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Release Notes - Tekla Structures 2019

Defect number Development area Description
TSAC-2413 Concrete components

In Concrete console (110), anchors are now placed automatically in the middle of 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.

when the console is not created.

TSAC-2328 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

panel reinforcement
could previously crash if the 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.

did not exist in the mesh database. Also, when U bar spacing was set to lower than 0, Wall panel reinforcement could stop working. These have now been fixed.

TSAC-2251 Concrete components

Floor layout now creates additional tabs for user-defined attributes in the Floor layout dialog box if there are a lot of user-defined attributes. Earlier, if there were a lot of user-defined attributes, the row spacing on the User defined tab was compressed to fit all the attributes on one tab.

TSAC-2213 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

layout
, with some layer components, the attribute setting was not updated when modifying, and the available attribute settings disappeared from the list of attribute settings. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2152 Concrete components

Previously, Floor layout updating was not working properly if the layout had a break line and the layout direction was from right to left. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2134 Concrete components

Lifting anchor (80) now works correctly for elements created from concrete and miscellaneous materials.

TSAC-2125 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

layout
, layer properties are now loaded correctly. Previously, the properties were only loaded for the first layer when you opened the Wall layout dialog box of an existing wall layout, or clicked the Load button when opening the Wall layout dialog box for the first time.

TSAC-2119 Concrete components

In Inverted tee beam - automated reinforcement layout (52), Ledge beam - automated reinforcement layout (53), Rectangular beam - automated reinforcement layout (54), Ledge spandrel - automated reinforcement layout (55), Rectangular spandrel - automated reinforcement layout (56) and Reinforcement Strandreinforcement that represents a group of wires spun together

Layout (66)
, you can now specify an external CSV file for unlimited loading of strand rebars on the Strand pattern tab.

TSAC-2008 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

layout seam
, you can now use negative gapany space between two objects

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

values. Note that if you have an existing wall layout with any negative gap values which earlier lead to zero, the gaps will be changed (to a negative gap) in the next update of the wall layout.

TSAC-2004 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
, direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

now works correctly so that the correct bar is moved when dragged.

TSAC-1947 Concrete components

In Hollow core lifting loops, the core filling was not created in the middle core if the number of cores was uneven, 5 or 7, for example. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1932 Concrete components

In Corbels and recesses (82), the Position in plane offset is now correctly applied for the Middle position.

TSAC-1930 Concrete components

In Embedded anchors (8), welds between the custom components and 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.

are now correctly created.

TSAC-1878 Concrete components

In Braced girder (88) and Braced girder (89), the positions in plane and in depth are now correctly applied when creating the braced girder as a profile.

TSAC-1778 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

layout
, you can now again open the Wall layout opening dialog box from 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.

.

TSAC-1754 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
, line cuts now work correctly when the Cut bars setting on the Detailing tab is set to Yes, but ignore cuts by name.

TSAC-1749 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
and Mesh bars by area, when you set the secondary bars to Same as primary and the bar type to Mesh on the Picture tab, the Spacing and Number of bars settings are now correctly dimmed.

TSAC-1741 Concrete components

In Lifting anchor (80), the anchors are now created correctly when rotated perpendicular to the part.

TSAC-1684 Concrete components

In Floor layout, the default/actual offsets of other layers than the primary layer now work properly also when other layers consist of multiple parts, and the offset is smaller than the offset of the primary layer.
Note that if you are modifying an existing Floor layout created with a previous Tekla Structures version, the layout may change if the offset values were not properly used earlier.

TSAC-1656 Concrete components

In Floor layout, an extra part was previously created at an opening. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1615 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

layout T connector
now applies straight ends to parts both in the main and in the secondary wall layouts. Previously, only the end of the shorter part, depending on the properties, was made straight.

TSAC-1512 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete(1) cast unit type where the concrete is formed, poured, and cured in its final position

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

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

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

stair (95)
, the rebars defined on the Bar J tab are now created correctly when the number of steps is 4.

TSAC-822 Concrete components

In Reinforcement strandreinforcement that represents a group of wires spun together

layout (66)
, the middle debond functionality has been added. There are now two additional Middle debond columns To start and To end on the Strand pattern tab.

TSAC-752 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

panel reinforcement
, previously, the door opening U-bar reinforcement was incorrectly using wall panel edge reinforcement settings. Now the door opening U-bar reinforcement is using opening reinforcement settings (that is, the same settings that are used for windows opening reinforcement).

TSAC-138 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

to wall connection
and Wall groove seam detail, the connector and recess spacing now work properly when other than millimeter units are used.

TTSD-13621 Steel components

When using Excel design with connections, if the .xls file is not found, the error message is no longer hidden behind other windows on the screen.

TSAC-2587 Steel components

In Bolted moment connection (134), Column with stiffeners W (182) and Column with stiffeners (188), the doubler platecomponent object that represents a structure that strengthens a steel beam web or steel column web by thickening it

cut for avoiding a clash with 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 now created correctly.

TSAC-2563 Steel components

In Brace corner tubes & Pl (44), parts no longer get new a ID when modifying the component.

TSAC-2522 Steel components

In Cage ladder (S60), the parts welded to the ladder no longer lose welds when the component is modified.

TSAC-2456 Steel components

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

(40)
, an unwanted chamfer was previously created on the partial 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2452 Steel components

In Rebar 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.

, when Rounding type on the Parameters tab is set to Round by table and Hole type on the Advanced tab is set to Part cutcut that is defined by a cutting part

or Bolt hole + part cut, if the maximum rebar diameter value in the table is smaller than the rebar diameter defined in the rebar properties, Tekla Structures displayes a warning message: Rebar diameter from table is smaller than the rebar diameter from model.

TSAC-2445 Steel components

In H&V Sloped Shear Pl (29), H&V Shallow Shear Pl (30), 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)
and H&V Shear Pl (64), you can now define the top and bottom notchcut in one component object or input part for receiving another component object or input part

radiuses.

TSAC-2419 Steel components

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

(58)
, the slotted holes for the additional bolts in clip angles are now applied correctly.

TSAC-2399 Steel components

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

(20)
, previously, welding was not created when you only specified the below line weld properties for weld 2. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2386 Steel components

In Bolted moment connection (134), slotted holes for the lower 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.

are now applied correctly.

TSAC-2377 Steel components

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

(20)
and Hollow brace wraparound gusset (59), 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.

properties on the bracing side are now applied correctly.

TSAC-2369 Steel components

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

(56)
, you can now separately control the bolt types of Brace bolts 1 and 2 on the gusset side and the bracing side.

TSAC-2310 Steel components

In Welded beam column (31), you can now turn on or off the weld preparationcut that is made on the part edge in order to enable a more complete weld penetration which provides a stronger joint

creation in the welds dialog box.

TSAC-2309 Steel components

In Welded column with stiffeners (128), you can now turn on or off the weld preparationcut that is made on the part edge in order to enable a more complete weld penetration which provides a stronger joint

creation in the welds dialog box.

TSAC-2230 Steel components

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

(141)
, weld 5 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 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 now created correctly.

TSAC-2199 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), you can now define the tab 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.

end cut on the Plates tab.

TSAC-2159 Steel components

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

(29)
, 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.

material is now correctly applied.

TSAC-2124 Steel components

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

(20)
, the end plates are now created correctly.

TSAC-2111 Steel components

In Stanchion side 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.

(83)
, you can now set the bolt spacing when creating a rectangular or a diamond plate.
Also, the component now works correctly when the direction if set to auto.

TSAC-2079 Steel components

In Handrail 1 (74), the bolt assemblyset of bolt elements that consists of a bolt, a stud, or a screw, and possibly the related washers and nuts

and bolt length increase settings on the Bolts tab now work correctly.

TSAC-2018 Steel components

In Tensioner brace and compression bar (13), the Side where the levels are calculated for parts options are now calculated properly for cut/fitted main parts.

TSAC-1963 Steel components

Tube crossing (22) now works correctly with negative brace notchcut in one component object or input part for receiving another component object or input part

distances.

TSAC-1961 Steel components

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)
: on the Parts tab, 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.

 option has been added for 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.

, Web plates, Flange plates and Leveling plate. The Finish option has been added for Plate, Web plates, Flange plates, Leveling plate, Fittingadjustment of a part end

plates
, Additional beam, Horizontal plates and L profiles.

TSAC-1902 Steel components

In Column with stiffeners (186) and Column with stiffeners S (187), the issue with the weld missing from 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 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.

has been fixed.

TSAC-1898 Steel components

In Fittingadjustment of a part end

(13)
, notchcut in one component object or input part for receiving another component object or input part

cuts are no longer created 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 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.

.

TSAC-1875 Steel components

In Column - 2 beam (14), there were previously issues when you created one 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.

and the bolts were placed incorrectly. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1864 Steel components

In U.S. Seatcomponent object that represents a structure upon which a component secondary part rests

connection 3 (74)
, the seat profile stiffeners are now created correctly regardless of the selection order of the secondary parts.

TSAC-1834 Steel components

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

(59)
, you can now control the bolt type separately for gusset side and bracing side bolts on the Brace bolts 1 and 2 tabs.

TSAC-1809 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 sort the secondary parts by their profile height. When set to Yes, the highest 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 always regarded as the first secondary part, regardless of the selection order.
The selection order of secondary parts no longer affects the copying of secondary parts.

TSAC-1718 Steel components

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

(33)
, the distance of the secondary bolts from the edge of the clip angle is now correctly applied.

TSAC-1540 Steel components

In Column with stiffeners W (182), 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.

weld preparationcut that is made on the part edge in order to enable a more complete weld penetration which provides a stronger joint

now works properly.

TSAC-1489 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)
, web clearanceset space 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.

with the weld gapany space between two objects

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

option on the Parts tab now works correctly.

TSAC-1459 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.

tube column (189)
, the plate chamfer size now correctly follows the value defined in the component dialog box.

TSAC-1164 Steel components

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

(58)
, Hollow brace wraparound gusset (58) and Wraparound gusset cross (60), you can now specify erection clearances for different sides on the Gusset tab.

TSAC-994 Steel components

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

(20)
, the weld number 2 now works better.

TSAC-946 Steel components

In Welded beam to beam (123), the bottom flange notchcut in one component object or input part for receiving another component object or input part

size is now correctly applied.

TSAC-796 Steel components

In Bent plate(1) part that is created from contour plates, or beams whose profile is a plate

(1) Bent plates can be conical or cylindrical.

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

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

(151)
, the distances of bolts from the edge 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.

are now correctly applied.

TSAC-581 Steel components

In Ship ladder, the 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.

profile prefix is now used for detail B.

TSAC-253 Steel components

In Column with stiffeners S (187), the bolt edge distance is now correctly applied with sloped beams.

TTSD-19633 Organizer

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

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, when you clicked  and moved the mouse over the Color set command, the command stayed highlighted even when you moved the mouse away from the command. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19256 Organizer

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

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

, the content of categories that have filters in the category rules is now updated correctly when synchronizing with the model. Previously, if you exploded a component in the model, the category content was not updated correctly.

TTSD-18533 Organizer

Previously, opening Organizertool that is used for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

in models that included very large assemblies took a long time or was altogether impossible. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18471 Organizer

Previously, if the original 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.

file was deleted, the reference model objects were not added to Organizertool that is used for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

categories. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17116 Organizer

Previously, an invalid assembly in the model could prevent Organizertool that is used for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

from opening. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-14141 Organizer

Previously, Organizertool that is used for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classification

Organizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories.

synchronization sometimes failed with some rebar sets. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22194 Import, export, interoperability

DWG export file name does not have revision info added if the revision info is not present in the format string.

TTSD-21996 Import, export, interoperability

Double-clicking 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.

group did not open the Group name dialog box. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21654 Import, export, interoperability

Tekla Structures sometimes closed itself without a warning when a point cloudgroup of measured points that are imported to Tekla Structures as one unit

Point clouds can be placed by the model origin or by a defined base point.

was picked for dimension or object creation and zooming was done at the same time. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21526 Import, export, interoperability

Trimble Connectorfeature that enables interoperability between Tekla Structures and Trimble Connect application

no longer logs out when it is closed.

TTSD-20988 Import, export, interoperability

When you cancelled the drawing opening, opening 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.

side pane in certain moment caused reference model side pane freezing. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20772 Import, export, interoperability

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.

export, the length of a 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.

is now fixed to be material thickness plus the tolerance value.

TTSD-20455 Import, export, interoperability

The rebar segmentation now works better 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.

export.

TTSD-20249 Import, export, interoperability

Inserted 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 propertiesproperties associated with an object type

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

that used to be visible in inquire in previous versions are visible again, but categorized a bit differently.

TTSD-20216 Import, export, interoperability

With the IFC2x3 export using the Coordination  and Steel Fabrication 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.

definition, the beams and columns that have a fittingadjustment of a part end

plane at both ends are shorter than in the model. The error does not occur when line cuts are used instead or only one fitting is used.  This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20194 Import, export, interoperability

Importing an empty model using the Import model command caused an applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

error. This no longer happens.

TTSD-19976 Import, export, interoperability

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.

import, handling of objects with a lot of openings was really slow, which appeared like Tekla Structures was not responding. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18689 Import, export, interoperability

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 settings, the Primary profile mapping and Tolerance values were not always visible in the dialog box. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18374 Import, export, interoperability

Sometimes, multi-geometry 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.

B-rep object conversion only converted one of the geometries. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17891 Import, export, interoperability

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, rectangular arbitrary footprint walls are again converted as panels.

TTSD-17816 Import, export, interoperability

The default 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.

entity of an object is defined automatically in the tools in which they are  created. The default IFC entity can be changed in the IFC export settiings. This only worked for model parts that were found first. The IFC entity is now changed correctly for all parts.

TTSD-17799 Import, export, interoperability

IsExternal, LoadBearing and FireRating properties are included to the 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.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

property set.

TTSD-17672 Import, export, interoperability

.db1 models can now be used as reference models again.

TTSD-16610 Import, export, interoperability

Trimble Connectorfeature that enables interoperability between Tekla Structures and Trimble Connect application

no longer automatically shuts down at startup if you have no Trimble Connect(1) Trimble’s platform for microservices in the cloud

(1) Trimble Connect platform’s microservices include services for uploading, storing, processing, and managing or consuming data. These services are meant to provide common solutions required by multiple applications.

(2) application for information sharing and collaboration for construction projects that is based on the Trimble Connect platform

(2) Reference models are used in Trimble Connect application instead of using import and export.

(2) Trimble Connect application includes web, desktop and mobile clients, and the Sync tool, for example.

Structural license.

TTSD-15953 Import, export, interoperability

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, WallStandardCase is again converted as panel. End joins are ignored and therefore the geometry is not always according to the original geometry.

TTSD-15599 Import, export, interoperability

In 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.

change detection, the reference model rotation changes are now detected better.

TTSD-14830 Import, export, interoperability

Previously, the imported items in .xml or .tez format were stored under an old 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.

if you used the Save as command. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-14041 Import, export, interoperability

Point cloudgroup of measured points that are imported to Tekla Structures as one unit

Point clouds can be placed by the model origin or by a defined base point.

density issue with scaled point clouds has been fixed.

TTSD-12817 Import, export, interoperability

The user-defined attributes added in Tekla Structural Designer are now imported to Tekla Structures with the same name, without the "TSD_" prefix, and they are truncated to 19 characters.

TTSD-7136 Import, export, interoperability

Tekla Structures now shows a confirmation message when you delete 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.

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TTSD-3743 Import, export, interoperability

Export to Tekla Structural Designer with analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.


For steel beams and braces, the export to Tekla Structural Designer checks if the difference between the analysis and the physical models requires different global offsets at the start and end of the member. This can result from different offsets at start and end or the analysis settings for the part.
The import from Tekla Structural Designer is not affected because we do not change position at all.

Export to Tekla Structural Designer with physical modelstructural model with a direct or indirect counterpart in the structure to be built


For steel beams and braces, the export to Tekla Structural Designer checks if there are different offsets at start and end and convert them to global offsets.
The import from Tekla Structural Designer will reverse the transformation and include the relevant data in the Comparison form when updating.

TTSD-23757 Templates and reports

Template report text with line break outputs no longer corrupts reports.

TTSD-22805 Templates and reports

Template column rows no longer get overlapped.

TTSD-21637 Templates and reports

Radius symbols in rebar pull-outsmall graphic in a reinforcement mark, table, or report template that shows the shape and dimensions of a reinforcing bar

pictures in reports were sometimes incorrectly drawn after opening drawing, but correct after refreshing the report. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20733 Templates and reports

Previously ASSEMBLY_BOTTOM_LEVEL_BASEPOINT, ASSEMBLY_BOTTOM_LEVEL_PROJECT, ASSEMBLY_TOP_LEVEL_BASEPOINT, ASSEMBLY_TOP_LEVEL_PROJECT were showing wrong values. Now correct values are shown.

TTSD-14409 Templates and reports

TOP_ and BOTTOM_LEVEL_PROJECT/BASEPOINT template fields provided wrong values. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-4186 Templates and reports

Previously, part attributes starting with ASSEMLBY_TOP_LEVEL and ASSEMLBY_BOTTOM_LEVEL were not returning correct values. This has now been fixed, and the attributes are returning the values provided by the counterparts in ASSEMBLY. attributes.

TPLED-87 Templates and reports

When the columns in a template had continuous horizontal fill, the rows and columns were misaligned. This has now been fixed

TPLED-33 Templates and reports

Templates now support numbers between -2^64 and +2^64–1.

TTSD-19690, TTSD-18337 Drawings

When a point was removed from a dimension set, pin icons on the remaining dimension points could incorrectly show that the points are no longer associative by changing to question marks, while the points still were associative. This has now been fixed.

129722, TTSD-2757 Drawings

Manually changed section numbers did not work correctly in multidrawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23449 Drawings

There were problems opening a drawing containing failing bolt solids. This has now been fixed and drawings can be opened even if there is a failing bolt solid.

TTSD-23307 Drawings

Holding down Shift and dragging part marks no longer causes an assert.

TTSD-23252 Drawings

Slanted symbols are now correctly printed and exported

TTSD-23193 Drawings

Having no marks selected in the drawing will disable mark alignment functions on the ribbon.

TTSD-22673 Drawings

Linked views were not deleted from a drawing when the source drawing for the linked views was deleted. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22444 Drawings

In printing, the Select area option did not produce a correct output. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22404 Drawings

Sometimes there could be an internal ID conflict in drawings, causing a part to be missing from a drawing. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22391 Drawings

Rebar sets in drawings were not working correctly if drawings were cloned. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22365 Drawings

Sub-assemblyassembly in a nested assembly that is subordinate to a parent assembly

welds in GA drawings now follow the same setting as the main assembly welds. There is no separate option to control sub-assembly welds in GA drawings.

TTSD-22317 Drawings

Sometimes in a drawing with a custom template and small section views, all surface treatments were not properly drawn in all of the views. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22227 Drawings

Non-solid items are now shown correctly in drawings also when they are clipped with the view restriction box.

TTSD-22028 Drawings

Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

now behaves the same way as the old Drawing listlist of drawings that provides information about the drawings in a particular model and that is used for searching, managing, and printing the drawings

In the drawing list, the user can, for example, search, open, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings. The drawing list can also be used to display the associations between the drawings and the parts in the model.

Drawing list is used in Tekla Structures until version 2018. See document manager.

in that it allows you to open locked drawings for those configurations that allow viewing only of drawings.

TTSD-21852 Drawings

In Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

, a crash occurred if the user did not have access rights to view files in a folder defined in DocumentManagerFileDocumentSettings.txt.

TTSD-21787 Drawings

Fixed an issue with pull-outsmall graphic in a reinforcement mark, table, or report template that shows the shape and dimensions of a reinforcing bar

dimensions for tapered rebar set groups.

TTSD-21786 Drawings

Using templates in rebar marks was not working with rebar set tapered groups. That has now been fixed.

TTSD-21616 Drawings

Slanted symbols are now correctly printed and exported.

TTSD-21607 Drawings

When converting a model to a multi user model or reading in 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.

, a model reload occurs and Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

was clearing the currently selected documents which caused buttons like Print, Export etc., to become hidden. Now the currently selected documents are remembered and the selection is maintained.

TTSD-21541 Drawings

The Arrange marks and Align marks commands did not use correct information in Undo history. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21540 Drawings

Some drawing commands did not use correct info in Undo history. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21456 Drawings

Non-solid items are now shown correctly in drawings also when they are clipped with the view restriction box.

TTSD-21305 Drawings

The Flip outside dimension setting in dimension properties produced incorrect info to Undo history. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21293 Drawings

When converting a model to a multi user model or reading in 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.

, a model reload occurs and Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

was clearing the currently selected documents which caused buttons such as Print, and Export to become hidden. Now the currently selected documents are remembered and the selection is maintained.

TTSD-21275 Drawings

Dimension tagpart of a dimension that displays additional information about the building object

contents are now always updated on drawing opening.
Dimension prefix mark now gets the change cloud correctly.

TTSD-20720 Drawings

After reopening a model, drawing snapshots did not follow Document managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

/Drawing listlist of drawings that provides information about the drawings in a particular model and that is used for searching, managing, and printing the drawings

In the drawing list, the user can, for example, search, open, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings. The drawing list can also be used to display the associations between the drawings and the parts in the model.

Drawing list is used in Tekla Structures until version 2018. See document manager.

selection. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20698 Drawings

In some cases, 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.

lines were not cut by the view restriction box in drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20427 Drawings

When you had set the advanced option XS_ALLOW_REBARS_ON_TOP_OF_EACH_OTHER to FALSE, opening a drawing could sometimes crash. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20407 Drawings

Opening of some drawings could sometimes fail. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20285 Drawings

Adding or updating drawing 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.

marks of outline meshes sometimes rotated the marks 90 degrees. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20209 Drawings

Tekla Structures crashed when you changed the ruler width of a text with handle. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20204 Drawings

In some cases, an assert was caused by a missing symbol library. This has been fixed, and an error message is displayed instead.

TTSD-20020 Drawings

The Clone(performed by Tekla Structures) to create a new drawing by using a cloning template

Cloning aims at using the drawing properties, view properties, and object properties from the cloning template in a new drawing.

Drawings can be cloned from the current model or another model.

Cloned drawings need some manual checking.

button is now always visible in Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

even if no drawing is selected. Previously the button was hidden.

TTSD-19954 Drawings

Category search field tooltip for new category no longer starts with several blank lines.

TTSD-19878 Drawings

Marks are now correctly sorted in Document managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

by taking the alphabetic and numeric components of the mark into account in the same way as in the Drawing Listlist of drawings that provides information about the drawings in a particular model and that is used for searching, managing, and printing the drawings

In the drawing list, the user can, for example, search, open, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings. The drawing list can also be used to display the associations between the drawings and the parts in the model.

Drawing list is used in Tekla Structures until version 2018. See document manager.

.

TTSD-19877 Drawings

Holding down Shift and dragging now works correctly again for non-associative texts.

TTSD-19763 Drawings

Adding associative notes without leader lines did not work correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19718 Drawings

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.

scales were incorrectly modified when the Autoscale option was changes from Yes to No. This happened only with new drawing dialog boxes. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19678 Drawings

Double-clicking a merged rebar mark now gets the related merged rebar mark properties.

TTSD-19630 Drawings

In Document managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

, the Title1 column now sorts correctly in the same way as the Drawing listlist of drawings that provides information about the drawings in a particular model and that is used for searching, managing, and printing the drawings

In the drawing list, the user can, for example, search, open, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings. The drawing list can also be used to display the associations between the drawings and the parts in the model.

Drawing list is used in Tekla Structures until version 2018. See document manager.

sorted that column.

TTSD-19613 Drawings

When updating drawings from an older Tekla Structures version to a newer version, certain view names could causes crashes, for example, names that ended in a % character. This no longer happens.

TTSD-19579 Drawings

In Tekla Structures version 2018, scrolling with the middle mouse button while editing some drawings sometimes caused a Tekla Structures applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

error. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19546 Drawings

Rebar groupgroup of reinforcing bars that are side by side and have identical properties, except the possible variation in bar lengths

marks can be moved anywhere again using Shift and drag.

TTSD-19516 Drawings

Marks sometimes lost the Position element when you used mark alignment tools in drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19359 Drawings

Dimension arrows indicating a change in the model objectobject that is represented in a model

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

extremes are no longer exported.

TTSD-19317 Drawings

In Document Managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

, the drawing export command did not work when the advanced option XS_USE_OLD_DRAWING_EXPORT was set to TRUE. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19304 Drawings

If a dimension that did not have the << Mark >> tag but had some properties set in the tag attributes, changing the dimension via 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.

was adding an unwanted tag mark to the dimension. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19286 Drawings

An error could occur when double-clicking reinforcement drawing tools in the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18957 Drawings

When you were direct editing a text cell in the Document managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

list, you were unable to enter Shift+R or Shift+P, as these were also registered as shortcut keys. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18949 Drawings

When deleting obsolete drawing .dg files, a backup of related snapshot files (.dg.DPM) was unnecessarily moved under the \snapshots folder under the current modelmodel that is active in Tekla Structures

The current model can be a single-user model, a shared model or a working model.

folder. This no longer happens.

TTSD-18851 Drawings

Custom line types did not always work correctly, for example, in arcs. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18742 Drawings

Views in assembly drawings that contain included single-part views are no longer overlapping after the Arrange views command.

TTSD-18741 Drawings

In drawings, objects will now be updated when you change the view size.

TTSD-18705 Drawings

Sometimes closing a drawing while the snapshot viewer was open, and then closing the snapshot viewer could cause an ASSERTion failure or even a crash. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18695 Drawings

Symbols in some dimensions and labels did not appear in printed output. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18511 Drawings

You need to set the advanced option XS_TRY_TO_KEEP_LOCATION_IN_FREEPLACING to TRUE (Default) for the advanced option XS_MARK_INTELLIGENT_POST_FREEPLACE_NEARBY to work.

TTSD-18468 Drawings

The size of the detail views that were moved to another drawing was not adjusted correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18463 Drawings

Dragging of the bolt markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a bolt or bolt group

base points now works better for holes.

TTSD-18368 Drawings

Rebars of strirrup arc types now have correct length in pull-outsmall graphic in a reinforcement mark, table, or report template that shows the shape and dimensions of a reinforcing bar

pictures.

TTSD-18360 Drawings

Neighbour rebars did not work correctly in cast unit drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18347 Drawings

Weld marks in drawings that had the size hidden in the weld markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a weld

properties were not drawn correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18339 Drawings

Drawing attribute grids and lists now resize to whole properties page.

TTSD-18035 Drawings

Document managertool that is used for listing and managing drawings and other types of documents

With the document manager the user can, for example, reorganize, update, freeze, lock, and delete drawings.

The user can also organize file documents, such as PDF, NC, and DWG files, and drawings, in document categories, and search documents and open drawings.

Document manager is replacing drawing list from the version 2018i onward.

: Select objects in the model for selected drawings (GA) does did not select a rebar set. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17987 Drawings

Sometimes, the dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension points

Separate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line.

was drawn incorrectly between the dimension points. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17825 Drawings

The Only 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 visible
grid property now works both on 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.

and drawing level. This option only shows the grid labelname of a grid line

and a short section of the grid linesingle line that visualizes a single grid plane on a view plane

.

TTSD-17717 Drawings

The view level setting No merge for rebar marks now works better.

TTSD-17697 Drawings

Section viewdrawing view that shows a selected area as a cross section

A section view can be created of the parts in a drawing view. A section view can be created manually or automatically.

labels in linked section views in drawings now work correctly.

TTSD-17641 Drawings

Using object level settingsdrawing settings that affect the representation of selected drawing objects

Object level settings can be defined when creating a new drawing or when modifying an open drawing.

Object level settings can be use in a drawing or in a drawing view in order to change the representation of the chosen drawing objects.

for surface marks did not work correctly in drawing creation. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17439 Drawings

If an existing single-part drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for one part and that is generally used at the workshop

is included in an assembly drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshop

Assembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views.

, the view placing inside the single-part drawing container frame no longer changes if you run the Arrange drawing views command in the assembly drawing.

TTSD-17432 Drawings

Previously, Tekla Structures unintentionally changed some view properties when the view settings on the drawing level were modified. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17249 Drawings

Connection marks sometimes lost some of their elements when the Arrange marks and Align marks commands were used. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17226 Drawings

Bar groups created by using rebar sets are now coming out correctly in drawing cloning.

TTSD-17026 Drawings

Before when you created cast unit or assembly drawings using a filter, view level dimensioning produced dimensions for cuts even if the cut part was filtered out. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-16664 Drawings

Non-solid imported items are now shown correctly in drawings.

TTSD-16588 Drawings

Now the rebar groups with only one rebar are shown in drawings even if the Visibility of reinforcing bars in group is set to customized.

TTSD-16483 Drawings

The Auto-align marks command now handles vertical marks better.

TTSD-16411 Drawings

The origin of the hatch in polygons with a rotated hatch pattern was incorrectly calculated. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-16069 Drawings

When cloning assembly and cast unit drawings, dimensions to grid linesingle line that visualizes a single grid plane on a view plane

points are now cloned to corresponding grid line points in the target drawing.

TTSD-16003 Drawings

Starting from Tekla Structures 2017i, copying drawing views in a new sheet assembly drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshop

Assembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views.

changed the section name so that it was different than the original. This has now been fixed and works now like it did before Tekla Structures 2017i.

TTSD-15941 Drawings

Drawing section views are now resized to include all view contents, for example, when an 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.

is added so that text part is positioned outside the section viewdrawing view that shows a selected area as a cross section

A section view can be created of the parts in a drawing view. A section view can be created manually or automatically.

.

TTSD-15754 Drawings

Sometimes the hatches did not stay inside the enclosing polygon. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-15520 Drawings

The GA dimensioning commands are now activated correctly.

TTSD-15481 Drawings

Manually merged part markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a part

Part marks are made use of, for example, when identifying constructions, when giving information about welding, when giving information about assemblies to a workshop, when giving information about how parts should be connected to each other, and when creating bills of quantities.

In the US, the term piece mark is used to refer to position number.

have the merged line type based on the first selected part mark

TTSD-15042 Drawings

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.

filtering works now also in drawings.

TTSD-14911 Drawings

Template attributes for drawing width and height are no longer swapped.

TTSD-14832 Drawings

The DWG export now supports template attributes better in the plot file names defined by the advanced option XS_DRAWING_PLOT_FILE_NAME_A/C/G/M/W.

TTSD-14607 Drawings

The new printing incorrectly displayed a watermark in drawings with the Educational stamp. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-14179 Drawings

Associative notes without leader lines will no longer be re-positioned when the base pointpoint in a model that is used to define a starting point in surveying and that is used as an anchor point in coordinate and height transformations

A Tekla Structures project can have several base points but only one of them can be the project base point.

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. Model origin is the default base point in Tekla Structures.

Base points are also called control points.

is changed.

TTSD-14105 Drawings

In a rare case of a complicated part with several cuts, a dimension pointpoint that Tekla Structures or the user has used for dimensioning

was able to move during drawing update causing unwanted change in the dimension lineline that visualizes the distance between the defined dimension points

Separate dimensions can be combined into a longer dimension line.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-13389 Drawings

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

on linked 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.

are now updated according to changes made in source drawing.

TTSD-11588 Drawings

Adding merged reinforcement marks to rebars that are detached from a cast unit now works better than previously.

TTSD-10813 Drawings

When cloning single part, assembly or cast unit drawings, if the cloning templatemaster drawing where an existing drawing is used to copy the drawing settings for a new drawing

The new drawing has the same drawing settings as the original drawing.

The user creates a cloning template of a drawing typically after extensive manual modifications have been made in the drawing, in order to achieve the same appearance and contents in new drawings.

In the master drawing catalog, it is possible to create single-part, assembly, and cast unit drawings using cloning templates. It is also possible to add new cloning templates to the master drawing catalog from the document manager.

had views which were aligned in X or Y axis at the center of gravity point, the resulting cloned drawing will now try to align matching views based on the center of gravity.

TTSD-10657 Drawings

Mark contents are now always updated at drawing opening, even though the object is not modified (UDAobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

change, environment change)

TTSD-9467 Drawings

Shorteningdeforming that decreases the modeled length of a part in a drawing by a value the user has entered

Shortening is used when the parts are manufactured shorter than modeled.

line color was incorrect in the print output. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-7865 Drawings

Unfolded drawings are now associative, with the limitation of polygon cuts and unfolding lines.

TTSD-7796 Drawings

Radius dimension associativitydrawing property that represents the linking of drawing objects to model objects so that the former are updated according to changes made to the latter in the modeling mode

In Tekla Structures, associativity only relates to one type of drawing objects, namely associative objects. These can be building objects and associative annotation objects.

In Tekla Structures, the term associativity has traditionally been used when referring to the linking of drawing objects to model objects. In other modeling contexts, however, the term associativity may refer to any kind of linking between model objects or parts of a model by using dependencies.

now works better.

TTSD-7562 Drawings

The Draw cover-up line command now works for lines of all colors and thicknesses.

TTSD-4111 Drawings

Previously snap settings in drawings were saved only if you saved the drawing through the File menu. The settings were not saved if you saved the drawing by closing the drawing and selecting the Save option. Now snap settings are saved properly in both cases.

TSAC-1819 Drawings

When you open a drawing that contains pattern lines, and the .clp file of a pattern linedrawing shape that consists of one or several blocks of elements and that may include symbols, lines, and spacings.

Pattern lines can be used to indicate cut lines, foundations, weld paths, or electrical wiring, for example.

is missing, a report window will be displayed. The report will contain a list with the name of each pattern line that does not have a related .clp file.

TSAC-1795 Drawings

Pattern lines in a drawing are now updated automatically when you have modified the pattern linedrawing shape that consists of one or several blocks of elements and that may include symbols, lines, and spacings.

Pattern lines can be used to indicate cut lines, foundations, weld paths, or electrical wiring, for example.

and reopen the drawing.

TPLED-93 Drawings

Added new string function, called replace, for rules and valuefield formulas. This function replaces all specified substrings with another string.

TTSD-23046 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, if Tekla Structures crashed or if the Tekla Structures process was somehow forced to exit during write out, this could result in missing drawing files. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22652 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 performance has been improved.

TTSD-22644 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, when reading in, a locked drawing did not override the local changes to the drawing. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22212 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.

, canceling the start sharing was not possible during packet creation. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21567 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.

, profiles with a .clb file as a subtype were not previously shared correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21393 Tekla Model Sharing

With some reference models, the changes list in 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.

could open very slowly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19624 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

file handling could copy temporary files to another model, which could make history reading and writing to report database corruption. Now this has been fixed. Such files are never written out and not read during read in.

TTSD-18795 Tekla Model Sharing

Profiles with user-defined cross sections are now imported correctly. Previously, the cross sectiongeometrical form of a part sectioned perpendicular to its axis

was not updated when the profile was imported.
In shared models, the profiles could be erroneously considered modified, which would cause unnecessary updates to 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.

and drawings for parts using the profiles. Now this does this happen anymore.

TTSD-18762 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

would sometimes fail to initialize when opening 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 the following error message in the DataSharing client log: "DataSharingException: Facade is not connected to service.". This error has now been prevented.

TTSD-18420 Tekla Model Sharing

In 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.

, when reading in, conflicts in part 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.

were not always propagated to the assembly, which left the assembly numbering unchanged. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18318 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, Tekla Structures occasionally crashed in certain Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

situations, with warning messages about an unknown user. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-15719 Tekla Model Sharing

In 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.

, locked components are now better handled during read in. Previously, there were issues with locked components that should have been updated during read in because of changed component definitions. Now such components are not updated during read in. The modelsharing.log lists these components and the reason why they were not updated.

TTSD-6851 Tekla Model Sharing

Saving of shared models is now more robust than before in situations where antivirus and similar software put temporary locks on model files. Failed operations are retried and written in error logs.

TTSD-22714 Reinforcement

In the Options dialog box, the page for rebar set related settings has been renamed from Reinforcement to Rebar set.

TTSD-22045 Reinforcement

In some cases, rebar segment lengths were reported with slight inaccuracy. This has now been improved.

TTSD-19172 Reinforcement

The default value for Layer order number in the Rebar set properties and in the Rebar leg faceplane that defines where the reinforcing bar legs are created in a rebar set

Tekla Structures creates rebar set leg faces at the reinforced faces of concrete parts or pour objects, or according to the points picked when creating a rebar set.

properties is now Auto. This makes it possible to go back to the default layer order number of zero more easily in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

. Previously you needed to load the standard fileproperty file that Tekla Structures uses by default

Standard files are used, for example, for loading frequently used values into the property pane or a dialog box.

Standard file name is standard.* where the symbol * is the file name extension. For example, standard.clm file is used for column properties.

.

TTSD-18311 Reinforcement

Previously, when a rebar set with modifiers or splitters was copied, its UDAs were not copied with it. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-16829 Reinforcement

Previously, rebar 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.

would break in some cases, especially if the concrete object had very small angles between the faces.

TTSD-16702 Reinforcement

In some cases, rebar set splitters caused bars to protrude from concrete. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-15660 Reinforcement

Leg dimensions are no longer shown for rebar set bars that are in unknown group types.

TTSD-14083 Reinforcement

Clash check now takes into account rebar set concrete covers and works correctly with protruding rebar set bars.

TSAC-2156 Reinforcement

Previously, Rebar shape placing tool did not create the distances correctly when other than millimeter units were used. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1783 Reinforcement

Previously, the curve width/height of a curved bar with hooks was not correct in Rebar shape managertool that is used for customizing the bending shapes of reinforcing bars

Rebar shape manager can be used for bending shapes only and not for any other reinforcing bar properties.

(and reports, if used). This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22670 Modeling

Previously, if a model with pour breaks had a 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.

along the XZ or YZ planes created, this would cause pour breaks to be shown as duplicates in the wrong place. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22524 Modeling

Previously, when the Ortho tool was active, the snapping distances were incorrectly rounded. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21482 Modeling

Previously, if you left Tekla Structures idle for a while, in some cases Tekla Structures could freeze or crash. This has now been improved.

TTSD-21481 Modeling

Previously, selecting two bolts and right-clicking caused Tekla Structures to crash. This happened when the first part you had selected was a cast-in-place part. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21250 Modeling

The coordinate system calculation of plates has been improved. This affects some report properties, for example.

TTSD-20700 Modeling

Previously, saving the model with Save as failed in some situations and Tekla Structures displayed the message Model memory is corrupted. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20604 Modeling

The saving of multi-user models has been improved to work more reliably.

TTSD-20309 Modeling

Previously, when you made the bolts invisible using the Display settings, also the holes disappeared from 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19845 Modeling

Previously, splitting and combining parts was not working for all parts. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19562 Modeling

Filtering assemblies by user-defined attributes now again searches attributes from the assembly's 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.

.

TTSD-18763 Modeling

Previously, some important messages were classified incorrectly as debug information. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18604 Modeling

Filtering based on OWNER or HISTORY.OWNER now works with both <DOMAIN>/<username> and <DOMAIN>\<username>.

TTSD-18600 Modeling

When saving the model with Save as, the model name is now restricted to 40 characters, like when creating a new model. The last 10 model paths are not shown in the Save as dialog box.

TTSD-18267 Modeling

POUR_UNIT. template attributes now work with all 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.

types.

TTSD-17941 Modeling

Steel embeds are now ignored when calculating AREA_FORM properties.
AREA_FORM properties require solid unions to be used. Small steel embeds can cause problems when creating solid unions, and they do not have a lot of effect on the end result.

TTSD-17915 Modeling

Sometimes, opening an older Tekla Structures model with a newer Tekla Structures version resulted in invalid time ID errors, and the model could not be opened. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17652 Modeling

Now the custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

formulas no longer require an extra click to update another value.

TTSD-17582 Modeling

Previously, the Move linear command did not move objects which were selected with Object by phases in Phase Managertool that is used for assigning model objects to phases

The phase content can be viewed and modified in the phase manager.

The phase manager can be used to lock and unlock model objects.

See object lock.

. Only 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.

that was included in the phase was moved.

Now, if the grid is the only selected object, it is moved. If also other objects are selected, such as parts, bolts, welds and so on, the grid does not move but the other objects move.

TTSD-17561 Modeling

Previously, there were some issues in the profile and material catalogcatalog that displays material grades and information on them

By default, the material catalog contains standard, environment-specific materials. The user can add, modify, and delete material grades.

export and import, and in editing rules in the profile and material cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17093 Modeling

In the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

, you can now save and load bolt assemblyset of bolt elements that consists of a bolt, a stud, or a screw, and possibly the related washers and nuts

property files that only contain the bolt but no other parts in the assembly.
Note that if you select or clear the Bolt check box in the bolt assembly properties, the check boxes for Washers and first Nut properties are also selected or cleared, as in the old bolt properties dialog box.

TTSD-17047 Modeling

The silhouette edges are drawn correctly again for high accuracy hollow profiles when XS_DISPLAY_FILLET_EDGES is set to FALSE.

TTSD-16464 Modeling

Modifying the phase of objects now redraws the objects in the correct color when the Color by phase option is used in the object representationrepresentation of a model object or an object group in a model view, such a representation being based on the color and transparency settings applied to the model object or the object group

settings. Previously, the color of the objects did not change when modifying the phase.

TTSD-15470 Modeling

Creating closed 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.

structures in the model is now prevented.

TTSD-15234 Modeling

Previously, modeling sketches in the sketch editortool that is used for creating and editing parametric user-defined profiles

could cause an error, and an error message was shown. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-15116 Modeling

When using orthogonalview projection that displays objects in right-angles projection

In model view the size of the objects is the same despite of their distance to the viewing point and the zoom remains on part faces.

snapping, the snap points are now shown with perpendicular snap symbols.

TTSD-12525 Modeling

When you create new pour breaks, they are now added to the current phase.

TTSD-19340, TTSD-17940 Analysis and design

Concrete columns and beams with parametric profiles, for example 36"*36" and D24", are now correctly exported from Tekla Structures to Tekla Structural Designer.

TTSD-22656 Analysis and design

Previously, when a user had created an analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.

in a multi-user modelmodel that is used for collaboration and that is opened in multi-user mode

and another user saved the model, this new analysis model was not visible for either user in the Analysis & Design Model dialog box. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22080 Analysis and design

In a Tekla Model Sharing 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.

, when you read in changes that included an analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.

, and an autosaved model was created after read in and the model then reopened without saving, the analysis model could sometimes be lost. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19916 Analysis and design

Concrete panel analysis connectivityanalysis part property that defines the analysis part’s relationship to other analysis parts

For example, an analysis part automatically snaps or connects with rigid links to other parts based on the analysis part connectivity.

has now been improved.

TTSD-19862 Analysis and design

Split nodes are now created correctly in situations where the analysis partanalysis model object that is a representation of a physical part in an analysis model

In different analysis models, a physical part is represented by different analysis parts.

positions change in analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.

creation.

TTSD-18396 Analysis and design

Analysis nodeanalysis model object that Tekla Structures creates at a defined point of an analysis model based on analysis part connectivity

Tekla Structures creates nodes at ends and intersection points of analysis parts, and the corners of analysis areas.

positions are now correct when using Reference axis (eccentricity by neutral axis) as the analysis axisanalysis part property or analysis model setting that defines the location of the analysis part in relation to the corresponding physical part

The analysis axis can be defined on the analysis part or the analysis model level. For example, the analysis axis can be the neutral axis or the reference line of the physical part.

position. Also, when inquiring analysis parts, the offsets are now shown correctly.

TTSD-17063 Analysis and design

When importing and exporting files between Tekla Structures and Tekla Structural Designer, if your environment includes a conversion file localized for your environment, this file is now used as the default conversion file, instead of the global mapping files.

TTSD-16487 Analysis and design

The Finland environment and the Norway environment now include localized conversion files to be used as the default conversion files in the import and export between Tekla Structures and Tekla Structural Designer.

TTSD-14412 Analysis and design

In the analysis model propertiessettings that are defined by giving values to the properties associated with an analysis model

Analysis model settings can be defined in the physical model or in the analysis model.

, 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.

property
is now set to Use curved member when creating a new analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.

with the Tekla Structural Designer analysis applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

, or when changing the analysis application of an existing analysis model to Tekla Structural Designer.

TTSD-13552 Analysis and design

When changing the analysis partanalysis model object that is a representation of a physical part in an analysis model

In different analysis models, a physical part is represented by different analysis parts.

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.

to Secondary or Bracing, the Keep axis position option is now set to No. Also, when changing the class to Beam or Column, the Keep axis position option is set to Yes. Note that if you set the analysis applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

to Tekla Structural Designer and the class to Beam, the Keep axis position option is not changed to Yes.

TTSD-13158 Analysis and design

Previously, 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.

and panel 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.

analysis nodeanalysis model object that Tekla Structures creates at a defined point of an analysis model based on analysis part connectivity

Tekla Structures creates nodes at ends and intersection points of analysis parts, and the corners of analysis areas.

positions were not created in the correct plane. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-12971 Analysis and design

When importing changes from Tekla Structural Designer to Tekla Structures, you can now rotate the model when the Model Comparison Tool dialog box is open.

TTSD-12561 Analysis and design

If the bottom nodeanalysis model object that Tekla Structures creates at a defined point of an analysis model based on analysis part connectivity

Tekla Structures creates nodes at ends and intersection points of analysis parts, and the corners of analysis areas.

of a column is a split position of a beam or an intermediate point of a 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.

, no support is created for the node when the column is added to the analysis modelstructural model that is created from a physical model and used on the one hand for analyzing structural behavior and load bearing, and on the other hand for design

Analysis model can be viewed in Tekla Structures in a model view.

Analysis model that is made with Tekla Structures can be worked on in other analysis and design software or application.

. When objects in the analysis model are modified, supports may be created.
When Tekla Structural Designer is used as the analysis applicationpart of Tekla Structures functionality that is developed in order to extend the capability of Tekla Structures but that is not included in the Tekla Structures installation

, no supports are created.

TTSD-12559 Analysis and design

Previously, if you had created a rigid linkanalysis model object that connects two nodes so that they do not move in relation to each other

between analysis nodes, you could not move or merge nodes that had been created manually. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19981 Core

When you tried to change the advanced option XS_​DRAWING_​PLOT_​FILE_​NAME_​W in Russian language, Tekla Structures crashed. This has now been fixed.

SOLD-720 Core

Fix for Windows 10 Fall Creator update and onwards: It is now possible to switch user correctly regardless of stay sign in option choice.

TTSD-23434 Tools and components

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

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

models, using Organizer or some other .NET tools could previously cause errors at write out when using the Project viewer role. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20327 Tools and components

The execution time of custom components that use property files has been optimized.

TTSD-19715 Tools and components

Previously, closing Tekla Structures after model loading failed could cause Tekla Structures to crash. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18588 Tools and components

Custom components containing system components were not correctly created when creating several custom components within one command sequence. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18343 Tools and components

If a custom partcomponent for creating a part that cannot be created by using any existing part command or part profile

Typically, custom parts are used to create parts that have a complex composition. For example, castellated beams and sandwich panels are often created as custom parts.

definition is changed, locked custom parts are not updated. If the lockto prevent unwanted action in a model or a drawing

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

is removed and the custom part is modified, the custom part instance is updated to use the new definition.

TTSD-18133 Tools and components

In the Applications & components side pane window, you can now click the  button to find more help on the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

.

TTSD-16349 Tools and components

Custom components with locked parts are no longer updated when the component is changed. Instead, the Object locks dialog box is opened (Manage > Locks).

TTSD-16347 Tools and components

Previously, when you edited a custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

, then closed the custom component editortool that is used for modifying component that is created by a custom component, and for creating dependencies between component objects and other model objects

dialog box and applied the changes to the custom component instances in the model, a copy of the custom component appeared in the model if any of the component instances had locked parts. Now the extra copy is always removed from the model.

TTSD-12860 Tools and components

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.

profiles are now fetched from external environment firm folders along with the users' local profile folder. These external profiles can be loaded in, but any changes will still be saved in the users' local folder as new profiles.

TSAC-2268 Tools and components

In Rebar shape managertool that is used for customizing the bending shapes of reinforcing bars

Rebar shape manager can be used for bending shapes only and not for any other reinforcing bar properties.

, it was not possible to include any of the ‘Leg to leg’ (D1:2), ‘Along leg’ (K3:1) nor ‘Off from leg’ (H3:1) distances in a rule formularule stated in a mathematical language

Formula is part of an equation.

. The formula value was not correctly evaluated and thus the rule result was never true and the OK button was not enabled. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1710 Tools and components

Rebar Coupler and Anchor Tools: Previously, the assembly structure was broken when a coupler was created as a custom partcomponent for creating a part that cannot be created by using any existing part command or part profile

Typically, custom parts are used to create parts that have a complex composition. For example, castellated beams and sandwich panels are often created as custom parts.

and you attached the rebar to another part after the couplers were created.
Note that if the assembly hierarchyarrangement of assemblies that describes the manufacture and erecting of the actual assembly to be built

is already broken, you need to explodeto ungroup the objects that are parts of another object or a component

In Tekla Structures, it is possible to explode components, cast units, assemblies, bent plates, parts that have attached parts, and drawing shapes and plugins.

The exploded objects cannot be reverted back to the original group.

the cast unit, or remove the extra part from the cast unit, and update the coupler once to get the couplers added to the correct cast unit.

TTSD-22146 Numbering

Tekla Structures no longer crashes when renumbering objects.

TTSD-20007 Numbering

When you use standard-part models in 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.

, the standard parts now get the start numberfirst number of a numbering series

of the oldest standard partsteel part that current model parts are compared with in the numbering process in order to give them specific part prefixes

in the actual project model, instead of a random number.
The start number cannot be used to divide identical standard parts in groups, as the parts all get the same part positionposition number that is assigned to a part

, prefix, and start number.

TTSD-22618 User interface

Previously, if you used ft (decimal) length units and selected a 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.

, the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

could be empty. Also, if you changed the unit setting to use ft (decimal) while the property pane was open, Tekla Structures sometimes crashed. Now the property pane properly shows the properties of the bolts.

TTSD-22164 User interface

All virtual studbolt element that represents a metal rod or pin that is used to transfer loads

Studs and other bolt elements are listed in the bolt catalog.

A stud can be secured with two or more nuts and have threading at both ends, or it can be welded to steel parts, for example.

A stud is part of the bolt assembly.

UDAs for steel beams are now available in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

in the US imperial environment.

TTSD-21403 User interface

The cast unit numbering seriesset of identifiers defined by the user, based on which Tekla Structures compares parts, assemblies, cast units, or reinforcement with each other during the numbering and gives position numbers

Numbering series is defined by a prefix and a start number.

The user can, for example, allocate separate numbering series to different phases or part types.

in the concrete part property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

is now shown as dimmed if it is changed in the cast unit level.

TTSD-20918 User interface

Previously, saving the model with Save as could cause Tekla Structures to crash and restart instead of exiting. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20802 User interface

Several fixes have been made to DirectX graphics including improved performance for the shaded wireframe (Ctrl/Shift+2) view mode.

TTSD-20068 User interface

The  Copy properties command in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

now works properly when you float the property pane and restart Tekla Structures.

TTSD-19949 User interface

The 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.

distance x and distance y settings in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

are now properly updated when loading a property filefile that contains properties or settings in the property pane or a dialog box

Property files are saved in the current model folder. The user can copy property files to the project or firm folders for future use.

User-defined attributes can be stored as a property file.

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TTSD-19192 User interface

In some cases, copying properties in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

did not work. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18464 User interface

You can now use 2-byte Japanese characters, as well as other multi-byte characters, in the search box in the Tekla Online side pane.

TTSD-18352 User interface

Previously, the area selectionmethod of selecting objects that are included in a certain rectangular area of a model

In addition to the selected area, selection switches and selection filters control which object types are selected.

cursor did not work correctly with the latest NVIDIA drivers in OpenGL views. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-13217 User interface

When copying properties in the property panecontrol element in Tekla Structures user interface in the form of a side pane window

The property pane can be used to show and modify the properties of model objects.

, the check marks of the properties that you are copying now stay selected.

SOLD-618 User interface

In the Support tool, while you create the support case, the navigating back button in the upper-left corner is disabled for a moment so that you cannot accidentally interrupt the upload.

TTSD-21256 Import, export, interoperability (steel)

NC: Sometimes, the pop-marks for middle line were not created. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2068 Import, export, interoperability (concrete)

In some cases duplicate dimensions were created for double walls or sandwich walls. This has now been fixed.