Calculate property values in Organizer

Added May 4, 2021 by Tekla User Assistance

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Calculate property values in Organizer

Calculate property values in Organizer

Object Browser shows the calculated total, average, minimum or maximum object propertysingle characteristic associated with an object type

For example, profile and material are object properties.

values in a sum row. You can select which values are shown, and whether the values are calculated from all the rows or from the rows you have selected in Object Browser.

Click Reload the view in Object Browser when you want to view the latest property values from the model. Once you have viewed a property of any object, the property will be updated in the Organizer database at synchronization.


Synchronizing Organizer updates all properties of the changed objects in the Organizer database. You do not need to reload Object Browser if you change the selection in the model, or select another category or another property templatedefinition of object property layout for the property table in object browser

The property template is saved in an .xml file or in the Organizer database.

. When you have synchronized Organizer, the object propertiesproperties associated with an object type

Usually a single object property includes a default value that the user can modify.

are up to date until you make changes in the model.

  1. To open Organizer, click Manage on the ribbon and then click Organizer.
  2. Select objects in the model or select a category to view the objects in Object Browser.
  3. Select whether Object Browser calculates the results from all or selected rows.

    All is the default.

  4. If you select Selected, select the rows in Object Browser.
  5. Select a value option from the list:

    The values are shown at the bottom in the sum row. The value is the rounded result of the precise object property values.


By default, Object Browser shows the calculated values of properties for which it is useful to calculate results. If you do not want to show the calculated value of a property, click in the upper-right corner of Organizer to open the Settings and set the In sum row show option to - . Reload the Object Browser view.

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