release notes 5/5Cancel rating Average page rating: 2.7 (3 votes)Refresh page after voting to show updated result. Comments 15.12.2020 17:43 by Andre Legault The software is getting extremely sophisticated, what happen to the "KISS" principle 17.12.2020 13:03 by Tommi Hautalahti Thank you for your comment. I'm not sure if Tekla Structures ever was simple or if our users typically do simple projects, but certainly we aim to make things as simple as possible. If you would like to discuss this in more detail, I suggest you visit the user forum at forum.tekla.com and start a discussion there.