Role settings - role_<role>.ini

Added May 4, 2021 by Tekla User Assistance

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Role settings - role_<role>.ini

Role settings - role_<role>.ini

The role_<role>.ini files contain all 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.

that have typical role-specific settings. The file is read from the environment folder ..\ProgramData\Trimble\Tekla Structures\<version>\environments\. The exact location may vary depending on the environment.


Do not modify the role_<role>.ini file. If you need to modify some settings, copy the needed advanced options from this file to your user.ini file and modify the settings there, or modify the settings in the Advanced Options dialog box.

The role_<role>.ini file contains advanced options that are set according to typical role requirements in your local area. These settings are different from your environment settings in env_<environment name>.ini. The global default environmentTekla Structures environment that contains basic example settings that are not related to any standards specific to a country or a region

settings file env_global_default.ini contains a complete listing of advanced options. The advanced option settings in role_<role>.ini override the ones in env_<environment>.ini

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