user coordinate system

Last updated March 23, 2020 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

user coordinate system

user coordinate system

UCS

local coordinate system defined by the user and used in a drawing view

User coordinate systemlocal coordinate system defined by the user and used in a drawing view

User coordinate system makes it easier to place drawing objects, because the user can place the drawing objects relative to a user-defined point of origin, or a base point in the drawing view.

Tekla Structures displays the user coordinate system symbol in the current drawing view when the user creates, copies, moves, or modifies drawing objects.

makes it easier to place drawing objects, because the user can place the drawing objects relative to a user-defined point of origin, or a base point in the drawing viewview that includes selected model objects or an area in the model, that is represented in a drawing

A drawing view is a container for model and drawing objects.

A drawing can include several drawing views, which usually are two-dimensional views, plane views, to the model.

Examples of drawing views in Tekla Structures include main views, section views, single-part views, and 3D views.

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Tekla Structures displays the user coordinate system symbol in the current drawing view when the user creates, copies, moves, or modifies drawing objects.

Diagram: Coordinate systems


This is a term definition from Tekla Structures Glossary.

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