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Release Notes - Tekla Structures 2017

Defect number Development area Description
129266 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, chamfers are now correctly changed when modified.

129103 Concrete components

In Meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.

Bars
, the direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

arrow symbol now correctly follows the bar direction. Previously, when you modified the bar direction by dragging the arrow symbol handles, only the bar direction changed, but the arrow symbol returned to its original position.

129068 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, when stringers are not created, the options for defining the stringers are now dimmed.

128824 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, the default stringer material is now Concrete_Undefined.

128788 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, it is now possible to set the bending of the reinforcement on the Bar E tab.

128786 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, there is now a new bar H geometry option on the Bar H tab.

128785 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, it is now possible to set the shape of the top reinforcement on the Bar D tab.

128646 Concrete components

In Border rebar (92) and Border rebar for single edge (93), when you do not define the rebar part prefix in the Serie option on the Advanced tab, the prefix is now empty in the rebar properties.

128569 Concrete components

In Beam reinforcement (63), Bar end cover now works correctly for beams that have an L-profile.

128548 Concrete components

In Wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

panel reinforcement
, all reinforcing bars are now correctly attached to the cast unit.

128524 Concrete components

In Meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.

bars by area
, bars are again created only to the area defined by the polygon input.

128523 Concrete components

In Meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.

bars by area
, when modifying the polygon area around cuts, the bars are again cut correctly.

128498 Concrete components

In Embedded anchors (8), the bending radius of rebar A and rebar B now works correctly.

128407 Concrete components

In Rectangular column reinforcement (83), intermediate links do not clash with side bars anymore.

128400 Concrete components

In Concrete stairs (65), modifying the step inner chamfer radius now works correctly.

128095 Concrete components

Hollowcore reinforcement strands (60) does not crash anymore when used as a subcomponent in Floor layout which is edited using direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

.

128069 Concrete components

In Concrete beam-beam (112), the Parameters tab now has an option for perpendicular cuts on the underside of the beam.

128068 Concrete components

In Concrete console (110), the angle cut is now correct when the beam is created using offsets.

128067 Concrete components

In Concrete console (110), when defining on the Picture tab how the shape of the secondary beam is modified, you can now select to cut the column perpendicular to the secondary beam.

127941 Concrete components

In Pad footingfooting that supports a single point of contact

Pad footing usually supports one column.

reinforcement (77)
, the rebar length is now correct when creating straight rebars.

127879 Concrete components

In Stub connection (119), it is now possible to define the top and bottom offset of the top and bottom plates.

126882 Concrete components

In Sloping slabplate that represents a concrete structure

In Tekla Structures, a slab is created by picking three or more points.

Slab may be part of a floor, for example.

drainage
, you can now set the Cast unit typeproperty of a concrete part in a cast unit that defines if the structure type of the part is precast or cast in place

to either Cast in place or Precast.

126769 Concrete components

In Electric box in wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

(84)
, the top and bottom connection edge offsets are now used correctly in all situations.

126663 Concrete components

In Anchor (10), the ID of the connection plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

is not changed anymore when the connection is modified.

123031 Concrete components

Electric box in wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

(84)
now applies direction and rotation of custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts correctly. Previously, the custom component for the bottom connection was not correctly created, and when a custom component was created at a bend, then both (top and bottom) connections were created incorrectly.

122145 Concrete components

Wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

to wall connection
has been changed to work correctly when the wall is shorter than 4 times the thickness.

120780 Concrete components

In Holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

generation (32)
, modifying the component by adding roundings to hole corners now works correctly.

120053 Concrete components

In Rectangular column reinforcement (83), you can now create stirrups as a spiral group.

119699 Concrete components

In Concrete stairs (65), there was previously a solid error when the bottom stair length was smaller than 41 mm. This has now been fixed.

114418 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
, you can now define an additional step chamfer on the Parts tab.

114030 Concrete components

In Floor layout, the new Default offsets tab contains the default offsets for each layer. These default offsets will be used whenever a specific value is not given for the edge.

9384 Concrete components

In Corbelconcrete part representing a structure that projects from the face of a concrete part and that serves as a support for an overhanging part and connects the parts

connection (14)
, Seating with dowel (75), Two sided seating with dowel (76), Seating with dowel to flange (77), and Two sided seating with dowel to flange (78), you can now choose to create the dowel as a reinforcement bar, poly-profile, or custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

part.

In Two sided seating with dowel (76), the Right dowel settings are now dimmed correctly on the Dowel tab.

129026 Steel components

Battering connection (13) now works reliably with L profiles.

129024 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1004)
, the leveling plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

diameter no longer affects the position of cast plates.

128943 Steel components

In U.S. Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1047)
, the vertical offset for bolts now works correctly.

128846 Steel components

Rail connection (70) now works correctly after using the Copy special - Rotate and Copy special - Mirror commands.

128780 Steel components

In Hss Brace special (66), the gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

is now correctly created in all situations.

128659 Steel components

In Tube crossing (22), chamfered connection plates are now correctly positioned in all situations.

127901 Steel components

In Splice type 1 (56), the bolts now have a default tolerancepermissible amount by which the dimensions of a structure may vary from the work size specified

Tolerance is usually stated as a plus or minus dimension.

The term ’tolerance’ is used in its general sense in Tekla Structures.

In a model the term ’tolerance’ should not be used to refer to a gap.

of 2.0 mm in the UK environment.

127531 Steel components

In Create holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

around part (92)
, it is now possible to create exact holes around circular sections.

127486 Steel components

In Stiffened end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(27)
and Partial stiff end plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(65
), it is now possible to set the far side stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

as full depth.

127485 Steel components

In Stiffened end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(27)
and Partial stiff end plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(65)
, it is now possible to create the bottom stiffeners as one plate.

127120 Steel components

In Full depth (184) and Full depth S (185), some cuts were previously not created correctly. This has now been fixed.

126565 Steel components

In Bent shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(48)
, you can now set the bolt standard for secondary bolts on the Bolts tab.

126199 Steel components

In Shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

simple (146)
, the correct number of bolts is now created when using plate washers.

126105 Steel components

Stub (133) now works when the height of the secondary beam is greater than 1500 mm.

126038 Steel components

In Eaves haunchcomponent object that represents a wedge-like structure that strengthens a beam at its end

(102)
, weld number 6 is now positioned correctly.

126018 Steel components

In Std bracing connection (67), creating a default plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

for one or two secondary beams now works better than before. When using one secondary beam, Tekla Structures no longer crashes.

125685 Steel components

In Box column base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1066)
, you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts.

125684 Steel components

In Safety rope hooks (1062), you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts.

125645 Steel components

In Net hooks (1061), you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts.

125640 Steel components

In Lifting alignment pieces (1031), you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts.

125517 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1004)
, the plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

, leveling plate and shimcomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

plates are now positioned correctly as defined. Also, bolts, anchor rods and custom components are now positioned correctly.

125514 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1042)
, weld number 2 is now created correctly in all situations.

125302 Steel components

Stairs (S71), Wooden steps pan (S72), Polybeampart of a certain shape that is created as a continuous chain of beams passing through points that the user picks

The segments of the polybeam are straight, but segment intersections can be curved. For example, a beam that follows a zigzag line is a polybeam.

pan (S73)
and Z pan (S74) now create stairs correctly when the work planeplane that the user has chosen in a model and that is currently active for working on in a model view

Newly created, copied, or moved model objects comply with the work plane. For example, shifting the work plane to follow a sloped plane makes it easier to model sloped structures.

is changed.

125070 Steel components

In Column splice (132), the web and flange bolts are now created with the bolt standard set in the component properties dialog box.

124622 Steel components

In Circular base plates (1052), you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts as anchor rods.

124170 Steel components

In Seating cap (37), it is now possible to define the material and name for Prim end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

and Washer plates on the Parts tab.

124094 Steel components

In Z pan (S74), a correct number of nose plates is now created in the correct position. The welding on the steps is now also correctly created.

123424 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1042)
, you can now use custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

parts for anchor rods.

123346 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1004)
, you can now set the classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

information for each plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

on the Parts tab.

123272 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, the assembly of the bolted parts is now in the correct order.

123195 Steel components

In Standard gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(1065)
, you can now enter multiple values for bolt spacing, and define the top and bottom edge distance for bolts. 

123193 Steel components

In Tube gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(20)
, the middle end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

is now positioned correctly with the correct thickness defined in the component dialog box. Welds are now also created correctly for the middle end plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

.

122802 Steel components

In Spiral stair (S68), the number of turns is now correct with both the clockwise and counter clockwise setting. The positions of inner toe profiles are now also correct with the clockwise setting.

122435 Steel components

In Web stiffened base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1016)
, setting the shear keycomponent object that represents a short steel part welded to the bottom of a base plate

offset no longer affects the position of horizontal stiffeners.

120667 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, the bolts on the clip angles are no longer missing.

120664 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(117)
, the correct number of bolts is now created.

120542 Steel components

In Stair base detail (1043), you can now set on the Sbolts tab in which parts the slotted holes are created.

120389 Steel components

In Railings (S77), the Other rail to stanchion fittingadjustment of a part end

option on the Parameters tab now has a new value, Fit to stanchion.

119951 Steel components

In Shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

simple (146)
, the plate washer width and top flange cutback are now applied correctly as defined in the component properties.

119535 Steel components

In Bolted gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(11)
, it is now possible to define the finish property for a rectangular plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

.

119357 Steel components

Previously, when you defined stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

positions on the Stiffeners tab in U.S. Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

connection (71)
, and entered a space after a position, Tekla Structures stopped working. This does not happen anymore.

119336 Steel components

In Splice connection (77), the top external flange platecomponent object that represents a plate that connects the flanges of a beam to a column

Flange plates are used in moment connections, for example.

is now created in the correct position when the main beam is made of plates.

118049 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), the shear tabcomponent object that represents a plate welded to the component main part and bolted to the web of the component secondary part

is now cut parallel to the main beam web as set in the beam web cut option.

117890 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1053)
, you can now set the part name of the plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

in the Name box on the Parts tab.

117705 Steel components

In Two sided end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(142)
, the bolt vertical edge distances now work correctly when using safety connections.

117564 Steel components

In Joist to column, type 1 (161), the stabilizer bolts now go through the column flange and beam bottom flange when the offsets are defined.

117347 Steel components

In Stiffened shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(17)
, the shear tabcomponent object that represents a plate welded to the component main part and bolted to the web of the component secondary part

is now created correctly, and the shim platecomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

is created when defined. The bolt spacing for the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

(1) Secondary part can be an assembly secondary part or a cast unit secondary part.

(2) input part that the user selects after selecting the component main part when creating a component

(2) A component can have none, one or more component secondary parts.

now also works correctly.

116847 Steel components

In Two sided end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(142)
, the safety connections now work correctly when end plates are extended above or below the secondary parts flanges.

116561 Steel components

In Column with stiffeners W (182), weld number 7 is now positioned correctly for the bottom NS stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

.

116356 Steel components

In Bolted gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(11)
, it is now possible to create a chamfer on a gusset when using twin profiles.

116146 Steel components

In Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1004)
, you can now use custom components for anchor rods.

116009 Steel components

In Stiffened base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1014)
, weld number 4 is now created in the correct position.

115761 Steel components

In Column with shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(131)
, the shear tabcomponent object that represents a plate welded to the component main part and bolted to the web of the component secondary part

is now parallel to the beam web, and there is no gapany space between two objects

The term ’gap’ is used in its general sense in Tekla Structures.

between the stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

and the column web.

115542 Steel components

In New notch (49), the positions and sizes of the web and flange chamfers are now correct.

115103 Steel components

In Gusseted cross (62), it is now possible to define slotted holes for the gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

bolt connection and for bracing connections. For bracing connections, it is possible to define slotted holes separately for the connection plates and L profiles.

115062 Steel components

In Shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

simple (146)
, the angle box profile is now created using the material defined on the Angle box tab.

114631 Steel components

In Cast-in plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(1069)
, the bolts now work correctly with plate washers. Also, it is now possible to set slotted holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

options when using plate washers.

114591 Steel components

In Column with stiffeners W (182), you can now define the gapany space between two objects

The term ’gap’ is used in its general sense in Tekla Structures.

between the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

(1) Secondary part can be an assembly secondary part or a cast unit secondary part.

(2) input part that the user selects after selecting the component main part when creating a component

(2) A component can have none, one or more component secondary parts.

web and the shear tabcomponent object that represents a plate welded to the component main part and bolted to the web of the component secondary part

on the Plates tab.

114538 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, the bolts are now correctly rotated on the angle box.

114385 Steel components

In Hollow brace wraparound gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(59)
, the brace connection plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

is now positioned correctly when using a chamfered brace connection plate. The chamfers are now created correctly in the brace connection plate. The boxes for chamfer values are now unavailable when chamfers cannot be created in the brace connection plate.

113536 Steel components

In Tower member macrosaved series of actions that includes instructions for a program

Macros are located in the applications and components catalog. They are recorded or created manually and stored as .cs file in a folder defined with the advanced option XS_MACRO_DIRECTORY.

Macros can, for example, be used for creating drawings or reports.

Macros are sometimes used to run an application.

(S63)
, imperial units are now shown correctly in the component properties dialog box.

111879 Steel components

In Joist to beam, type 1 (160), the clearanceset distance between objects

In bolted connections, clearance is required for entering and tightening the bolts with an impact wrench. In addition to this, there may be a clearance for a fillet.

In welded connections, clearances are required in order to allow a welder to lay a correct weld.

Reinforcing bar clearance defines the minimum clearance or the allowed overlap for reinforcing bars when they are checked against other objects.

between the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

and secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

(1) Secondary part can be an assembly secondary part or a cast unit secondary part.

(2) input part that the user selects after selecting the component main part when creating a component

(2) A component can have none, one or more component secondary parts.

's bottom chord now works correctly when the secondary part is sloped or skewed.

111871 Steel components

In Joist to beam, type 1 (160), it is now possible to create a bearing plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

.

111364 Steel components

In Spiral stair (S68), the highest step is now in the correct position, and the step outer radius is used in all cases.

111167 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, the Same bolt length for all option now works correctly. In Clip angle (141) and Two sided clip angle (143), the default attachment type option on the Bolts tab now matches the result in the model.

110297 Steel components

In End platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(144)
, holes are now created correctly with thick shimcomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

plates. Previously, if the thickness of the shim platecomponent object that represents a plate that is used for filling clearances and gaps on the construction site

was 40 or over, the holes were not created correctly.

109762 Steel components

In Joining plates (14), Cranked beam (41), U.S. Base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

connection (71)
, Column with shear plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(131)
, End platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(144)
, Shear plate simple (146), Bolted gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(196)
, Base plate (1042) and U.S. Base plate (1047), staggered bolt types are no longer mixed.

108594 Steel components

In Cast-in plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(1069)
, deleting of bolts now works in all situations.

106280 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, it is now possible to define if the plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

washers are placed symmetrically or asymmetrically.

104719 Steel components

In Splice connection (77), it is now possible to create external flange spacer plates when the rotation of beams is set to Top or Below in beam properties.

103741 Steel components

In Welded to top flange (147), the finish property of the opposite we stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

is now used correctly.

102321 Steel components

In Seating (39), the welds are now in the correct positions when column and beam webs are perpendicular to each other.

99097 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), the cuts are now created correctly.

94922 Steel components

In Stringer to channel (127), the option to set the angle position on the Parameters tab now works correctly.

94158 Steel components

In Two sided clip anglecomponent object that represents a right angle that is made of a standard L-shaped profile and that connects parts

(143)
, the vertical offset to the first bolt is now correctly calculated when the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

is sloped.

92638 Steel components

In Stiffened base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1014)
, the stiffeners are now created with the correct chamfer dimensions.

89988 Steel components

Stanchion double plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

(87)
now works reliably with an L profile as the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

.

89811 Steel components

In Splice plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

2 (62)
, it is now possible to control the main web bolts on the Primary web bolts tab and the secondary web bolts on the Secondary web bolts tab. Flange bolts can be controlled on the Primary flange bolts tab and on the Secondary flange bolts tab. You can separately define the settings for the bolt structure, slotted holes and extra length.

88049 Steel components

In Box column base platecomponent object that represents a plate welded to a column base

Base plates are used to distribute the concentrated load of the column over a wider area.

(1066)
, the bolt edge distance now works correctly.

87896 Steel components

In Two sided end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

- Cfl (112)
, it is now possible to define the material and the name separately for the end plates and the compensating plates.

86414 Steel components

In 2L splice (152), the slotted holes for the secondary bolts are now positioned correctly.

85710 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), some cuts were previously not created correctly. This has now been fixed.

82730 Steel components

In Haunchcomponent object that represents a wedge-like structure that strengthens a beam at its end

(40)
, weld number 6 is now in the correct position when the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

(1) Secondary part can be an assembly secondary part or a cast unit secondary part.

(2) input part that the user selects after selecting the component main part when creating a component

(2) A component can have none, one or more component secondary parts.

is skewed, and the haunch is made from a profile.

79882 Steel components

In Welded to top flange (147), the positions of the top and the bottom weld backing bars are now correct.

79750 Steel components

In Welded gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(10)
, Bolted gusset (11) and Tube gusset (20), stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

prefixes and materials now work correctly as defined in the connection properties.

79748 Steel components

In Welded gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

(10)
, stiffenercomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam or column

Stiffeners are usually plates.

Stiffeners are used to prevent web buckling at supports or concentrated loads.

height now works correctly as defined in the connection properties.

66135 Steel components

In Splice connection (77), it is now possible to control the slotted holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

options separately for main and secondary web bolts, and also main and secondary flange bolts.

129562 Organizer

In Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, the CLASSpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

_ATTR
 property now works correctly.

129431 Organizer

In Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, one of the commands to view the categories in Object Browsertool in the Organizer used to inquire, view, and report model information based on selected model objects

is now always selected.

Previously, you could deactivate the selected command by clicking it so that none of the commands was selected.

129367 Organizer

In Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, the Color set button now works correctly and visualizes the Object Browsertool in the Organizer used to inquire, view, and report model information based on selected model objects

groups using the color set defined in the 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.

.

127954 Organizer

In Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, when you had a category with a filter that referred to a Project category to use the Project category content, and you changed the object content of the Project category, only the second Organizer synchronization updated the object content of the category using the filter. This has now been fixed.

127196 Organizer

In Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, the latest object propertiesproperties associated with an object type

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

are now by default updated to Object Browsertool in the Organizer used to inquire, view, and report model information based on selected model objects

for the export to Excel. The Update object properties from model option in the Export data to Excel dialog box is by default selected.

126694 Organizer

Previously, small inaccuracies in the coordinates of the gridmodeling aid that represents a three-dimensional complex of horizontal and vertical planes

In Tekla Structures, grids are used as an aid in locating objects in a model. The grid is shown on the view plane by dash-and-dot lines. It is also possible to show grids and grid line labels in drawings, and to modify grid properties in the drawings.

It is possible to have more than one grid in a model. For example, a large-scale grid for the entire structure, and smaller grids for some detailed sections.

could cause Organizertool for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

The Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

not to open. This has now been fixed.

127840 Task Manager

In Task managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

The task manager can be used to create, save, and manage tasks that are used to create a schedule.

Model objects can be added to the tasks. Organizer categories can be used to select the model objects that will be added to the tasks.

, the subtasks of the selected tasks are now automatically locked if you lockto prevent unwanted action in a model or a drawing

It is possible to lock model objects, reference models, and drawings, for example.

the selected tasks. Previously, only the selected tasks were locked.

127469 Task Manager

When copying tasks without objects in Task managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

The task manager can be used to create, save, and manage tasks that are used to create a schedule.

Model objects can be added to the tasks. Organizer categories can be used to select the model objects that will be added to the tasks.

, the value in the Quantity column in the Task manager table is now correctly shown as 0,0.

126658 Task Manager

In Task managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

The task manager can be used to create, save, and manage tasks that are used to create a schedule.

Model objects can be added to the tasks. Organizer categories can be used to select the model objects that will be added to the tasks.

, when you click   to calculate the planned dates for the objects in the taskin the task manager, a representation of a piece of work that needs to be carried out in order to complete a project

, the subtasks of the selected task are also updated.

47046 Task Manager

In Task managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

The task manager can be used to create, save, and manage tasks that are used to create a schedule.

Model objects can be added to the tasks. Organizer categories can be used to select the model objects that will be added to the tasks.

, it was previously possible to delete tasks that were locked. This has now changed. Locked tasks cannot be deleted.

TTSD-3202 Import, export, interoperability

Work planeplane that the user has chosen in a model and that is currently active for working on in a model view

Newly created, copied, or moved model objects comply with the work plane. For example, shifting the work plane to follow a sloped plane makes it easier to model sloped structures.

symbol in view moved to default location in the view after importing a reference modelmodel which the designer can use as an aid when building another model

A reference model is created in Tekla Structures or in other software and can be inserted to Tekla Structures. The reference model appears together with the model but it is not modified by Tekla Structures. The user can snap to reference model points.

For example, an architectural model, a plant design model, or a heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) model can be a reference model.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-3193 Import, export, interoperability

You can now export multiple shapes from the Shape Catalogcatalog that displays a list of predefined item shapes

The shapes are modeled using software other than Tekla Structures, for example SketchUp.

at one go. Previously, you could only export one shape at a time.

In the Shape Cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

dialog box, use Ctrl or Shift to select multiple shapes, and then click Export.
Tekla Structures saves the shapes in the selected destination folder as .tsc files. Tekla Structures creates a separate file for each shape using the shape name as the file name.

TTSD-1921 Import, export, interoperability

You can now import SketchUp 2017 files to the Shape Catalogcatalog that displays a list of predefined item shapes

The shapes are modeled using software other than Tekla Structures, for example SketchUp.

.

129814 Import, export, interoperability

Export EliPlan (68) now also works when you use the Polish Tekla Structures interface.

129143 Import, export, interoperability

In the BVBS export, the total number of bars is now correct also when using the option Reinforcement of selected cast units and selecting multiple parts of a multi-part cast unit. Note that the total counts were correct if the cast unit only contained one part or the Select assemblies selection switch was used.

128303 Import, export, interoperability

Standard U profiles with sloped flanges are now recognized in IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

IFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion.

128143 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

IFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

parts with L-shaped arbitrary profile are now correctly positioned after conversion even if their initial profile was defined in a rotated position.

127249 Import, export, interoperability

Pop-marks for plates with holes were created incorrectly in NC files. This has now been fixed.

125780 Import, export, interoperability

In BVBS export, the format of the exported files was not fully compatible with the BVBS convention in exported round or curved rebar groups.

124792 Import, export, interoperability

When you exported a plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

with attached parts and bolt groups, the first bolt groupgroup of bolts that forms a connecting building object between an assembly main part and secondary parts

The number of bolts in a bolt group depends on the bolt group shape and the values of bolt distances.

was offset incorrectly. This has now been fixed.

124648 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

IFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

beams with arbitrary profiles were sometimes converted to incorrect position if the profile had been recognized as parametric. This has now been fixed.

123739 Import, export, interoperability

When you modified dimension or dimension set properties, you sometimes got a warning message about negative plate side markuser-created symbol that indicates whether a dimension point is to the face or center of a part

Plate side mark can be found on the dimension extension line.

size, even though the plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

side marks were not enabled. This does not happen anymore.

123169 Import, export, interoperability

Importing some .dwg files in drawings caused an application error. This has now been fixed.

123147 Import, export, interoperability

When you selected the option Both side holes as the Pop-mark location, some pop-marks were missing. This has now been fixed.

129962 Templates and reports

Classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

is now shown in the part inquiry report. The TS_Report_Inquire_Part.rpt has been updated to include Class.

129303 Templates and reports

The rebar custom presentation (CUSTOM.REBAR_SHAPE_COUPLERS) has been changed so that now it is possible to give both the symbol filefile that contains symbols

The symbol file in use can be changed in the symbol files dialog box.

name and symbol number in the configuration file RebarCoupler.Symbols.dat. If the symbol file name is not given, the default file (CouplerSymbols.sym) will be used.

See more details in sample files included in the environments.

127609 Templates and reports

The attribute HOLEsmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objects

Hole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties.

.DIAMETER
now works correctly in mark templates.

125984 Templates and reports

Bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

dimensions in the Inquire dialog box and templates in drawings were showing three dimensional measures instead of unfolding dimensions. This has now been fixed.

124653 Templates and reports

In Template Editortool in Tekla Structures used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports

, when you inserted a picture that was bigger than the height of the component, then Template Editor crashed. This has now been fixed.

124308 Templates and reports

You can now set the site bolts to supporting member in reports and KSS by setting the new user-specific advanced option XS_REPORT_BOLTS_WITH_SUPPORTING_MEMBER to TRUE in Settings > 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.

> Templates and Symbols
. The default value is FALSE.

100026 Templates and reports

When you define GetValue("PHASE") in Template Editortool in Tekla Structures used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports

, you now get the phase of the rebar instead of the cast unit part phase.

TTSD-2832 Drawings

Changing the filter in drawings could cause an application error. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-2830 Drawings

The check box for Maximum distance in the Mark placing dialog box now works correctly.

TTSD-1804 Drawings

Performance of opening 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.

property dialog box has been improved. Now opening the dialog takes roughly around 35% less time.

TTSD-1510 Drawings

In drawings, in certain situations, hidden lines were drawn incorrectly for objects behind non-solid items.

TTSD-1467 Drawings

In dimensioning type Integrated dimensions, re-dimensioning a view in an unfolded drawing would lead to incorrect dimensions unrelated to the unfolded shape.
This now produces the same dimensions as when creating an unfolded drawing.

TTSD-1409 Drawings

In bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

unfolding drawings, when a bending line is skewed, both ends of the bending line are dimensioned on both X and Y axis, in order to get all the needed dimensions.

129489 Drawings

Tekla Structures could sometimes crash when you exited the drawing modemode that is used for editing the appearance and content of drawings

Tekla Structures switches to the drawing mode when the user opens any drawing.

. This has now been fixed.

129087 Drawings

Leaving the advanced option  XS_POUR_BREAK_SYMBOL field empty could sometimes cause an application error. This has now been fixed.

128818 Drawings

Duplicate grids could leak to the drawing database, causing performance issues. This has now been fixed.

128680 Drawings

Advanced gridmodeling aid that represents a three-dimensional complex of horizontal and vertical planes

In Tekla Structures, grids are used as an aid in locating objects in a model. The grid is shown on the view plane by dash-and-dot lines. It is also possible to show grids and grid line labels in drawings, and to modify grid properties in the drawings.

It is possible to have more than one grid in a model. For example, a large-scale grid for the entire structure, and smaller grids for some detailed sections.

labels are now shown correctly on all sides of the grid.

128624 Drawings

Rich text file (.rtf) texts now support line spacing and spacing after paragraph.

128358 Drawings

Multidrawingdrawing that gathers together several drawings on one sheet

The individual drawings in a multidrawing may be of any drawing type.

views no longer overlap with templates.

128234 Drawings

Merged weld marks could cause an application error when you used free placement. This has now been fixed.

128185 Drawings

Dual dimensios are now placed correctly on automatically created dimension lines when adding or removing dimension points.

127835 Drawings

Sometimes reference models caused a big drawing view framesolid frame around all the contents of a drawing view

Drawing view frame can be used when modifying properties of a single drawing view. Drawing views can be dragged using the drawing view frame.

. This has now been fixed.

127774 Drawings

When you combine more than one set of lines with the Combine command, lines no longer disappear.

127723 Drawings

Marks containing templates were not working correctly in multidrawings. This has now been fixed.

127470 Drawings

An object can no longer be combined to itself.

127461 Drawings

The Combine command no longer creates arc symbols in polygons.

127393 Drawings

Rebar marks for rebar meshes that use the Outline presentation option were not always placed correctly. This has now been fixed.

127381 Drawings

Reinforcement markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a reinforcement

rotation value was not applied if you changed it on the view level. This has now been fixed.

127373 Drawings

Hatches are now drawn more accurately.

127337 Drawings

Keyboard shortcuts Space (end a command) and Backspace (undo the latest pick) are now working when you are creating a polygon or a polyline in a drawing.

127318 Drawings

Surface treatmentbuilding object that represents finishing of a part

Surface treatment for concrete parts includes flat finishes, surface mixes, and tiles.

Surface finishes for steel parts include fire-proofing and unpainted areas.

was not shown correctly in drawing section views. This has now been fixed.

127296 Drawings

The Save button now works in the Drawing export layers dialog box.

127236 Drawings

A part of the weld markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a weld

content was duplicated when the mark was on the left side and the advanced option XS_AISC_WELD_MARK was set to TRUE. This has now been fixed.

127223 Drawings

Leader lineline that connects an annotation object to the related object or point

for merged reinforcement marks is now kept in the correct location.

127018 Drawings

If you had both vertical and horizontal bends, some of the bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

bending line dimensions pointed to shifted bending line point instead of the base pointpoint in a model that is used to define a point and north direction (y axis) in another coordinate system

A project can have several base points but only one of them can be the project base point that sets the model origin.

Base points allow the use of another coordinate system needed for interoperability and collaboration. Base points can also be used in drawings, and in reports and templates.

. The numerical value was correct. This has now been fixed.

127017 Drawings

Unfolding bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

dimensions for horizontal bends were not created at all, or were created on horizontal dimensions. Now this has been fixed and horizontal bend information is shown in vertical dimensions.

127009 Drawings

Hidden line removal for reference models in drawings was not always working if the reference modelmodel which the designer can use as an aid when building another model

A reference model is created in Tekla Structures or in other software and can be inserted to Tekla Structures. The reference model appears together with the model but it is not modified by Tekla Structures. The user can snap to reference model points.

For example, an architectural model, a plant design model, or a heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) model can be a reference model.

was not visible on the modeling side. This has now been fixed.

126988 Drawings

When the Dimension to setting is set to create all dimensions, custom components are now dimensioned correctly to component input points, when the Component objects setting is set to By reference pointpoint that Tekla Structures creates when the user creates a model object, the point being visualized as a handle

The reference points follow the model object if it is moved. They are only deleted if the related model object is deleted.

Reference points can be selected as snap points.

.

126705 Drawings

Modifying Section markuser-created symbol that includes a set of mark elements, identifies a section, and is displayed in the source view

properties on drawing level in single part drawings is now working properly.

126636 Drawings

When you tried to export a drawing into a DWG file, a warning message appeared. This has now been fixed.

125869 Drawings

When the advanced option XS_ROTATE_CUT_VIEWS is set to BY_SYMBOL_MAIN_VIEW or you create drawings using column as the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

(1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

(2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

(2) Connections and details always have a component main part.

, drawing update was removing all dimensions from section views.  In cloning, the section views did not get any dimensions. This has now been fixed.

125834 Drawings

In some models, rebars created by using the RebarMeshViewCreator application were missing from drawings. This has now been fixed.

125542 Drawings

The associative noteassociative annotation object that can include any additional information about the building object it is attached to

One building object can have several associative notes.

change symbols are again rotated correctly.

125360 Drawings

The hatch parameter Automatic is now correctly read from the .htc schema files.

125113 Drawings

In the Print drawings dialog box, the paper size now appears immediately when you have loaded a settings file.

124904 Drawings

Cover-up lines are now shown better in printouts.

124827 Drawings

Outlines of graphical objects in drawings, such as circles and polygons, are now shown better when plotted.

124802 Drawings

Reinforced concrete(1) concrete structure which contains reinforcement designed on the assumption that the concrete and reinforcement act together in resisting forces

(1) Reinforcement in reinforced concrete is usually steel bars, wires, or welded wire fabric. It may also be structural fiber of some other material.

(1) In Tekla Structures, reinforced concrete is modeled with reinforcement objects.

(2) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

stair (95)
: The cast-unit drawings are now oriented correctly.

124791 Drawings

Objects that are filtered out are no longer dimensioned when you create a drawing using dimensioning type Integrated dimensioning.

124242 Drawings

Dimension tags were not shown in rebar dimensions that were automatically created in a cast unit drawingdrawing that displays information on concrete parts, including reinforcement, cast-in embeds, edge chamfers, and insulation, in a cast unit

Cast unit drawings are generally used either at the element factory or at the construction site.

. This has now been fixed.

124232 Drawings

Saving a drawing in multi-user modemode in which several users can work on the same model using their own working models

no longer closes all property dialog boxes.

123647 Drawings

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.

properties dialog box, modifications to the currently open panel were lost whenever a new panel was selected for the first time from the options tree. This has now been fixed.

122217 Drawings

Dimension text is now always shown on top of the dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension points

Separate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line.

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120475 Drawings

When you use dimensioning type Shape dimensions, dimensions are now placed to the free side of an object. Previously, they were always placed to the nearest side, which in some cases resulted dimension lines crossing the object itself.
Here is an example of the shape dimensions before the fix:

Here is an example of the shape dimensions after the fix:

118352 Drawings

When using dimensioning types Filter dimensions or Shape dimensions, the dimension extension lines are now extended correctly to the dimension pointpoint that Tekla Structures or the user has used for dimensioning

. Previously, the lines were sometimes too short.

117864 Drawings

The dimension middle tag now shows all groups that the dimension points to. A hidden advanced option XS_DIMENSION_MARK_CREATE_MIDDLE_TAG_ALWAYS will switch this off if it is set to FALSE.

117834 Drawings

Reinforcement was not shown  right away in assembly drawings, but only after modifying the view. This has now been fixed.

115636 Drawings

When you use view-level dimensioning and dimensioning type Integrated dimensions, the dimension properties for angle dimensions are now also applied to automatically created radius dimensions.

111043 Drawings

Drawing views were not always showing rebars outside the concrete completely. This has now been fixed.

108301 Drawings

When bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

or polybeampart of a certain shape that is created as a continuous chain of beams passing through points that the user picks

The segments of the polybeam are straight, but segment intersections can be curved. For example, a beam that follows a zigzag line is a polybeam.

dimension parameters were changed through the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

The term mini toolbar is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

, the bending angle and radius texts disappeared. This has now been fixed.

78947 Drawings

Previously, if the hook of a rebar was only included in 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.

extrema, it was not visible. This has now been fixed.

50017 Drawings

You can now change the location of radial dimensions .

42678 Drawings

When you rotated a 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.

that contained detail marks, everything else in the view was rotated, but the detail marks stayed in their original position. This has now been fixed.

129289 Tekla Model Sharing

Tekla Structures is now restarted with the correct settings when joining a shared modelmodel used for collaboration over the Tekla Model Sharing service

With a shared model, each user works with their own model and the changes are shared through Tekla Model Sharing. A shared model requires the use of a single-user model. The same model cannot be a shared model and a multi-user model.

as a Project viewer.

128343 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, sharing file exclusion settings incorrectly allowed files in \datastorage\sessionfiles to be shared. This has now been fixed.

128066 Tekla Model Sharing

In Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

, read in changes were not shown if there were user-defined attributes with duplicate names in the model. This has now been fixed.

127962 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, setting numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

to Check for standard parts with any other option than Compare to old caused inconsistent numbering data that resulted in incorrect refreshes during model sharing. This has now been fixed. Parts that match standard parts now function as if set to Compare to old.

127735 Tekla Model Sharing

In Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

, the standard-part models are now shared correctly. Previously, read in blocked the .db1 file of the standard-part modelmodel that contains standard parts and that is only used for defining part prefixes when numbering parts in the current model

in the model folderfolder that is used for storing files associated with a model

Tekla Structures stores all files associated with a model in a folder it creates with the same name as the model database (.db1).

In multi-user mode all users access the same model folder.

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127687 Tekla Model Sharing

All sharing scenarios with sketched profiles are handled now, whether remote or local change of the profile definition.
Cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

profile changes (shared through .lis files) are also handled in read in.

114895 Tekla Model Sharing

Deponded reinforcement strands are now shared correctly in Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

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129889 Reinforcement

The AutomaticSplicingTool cannot be used for splitting and splicing rebars sets.

129076 Reinforcement

Rebar groups with only one bar were not always working correctly. This has now been fixed.

113599 Reinforcement

Previously it was not possible to create single deflected strands using the Rebar > Strandreinforcement that represents a group of wires spun together

pattern
command. This has now been fixed.

55592 Reinforcement

When you select the reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.

usage, main bar/tie or stirrup, in the Select reinforcing bar dialog box, the hook properties are now updated correctly in the Reinforcing bar properties dialog box also in the case only the length value is different.

TTSD-3225 Modeling

In previous versions, when you created a 3D viewview that displays objects three-dimensionally

of multiple assemblies, the view was empty. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-1886 Modeling

The Copy properties command on the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

The term mini toolbar is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

now works correctly also with bent plates.

TTSD-1829 Modeling

In previous versions, the selection of direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

arrowheads was sometimes difficult. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-1365 Modeling

When you created a mirrored copy of a bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

and then exploded it, the parts might be moved to incorrect places. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-1214 Modeling

XS_DISPLAY_FILLET_EDGES is now available in 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.

dialog box under the Model Viewview that is represented in the modeling mode

Model view is available also in the drawing mode and it is represented in its own window.

category. Use this user-specific advanced option to show or hide fillet edges in model views. Reopen the model to activate a new value.

TTSD-1151 Modeling

If you created a bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

by using a part that also belonged to a component, the bent plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

might break when the component was modified. This has now been fixed. In cases like this, the resulting bent plate no longer belongs to the component and it gets a different identifier.

128988 Modeling

It is again possible to have contour plates which have a smaller than 1.5 mm distance between the corner points.

128324 Modeling

Previously, Tekla Structures stopped working in some cases when importing profiles. This has now been fixed.

128110 Modeling

Previously, Tekla Structures could crash when hovering over a selected part cutcut that is defined by a cutting part

. This has now been fixed.

127994 Modeling

In some rare cases, some failures in connections could cause problems in editing the model. This has now been fixed.

127910 Modeling

In Tekla Structures 2016 and 2016i, it was not possible to snap behind surface treatmentbuilding object that represents finishing of a part

Surface treatment for concrete parts includes flat finishes, surface mixes, and tiles.

Surface finishes for steel parts include fire-proofing and unpainted areas.

whose type was Tile Surface when using the shaded wireframe renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

The rendered model object faces can be transparent or non-transparent

option.

127588 Modeling

Previously, when the radius check box was not selected in the curved beambeam that follows the form of an arc

Steel curved beams can be created by picking three points, where a point between the start point and the end point defines the arc. Both steel and concrete curved beams can be created by adjusting radius in beam properties or by using polybeams.

properties, modifying other part properties made the curved beams straight. This has now been fixed.

127325 Modeling

The tile pattern is now always shown after changing the surface type.

127323 Modeling

Surface treatmentbuilding object that represents finishing of a part

Surface treatment for concrete parts includes flat finishes, surface mixes, and tiles.

Surface finishes for steel parts include fire-proofing and unpainted areas.

color is now correctly shown as selected in the surface treatment properties when changing the surface type.

127292 Modeling

Previously, when bent plates were created, sometimes the lateral points were selected so that they did not produce a straight lateral boundary when unfolded along neutral line. This has now been fixed so that the lateral boundaries of a bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

are always straight when unfolded along neutral line.

127171 Modeling

Previously, you had to use Interrupt to end the Remove from pour unitentity that combines together a pour object and the other building objects that need to be in place before cast-in-place concrete can be poured

The needed building objects can be reinforcement and embeds, for example.

command. This has now been fixed. The command ends once you have used it.

127129 Modeling

Previously, Tekla Structures stopped working when you changed the material of bent plates from steel to concrete. This has now been fixed.

126917 Modeling

Sometimes, modifying a view filterfilter used for defining which objects are displayed in a model view or drawing view

View filter chooses objects according to object properties. The user can filter objects according to their profile or material, for example.

caused a crash if template attributes were added in the filter. This has now been fixed.

126756 Modeling

Previously, a polygon plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate.

that was created by exploding a bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

could be erroneously rotated. This has now been fixed.

126128 Modeling

When objects have been made transparent using the Show only selected + Shift command, clicking the Pour viewview that displays cast-in-place concrete parts merged into pour objects

The cast-in-place concrete parts are merged into one pour object if they have the same material grade and if they touch each other.

button redraws the objects transparently, as it should.

125136 Modeling

Copying and rotating sometimes made a part appear as disappeared from the model, because it was displayed with dashed outlines. This has now been fixed.

122467 Modeling

Autosave now works correctly in the Project viewer configuration.

122450 Modeling

In the model objectobject that is represented in a model

A model object is either created in a model or imported into it.

's shortcut menu, the adaptivityautomatic linking of model objects to another model object

For example, reinforcement and surface treatment automatically adapt to the changes made to the part they are linked with.

setting Fixed, Relative, Default, or Off was not initialized properly if the Select on right-click option was not switched on in File menu > Settings. This has now been fixed.

117882 Modeling

It is now possible to select the subsections of a side face when using the Create bent platepart that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

Curved beams, spiral beams, or deformed parts cannot be used for creating a bent plate.

component object that represents an angle that is bent from a plate and that connects parts

using faces
command. For example:

85423 Modeling

When you clicked the Pick button in the Copy - Linear or Move - Linear dialog box, the values for dX, dY, dZ were restored to the latest saved state. This has now been fixed.

128897 Core

Surface objects are not deleted anymore when repairing the model.

128706 Core

In some rare cases, inquiring the data or creating a single part drawing of a selected polybeampart of a certain shape that is created as a continuous chain of beams passing through points that the user picks

The segments of the polybeam are straight, but segment intersections can be curved. For example, a beam that follows a zigzag line is a polybeam.

caused Tekla Structures 2016i SP1 to crash. This has now been fixed.

127851 Core

Keyboard shortcuts that have been duplicated no longer cause a Tekla Structures application error.

127144 Core

The coordinate symbol is now displayed correctly when using OpenGL renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

The rendered model object faces can be transparent or non-transparent

.

127005 Core

In previous versions, Tekla Structures failed to load attribute files for macros and plug-ins. This has now been fixed.

126656 Core

You can create a new model to a network drive again.

TTSD-1935 Tools and components

Previously, the Tekla Structures extension manager was not always opened correctly when opening downloaded .tsep files. Instead, there was an error message about a missing TsepFileDispatcher version.

This happened if a Tekla Structures version had been removed but registry entries for it still existed. This has now been corrected.

128525 Tools and components

Previously, there was an error when you selected a component in the Select component dialog box after you had closed the dialog box of the parent component.

127754 Tools and components

In Layout managertool used to import and export layout data between Tekla Structures and field layout devices

Layout manager enables the use of accurate model point and line data on the construction site.

, the 32-bit related options have been removed from the Export and Import commands.

127578 Tools and components

In the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

, the Select component dialog box now shows group descriptions. Previously, the descriptions of groups were empty.

127298 Tools and components

There is now improved type checking in model property handling to prevent application errors.

127142 Tools and components

Extensions (.tsep) are now installed when you restart Tekla Structures. Previously, some extensions were not installed but instead these extensions remained in the installation queue and the installer tried to install them each time you restarted Tekla Structures.

127039 Tools and components

You can now provide a default thumbnail image file for application (*.exe) based items in the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

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The thumbnail image name is one of the following where BMP is looked for first:

  • <FileName>_exe.bmp
  • <FileName>_exe.png, for example, Notepad_exe.png

The image file can be located in the same folder where the exe file is located, or in the standard Tekla Structures bitmaps folder.

If no thumbnail image file is found, then the first image resource compiled into the exe file is used, if one exists.

125257 Tools and components

In the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

, you can now use .png files for the default thumbnail image of macros (.cs). Note that if there is a .bmp file, the catalog uses that file instead of the .png file.

123238 Tools and components

The Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

can now read published group files (*.ac.xml) from the \model\attributes folder.

126950 Numbering

Sometimes, the numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

status, whether up-to-date or not, was not correctly preserved when saving a shared modelmodel used for collaboration over the Tekla Model Sharing service

With a shared model, each user works with their own model and the changes are shared through Tekla Model Sharing. A shared model requires the use of a single-user model. The same model cannot be a shared model and a multi-user model.

with Save as. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-1623 User interface

Some customized components or macros may be missing from the Ribbon after migrating due to major changes in the Ribbon customization methods. Users need to re-add them manually.

124443 User interface

The GUID of the assembly is now used instead of the assembly ID when creating a 3D viewview that displays objects three-dimensionally

of an assembly.