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Release Notes - Tekla Structures 2019i

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TSAC-2962 Concrete components

In Corbels and recesses (82), the recognition of cuts has now been improved.

TSAC-1281 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
and Floor layout, when a user-defined attributeobject 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.

value on the 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.

/User defined tab is empty, the components now ignore these empty values. This lowers the risk of overwriting these UDAs.

TSAC-2090 Concrete components

Double tee beam automated reinforcement layout (51)
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)
Columns - automated reinforcement layout (57)
Reinforcement Strandreinforcement that represents a group of wires spun together

Layout (66)

You can now define on the Attributes tab that cuts are ignored in strand creation using the following settings: Create strand at voids, Cut strands at voids, Cover thickness, and Min. strands length.

TSAC-2089 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
, bar splicing has been improved and bar lengths cannot extend the maximum allowed value.

TSAC-2639 Concrete components

Meshes created by 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 are now created with the correct cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

name.

TSAC-3031 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
, 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.

values are now set for the surface treatmentbuilding object that represents finishing of a part

The term surface treatment is used in concrete detailing. For concrete parts surface treatment includes surface mixes, tiles, and flat finishes, such as troweling and sandblasting.

The term surface finish is used in steel detailing. For steel parts surface finishes include fire-proofing and unpainted areas.

when it is the first layer.

TSAC-3055 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
, a change has been made in concrete layers. Previously, when the prefix or start numberfirst number of a numbering series

value of a layer was empty, the prefix or start number got the value of the cast unit from the General tab. Now the prefix or start number will get the value set in the advanced options XS_​CONCRETE_​PART_​NUMBERING_​PREFIX and XS_​CONCRETE_​PART_​NUMBERING_​START_NUMBER when the values are set to empty.

TSAC-3030 Concrete components

Previously, 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 connector
, the layer-specific attributes (framing case and offsets) in the Wall layout connector dialog box and the actual connection in the model did not match. This issue appeared when the connected primary wall layout had any surfaces other than the last layer.

TSAC-2254 Concrete components

Floor layout: It is now possible to mirror the floor layout.

TSAC-1896 Concrete components

In Detailing manager, the Filter and Attribute lists now show long filter and attribute file names correctly when you open the lists. When you have selected a filter or an attribute file with a long name that does not fit in the list box and place the mouse pointer on the name, the whole name is now shown in a tooltip.

TSAC-2501 Concrete components

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

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

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

(84)
, distance parameters now work properly with imperial units.

TSAC-2892 Concrete components

In Rectangular column reinforcement (83), the overlap length for stirrups is now converted properly to imperial units.

TSAC-2019 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 opening
: When copying an opening with direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

using the Ctrl button, fillers are now correctly copied along with the opening.

TSAC-1868 Concrete components

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 modifications to rebars created by the Mesh bars component are no longer lost when the component is copied.

TSAC-1380 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
: You can now split a wall layout component into separate components. To split the wall layout, create a seam, then select the seam and click the split command in the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

. The split is persistent and there is no combine command.
Note also that if the splitting seam contains some detailing components, those components will be lost in the split but the seam offsets will be maintained.

TSAC-738 Concrete components

In Seam applicator, the browse button for selecting seam property files now works correctly.
Note: After this change, modifying Seam applicator components created with older Tekla Structures versions do not work correctly. The Seam applicator component has to be recreated in the model.

TSAC-2410 Concrete components

Seam applicator now again loads custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

seams.

TSAC-3023 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 STAIR_WIDTH_TOTAL user-defined attributeobject 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.

is now calculated properly.

TSAC-2875 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 elementation
has several improvements:

  • Weight in imperial settings now reads lbs correctly.
  • Max weight now has a default of 10000kg when you do not enter any value.
  • When there are no precast parts in the wall layout, the following error message is now shown: "Selected wall layout does not have any precast layers and therefore elementation is not possible."
TSAC-2437 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
, the Minimum breaking distance has been improved to work in wall corners so that the value is checked both in the horizontal and vertical directions, and the cut is ignored only if both are smaller than the input value.
The default value (value used when the Minimum breaking distance value is empty) has been changed from 100 mm to 0 mm.

TSAC-2465 Concrete components

Reinforcement 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.

array (91)
now reinforces the entire 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.

area properly.

TSAC-2850 Concrete components

In Floor layout, you can now use Chinese characters in layer names.

TSAC-2915 Concrete components

In Floor layout, the Default gapany space between two objects

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

width
now has an option to set the first and last gap to 0. Previously, the first and last gap had a default offset of half the default gap width.

TSAC-2771, TSAC-2769 Concrete components

In Floor layout, the component attribute file list is now properly shown for all components. Previously, it was not properly shown for 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
, for example.

TSAC-2885 Concrete components

Continuous beam reinforcement now works again.

TSAC-1859 Concrete components

Previously, 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
tools used the circular opening settings for rectangular openings if a circular opening was modified before creating the rectangular opening. This has now been changed.

TSAC-2107 Concrete components

In Reinforcement 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.

array in area (89)
, you can now define the polygon generation start point index.

TSAC-2700 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 (64)
no longer creates meshes if you do not enter any value to the Ht to layer option.

TSAC-3041 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
, extra secondary bars are no longer created in centrally placed bar groups.

TSAC-2873 Concrete components

In Embedded anchors (8), the dimensions defined as percentages on the Placement tab did not work correctly with imperial units. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2235 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
, if there are more than 12 UDAs on the 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.

tab in the Wall layout dialog box, an additional UDA(2) tab is now again created.

TSAC-2879 Concrete components

In Corbels and recesses (82), offsetting created parts with the Reference pointpoint that Tekla Structures creates when the user creates a model object, the point being visualized as a handle

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

Reference points can be selected as snap points in a snap switch.

option now works properly.

TSAC-2457 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 offsets for Bar J are now applied properly.

TSAC-2335 Concrete components

In Tekla Structures 2019 SP2, the direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

arrows for system components and extensions, such as 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
, Floor layout tool, and Formwork placing tool, were broken. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2744 Concrete components

Longitudinal reinforcement (70) now recognizes cuts in the concrete parts.

TSAC-1835 Concrete components

Sloping slabplate that represents a concrete structure

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

Slab may be part of a floor, for example.

drainage
now works correctly on slabs with recesses.

TSAC-3000 Concrete components

In Sandwich and double 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.

, all foils and insulations that are split are now added to the cast unit as defined on the Parts tab.

TSAC-2764 Concrete components

In Embedded anchors (8), rebars are now created correctly when the rebar size is defined as text and not as a number.

TSAC-3001 Concrete components

In the Sandwich and double wall dialog box, the Foil tab is now between the Horizontal section tab and Insulation tab. The list of foil options on the Foil tab now correctly shows (2) instead of (3).

TSAC-2661 Steel components

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

(143)
, the Same bolt length for all option now works correctly for all the bolts the component creates.

TSAC-2882 Steel components

Partial stiff end platecomponent object that represents a plate welded perpendicular to the end of the component secondary part

(65)
now works correctly when using an L profile instead of a front 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-2727 Steel components

The countersunk bolts that have been added by using the Metsec components now use a single washer. All other bolts continue to use two washers.

TSAC-2541 Steel components

In Stairs (S71), step chamfers now work correctly.

TSAC-303 Steel components

In Stiffeners (1034), the width and height of stiffeners is now correctly applied.

TSAC-2631 Steel components

In Column site weld splice (137), gussetcomponent object that represents a plate that connects braces to a beam, column, or base plate

plates and splice plates are now 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.

profile is a circular hollow section.

TSAC-2814 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.

to tube column (47)
, 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 options are now correctly applied for both secondary beams.

TSAC-2795 Steel components

In Ladder (S35), in some geometrical conditions the hoops were previously created with solid errors. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2936 Steel components

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

(20)
, the settings on the Brace bolts 3 tab are now correctly applied for the 3rd and all the subsequent braces.

TSAC-311 Steel components

In Tube splice (6), the creation of welds between the splice plates and the input parts has been improved.

TSAC-2543 Steel components

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

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

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

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

simple (146)
, clipping the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

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

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

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

flange previously depended on the length of the secondary part. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2884 Steel components

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

(40)
, previously, when using the upper bolt 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.

or lower bolt plate together with the bolting direction option, some bolts were not created correctly. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-3212 Steel components

In Ladder (S35), you can now offset rungs vertically from the stringer center line using the new option on the Parameters tab.

TSAC-2935 Steel components

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

(20)
, the Bolt type for Brace bolts 1-3 is now correctly applied when using cross plates as the connection type.

TSAC-569 Steel 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.

rails
, when you set the bracket spacing to Maximum on the Brackets tab, the bracket spacing was not created correctly. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2944 Steel components

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

TSAC-2359 Steel components

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

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

(1047)
, in some situations, two anchors were previously added to the same assembly. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2991 Steel components

In L splice (175) there was an incorrectly created chamfer on the L profile, which was causing problems with 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-857 Steel components

Seatcomponent object that represents a structure upon which a component secondary part rests

type 5 (60)
does not create an unwanted fittingadjustment of a part end

anymore.

TSAC-2349 Steel components

In Railings (S77), top rail part cutcut that is defined by a cutting part

creation has been improved.

TSAC-2367 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

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

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

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

is now correctly set as the bolt 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.

.

TSAC-3160 Steel components

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

cross (60)
, the bolts were rotated incorrectly when the connection was used for twin profiles. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2800 Steel components

In Handrail 1 (74), slotted holes are now correctly applied to bolts.

TSAC-846 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.

, holes are now created correctly for inclined reinforcing bars with part cuts in steel columns, beams, and contour plates.

TSAC-2742 Steel components

In Round joining plates (124), the antimaterial in the 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.

which creates a cut in the 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.

is no longer shown in drawings.

TSAC-270 Steel components

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

(40)
, weld 7 is now created correctly in situations where the haunch is created as a profile.

TSAC-3038 Steel components

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

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

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

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

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

(65)
, the fittingadjustment of a part end

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

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

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

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

was previously incorrectly created in some cases. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2933 Steel components

In Welded column with stiffeners (128), top and bottom 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.

welds were previously swapped. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2568 Steel components

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

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

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

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

simple (146)
, previously, when the shear tabcomponent object that represents a plate welded to the component main part and bolted to the web of the component secondary part

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

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

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

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

flange, both sides of the secondary part were coped. Now only that side where the shear tab is created is coped.

TSAC-2397 Steel components

In Column splice (42), it is now possible to specify separate bolt spacing for the primary and secondary flange bolts.

TSAC-2226 Steel components

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

(59)
, the seal 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.

was not previously created when the weld length was set to be smaller than zero. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2467 Steel components

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

(20)
, the cut creation has been improved in cases when the gusset 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.

runs through 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.

.

TSAC-2490 Steel components

In Full depth S (185), the gapany space between two objects

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

between 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.

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.

flanges is now correctly applied when the main part is a C or U profile.

TSAC-2554 Steel components

In Ladder (S35), in some cases, hoops were previously not created correctly. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2177 Steel components

In H/V 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.

(64)
, previously there was the gapany space between two objects

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

or clash between the shear plate 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2756 Steel components

In Welded column with stiffeners (128), 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.

welding angles are now correctly applied.

TSAC-2956 Steel components

In Joist to beam, type 1 (160), the location of the secondary part(1) part that exists in a building object and that is connected to the main part

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

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

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

handle no longer affects the created joist cuts.

TSAC-2519 Steel components

In Full depth (184), Full depth S (185), Column with stiffeners (186) and Column with stiffeners (188), shear plates are now created correctly when there is a gapany space between two objects

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

specified between 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.

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

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

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

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

web.

TSAC-2805 Steel components

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

(40)
, the creation of chamfers has now been improved in situations where the hauch is created as a profile.

TSAC-2603 Steel components

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

(143)
, the extra length of bolts is now correctly applied when a different number of bolts is created on the secondary parts.

TSAC-3185 Steel components

In Railings (S77), stanchion skews are now created correctly for all stanchions.

TTSD-24752 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 synchronization performance has been improved.

TTSD-27752 Organizer

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.

performance has now been improved in situations where you open an old model in an environment where a substantial number of property definitions has been changed.

TTSD-20302 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 used the W_Project_data property templatedefinition of object property layout for the property table in object browser

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

, the property values of one assembly row in Object Browsertool in Organizer used to inquire, view, and report model information based on selected model objects

were emptied when you exported the object propertiesproperties associated with an object type

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

to Excel. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-27599 Organizer

Synchronization has been improved 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.

. Synchronizing Organizer with models that have assemblies containing a lot of subassemblies/parts is much faster than before.

TTSD-25840 Organizer

When you export data to Excel and select the Export without column headers option, the Count column header is not added to the export anymore.

TTSD-24843 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Curved rebars are now visualized with better accuracy 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.

reference models.

TTSD-23285 Import, export, interoperability

TrimBIM file was not created for a SketchUp .skp file. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21401 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: When DirectX renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

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

was enabled, some lines in a DWG 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.

disappeared at certain zoom levels. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26980 Import, export, interoperability

IFC4 export: Welds are now exported into the phase you defined for them in the model instead of  the "Phase unknown" layer.

TTSD-25076 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Tekla Structures crashed when you pressed the Pick button in the Add model dialog box while hiding the existing reference files. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25692 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Conversion factors from metric to imperial have been added to 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.

reference models.

TTSD-23266 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

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

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion: Cut row in changes cannot be opened at some cases. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26897 Import, export, interoperability

The bending radii of rebar hooks are now correctly exported to IFC4. Previously, the main rebar bending radii were applied to all bends including hook bends.

TTSD-24051 Import, export, interoperability

The SketchUp export did not work if the Tekla Structures model name contained special characters. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25325 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

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

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion: Some B-rep cuts were not created correctly, which caused slowness. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17107 Import, export, interoperability

IFC4 export:  Tekla Structures crashed when you were using a large number of characters for the file name in the IFC4 export dialog box. This has now been fixed. If the the number of characters exceeds Microsoft Windows character limit the characters are removed from the file name.

TTSD-25462 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Hovering with the mouse over a reference modelmodel which the designer can use as an aid when building another model

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

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

no longer highlights all reference model objects, only the pointed reference object, to improve the performance. Complete reference model is still selected as before, when clicked.

TTSD-19777 Import, export, interoperability

The FEM export got slower after each repeated export. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24268 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Reference models were not correctly cut by the view extrema in drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-14434 Import, export, interoperability

IFC2x3 export: When creating IFC2x3 export files the 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

name "Tekla Structures Educational" was shown in the 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.

output header even though the license was Full. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23475 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

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

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion did not convert curved walls correctly in some cases. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20091 Import, export, interoperability

Point clouds do not flash anymore on mouse click in the DX renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

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

mode.

TTSD-18022 Import, export, interoperability

IFC2x3 export: 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.

is now exported to the same location as the model when you use the Location by: Work planeplane that the user has chosen in a model and that is currently active for working on in a model view

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

option.

TTSD-23950 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

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

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion sometimes misplaced cuts. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24524 Import, export, interoperability

IFC2x3 export: Curved rebars are now exported with more accurate geometry when you use the Surface geometry export type.

TTSD-20150 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Setting the visibility of 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.

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.

layers did not work. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22387 Import, export, interoperability

When manually importing a new profile through the Modify Profile Catalogcatalog that displays profiles and information on the profiles

In addition to the available profiles in the respective Tekla Structures environment, the user can add fixed or parametric user-defined profiles to the profile catalog. It is also possible to import profiles to the profile catalog.

dialog box using the Replace option, all parts in the model could sometimes get unintentionally modified. Now all unaffected parts remain untouched after the import.

TTSD-23264 Import, export, interoperability

The 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 update now keeps the user-created part cuts.

TTSD-23931 Import, export, interoperability

IFC2x3 export: The scaling of the 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 dialog box did not work with high resolution screens. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-15289 Import, export, interoperability

DWG drawing export: 2D DWG export now scales the exported file correctly also when US Imperial units are used in the model.

TTSD-21384 Import, export, interoperability

IFC2x3 export: The surface treatmentbuilding object that represents finishing of a part

The term surface treatment is used in concrete detailing. For concrete parts surface treatment includes surface mixes, tiles, and flat finishes, such as troweling and sandblasting.

The term surface finish is used in steel detailing. For steel parts surface finishes include fire-proofing and unpainted areas.

to all faces of the part is now properly written to the 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.

model.

TTSD-22102 Import, export, interoperability

Assert when you inserted a DWG/DXF file with empty name. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-13632 Import, export, interoperability

IFC4 export: 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.

with line cutcut that is defined by a cutting line

is now exported correctly in IFC4 Design Transfer View Export.

TTSD-18213 Import, export, interoperability

DWG drawing export: It is now possible to record UI macros with the new drawing DWG export. Old macros are not compatible with the new export.

TTSD-26273 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: The data handling of reference models sometimes failed, and the Temp.tmp file remained in .\DataStorage\ref folder. As a result, saving of a multi user model froze Tekla Structures and it needed to be closed from Task Managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

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

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

.  Tekla Structures also froze in single user model. These have now been fixed.

TTSD-24848 Import, export, interoperability

Tekla Structures now contains DWG plug-in version 1.42.

TTSD-23850 Import, export, interoperability

IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

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

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

object conversion did not convert curved walls correctly in some cases. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25585 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Bolts are now shown correctly in reference models.

TTSD-28021 Import, export, interoperability

IFC4 export: A non-segmented profile is now used for polygon plates.

TTSD-22068 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Undo 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.

Show/Hide was not working. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26027 Import, export, interoperability

Reference models: Models with reference models are now opened faster. You can now again change the visibility of locked reference models.

TTSD-26570 Import, export, interoperability

3D DWG export now works better with z coordinates.

TTSD-24669 Templates and reports

Some report templates are now faster to solve.

TTSD-19149 Templates and reports

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

: There is a new date format "dd-mm-yyyy" available in Template Editor.

TTSD-27234 Templates and reports

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

: Template Editor now shows installed environments when it is started from Windows start menu.

TTSD-27005 Templates and reports

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

attribute now displays the angle values in graphical fields in drawing templates.

TTSD-17876 Drawings

Removing dimension points from curved dimension could corrupt the whole dimension. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24459 Drawings

Detailed 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.

were not applied if the name from the dialog box differed from file name for the given attribute.

TTSD-22647 Drawings

Dimension post and prefix marks were incorrectly aligned. They are now again at the same y location as the dimension value text.

TTSD-22667 Drawings

In Layout editortool that enables editing the table layout directly on a drawing

In the layout editor, it is possible select which tables are included in the table layout and where they are placed. The table scale, and rotation and overlapping with drawing views can be adjusted.

, dragged drawing templates now keep their anchors more logically.

TTSD-24553 Drawings

The Zoom to selected command in drawings was not working correctly in some cases. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17669 Drawings

Manual weld marks are no longer deleted when modifying view settings in a drawing.

TSAC-3003 Drawings

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

dimensioning
, the dimension markpart of a dimension that displays the basic information about the building object measurements

A dimension mark can consist of a prefix, numerical value, and postfix.

and line to rebar are now correctly placed in a customized position.

TTSD-22222 Drawings

Dimension dragging now works properly again.

TTSD-25187 Drawings

Previously, when you moved detail views to other drawings, the detail names sometimes changed. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25828 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.

selected
command in GA drawings now handles slightly better parts that exist in the target assemblies but not in the source.

TTSD-24666 Drawings

Some objects are now drawn in lesser detail when zoomed out in drawings. This gives better performance when working in drawing modemode that is used for editing the appearance and content of drawings

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

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TTSD-27732 Drawings

The update of the curved dimensions in drawings now works more reliably.

TTSD-24801 Drawings

The reliability of 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.

selected
command has been improved in some cases where you make partially overlapping source and target selections.

TTSD-21114 Drawings

The List hidden objects in templates option in drawings now works more reliably.

TTSD-23679 Drawings

You are again able to create 2D Library details.

TSAC-2333 Drawings

In dimensioning rule properties, the Dimension to setting for vertical dimensions is now read correctly from rule file.

TTSD-17795 Drawings

The drawing section marks no longer refer to wrong views.

TTSD-25907 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.

selected
command now handles better associative notes that are not properly associated.

TTSD-25597 Drawings

Previously, setting the XS_BOLT_DUPLICATE_IGNORE to TRUE removed the bolts in duplicate holes from GA drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24976 Drawings

Single-part views included in assembly drawings now have correct orientation.

TTSD-23213 Drawings

In earlier versions, if a drawing dimension was selected and then turned off in view dimension properties, the handle points remained visible. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24826 Drawings

Dragging dimension points no longer moves the whole dimension.

TTSD-25297 Drawings

Change clouds in drawings now work better when they are placed directly to the drawing sheet instead of the drawing viewview that includes selected model objects or an area in the model, that is represented in a drawing

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

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

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

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TTSD-25974 Drawings

Hatch patterns containing a large number of lines where not correctly displayed in the printing or snapshot output. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24716 Drawings

It is no longer possible to accidentally drag a template in a drawing when not editing the layout.

TTSD-26182 Drawings

Leader lines of merged marks now work better with 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.

selected
command.

TSAC-1737 Drawings

Shape dimensions are created so that they do not go through the object if possible.

TTSD-26296 Drawings

Automatically created radius dimensions were drawn the wrong way around. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-17943 Drawings

The tolerance for RD text in drawing dimensions has been adjusted so it no longer collides with the dimension text.

TTSD-24714 Drawings

Previously, the 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.

rules list sometimes showed empty lines. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25779 Drawings

Merged marks cloned with 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.

selected
command no longer have unnecessary change clouds.

TTSD-25563 Drawings

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.

graphics were missing from the Grid linesingle line that visualizes a single grid plane on a view plane

properties
dialog box, which prevented the editing of individual grid lines. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-14378 Drawings

The drawing_history.log now works correctly.

TTSD-25318 Drawings

Empty DWG files no longer cause an assert failure.

TTSD-21381 Drawings

When a template has a pull-out picturesmall graphic in a reinforcement mark, table, or report template that shows the shape and dimensions of a reinforcing bar

for an individual rebar of a tapered rebar groupgroup of reinforcing bars that are side by side and have identical properties, except the possible variation in bar lengths

, the pull-out picture now shows the dimension lengths correctly as exact values.

TTSD-26418 Drawings

The advanced option XS_USE_CROSS_FOR_OPENING_SYMBOL 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 with some drawings.

TTSD-28212 Drawings

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.

symbols are now drawn correctly again.

TTSD-23301 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 works correctly even if there are invalid paths in the XS advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groups

In Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or by a specific company.

In Tekla Structures, advanced options usually begin with the initials XS and are followed by the name of the function, for example XS_BACKGROUND_COLOR.

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TTSD-22056 Drawings

Sometimes there were asserts written in log file about placing marks even if the mark content was empty and the mark was not shown in the drawing at all. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-3985 Drawings

Locking an issued drawing caused the drawing to always change its status to "Issued drawing changed" 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.

, even though the drawing itself was not changed. Now, locking an unchanged issued drawing will not change the drawing status. Locking a drawing that was modified after issuing will, however, retain its "changed" status.
Reading in Issued sets locally locked to unlocked state, and reading in Lockto prevent unwanted action in a model or a drawing

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

sets locally Issued to not issued state.

TTSD-25607 Drawings

It is no longer possible to open a drawing 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.

while direct editing one of its properties. Previously if that was done, any in-progress editing was lost. Now the edit is committed.

TTSD-25438 Drawings

Marks originated from view properties with template attributes now work more reliably.

TTSD-26028 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.

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 because a column name contained an invalid character '-'. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25588 Drawings

When a view is selected, and the selection is lost due to selecting in a rule in the dimensioning rules panel (which leads to selecting the related dimensions), that view selection is restored when the view properties dialog box is closed or the dimensioning rule is deselected. This makes it possible to modify the view after a dimensioning rule is selected and deleted.

TTSD-24041 Drawings

Master Drawing Catalogcatalog that is used for creating drawings by using master drawings

Master drawing catalog can be used for searching for master drawings usually in the current model and saving the search results.

can now be opened in Partner configuration again.

TTSD-17250 Drawings

The new printing incorrectly displayed a watermark in drawings with the Educational stamp. The text Educational was also shown in the PDF properties for a drawing. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26105 Drawings

When copying views with layout from another drawing to the current drawing, the reports are no longer re-calculated for each view, but only once. Now copying views with layout works faster.

TTSD-17420 Drawings

Skewed or squashed symbols (with unequal height and width) containing arcs were drawn incorrectly in some cases. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26791 Drawings

Change clouds are no longer shortened when views are shortened.

TTSD-21312 Drawings

Previously, when adding marks in drawings with applied settings, some properties were lost if the drawing was updated.
Now any new marks added with applied properties are kept during the update.

TTSD-24940 Drawings

Tekla Structures does not crash anymore when modifying a drawing even if the 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.

definitions are missing from the objects.inp.
The User-defined attributes dialog box is not available at all in the drawing dialog box  if UDAs are missing from the environment. Previously,clicking the panel 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.

TTSD-27840 Drawings

The section marks are no longer referring to wrong views.

TTSD-22129 Drawings

Position dimensions in anchor bolt plangeneral arrangement drawing that displays the anchor bolt layout

drawings were sometimes missing. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2928 Drawings

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

dimensioning
: Previously, single bar rebar groups gave incorrect number values. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-745 Drawings

In some cases shape dimension lines were not long enough. Now they extend to the actual dimension pointpoint that Tekla Structures or the user has used for dimensioning

location.

TTSD-27485 Drawings

Level marks in drawings were sometimes giving wrong value. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-27776 Drawings

Reference models: Assembly, cast unit, and single-part drawings: Previously, section symbols were created very far apart and view boundaries were too large if the model contained reference models, even when the reference models were not visible in the drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24038 Drawings

Drawing settingssettings that control what the drawing looks like and what it includes

Drawing settings can be defined in the modeling mode when creating a drawing, and they can be modified in the drawing mode.

The range of the objects and elements that drawing settings affect may vary.

for bolt marks with templates now create marks properly.

TTSD-25377 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.

selected
command now works slightly better when the target has less parts or assemblies than the selected source.

TTSD-24705 Drawings

Sometimes the 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.

inquire failed and did not provide all information. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24211 Drawings

Customizing the rebar position in drawings did not work correctly if there were several views on top of each other. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20488 Drawings

Previously, dragging drawing text from the ruler instead of the ruler handle could cause Tekla Structures to crash. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-3213 Drawings

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.

dimensioning: In some situations, holes in cast units were recognized as recesses, and they were not dimensioned. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2375 Drawings

Pattern line editortool in Tekla Structures that is used for creating and modifying pattern lines

Pattern line editor can be used in a model or in an open drawing.

The created pattern lines are added to drawings with the pattern line command.

saves the default color correctly in the created .clp file, so 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.

color can be modified.

TTSD-24457 Drawings

Dragging rebar set rebar marks in a drawings now works also with curved rebars.

TTSD-25125 Drawings

Clipping non-solid imported items now works better in drawings.

TTSD-26142 Drawings

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

pictures in drawing templates now have correct leg lengths for rebar set tapered groups.

TTSD-22912 Drawings

Drawings with custom plug-ins using lots of graphical objects, such as lines, or rectangles, have now slightly better performance.

TTSD-24495 Drawings

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.

handling is now more robust, and merged marks are not split anymore.

TTSD-25650 Drawings

Now you can select slightly more targets with 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.

selected
command  and still have a good cloning result.

TTSD-23726 Drawings

Printing: Paper sizes were not updated correctly when loading model. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23179 Tekla Model Sharing

The performance of 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 has been improved in situations where the model history contains a lot of deleted objects.

TTSD-23785 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, when a user of 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.

was assigned the Editor role and the user opened Tekla Structures with a configuration that did not support that role, the user was shown a message prompting to open Tekla Structures with an empty role (""). This has now been fixed so that the message more clearly states the required role.

TTSD-22561 Tekla Model Sharing

The SharingConfiguration.xml file is no longer in required in Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

, so the file has been removed from the installation folder.

TTSD-25827 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, if some files related to a model had percent signs (%) in their names, sharing the model could fail. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26837 Tekla Model Sharing

Reference models: Previously in shared models, conflicts with reference models at read-in sometimes caused situations where reference objects could not be shown as invisible in 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-16206 Tekla Model Sharing

In shared models, for parametric sketched profiles with several properties, the profile geometries were calculated incorrectly after read in until model was saved and reopened. Now this has been fixed. The geometries are correct after read in. Note that all users of model need have this Service Pack in use when writing out and reading in to have the correct geometries.

TTSD-22960 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.

, profile import has been improved as follows:

  • Importing of .lis profiles which have double quotes followed by space in the names has been fixed.
  • Importing of .lis profiles which have duplicated cross-section points has been fixed.
  • Reliability of importing profile updates during read in has been improved.
TTSD-25994 Tekla Model Sharing

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

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

:
- If writing out 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.

fails, the model sharing log and the error log now show more details about the failure.
- Shared models can now be saved even if some of the saved files are locked by other applications, such as antivirus software.

TTSD-16162 Tekla Model Sharing

The appearance of usernames in the history of shared models has been unified. The usernames are now shown in the domain\name format.

TTSD-22018 Tekla Model Sharing

If a drawing 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.

has been modified remotely and deleted locally, the changes list now shows the status "Modified / Conflict" or "Deleted / Conflict" for the drawing when you read in. The mark and name of the drawing are now also shown correctly.

TTSD-15628 Tekla Model Sharing

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

was converted into 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.

, inserting an object could appear twice in the object history. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22776 Tekla Model Sharing

Previously, some drawing versions did not work properly in Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26304 Tekla Model Sharing

In some situations, conflicts in the model could cause the error "Dbvirtual fatal error: internal consistency failure" in read in and restart of Tekla Structures. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23998 Tekla Model Sharing

The Replace option for importing profiles to the profile catalogcatalog that displays profiles and information on the profiles

In addition to the available profiles in the respective Tekla Structures environment, the user can add fixed or parametric user-defined profiles to the profile catalog. It is also possible to import profiles to the profile catalog.

in shared models now works correctly when cross sections in the original profile and the imported profile have identical names.

TTSD-23897 Tekla Model Sharing

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

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

, weld lengths were sometimes not properly adjusted if welds ran at the edge of two touching beams, and the beam widths were separately changed in both the local model and in the 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-19572 Tekla Model Sharing

Locked components are no longer automatically updated when you start sharing a model. Users can update the locked components manually by double-clicking the components and clicking Modify in the component properties dialog box.

TTSD-14480 Tekla Model Sharing

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

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

, saving a copy of 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 Save As option could erase the creation time and creator of model objects. This has now been fixed so that the creation time of model objects is the time that the copied model was saved, and the creator is the user that saved the model.

TSAC-2941 Reinforcement

Previously, the first / last leg length was incorrect when hooks were set to be ignored in shape recognition (XS_REBAR_RECOGNITION_HOOKS_CONSIDERATION=FALSE) and the hook angle was less than 90 degrees. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26803 Reinforcement

In rebar sets, when you were placing a splitterrebar set modifier that can be used to split the reinforcing bars in a rebar set and to create reinforcement splices

modifierline or polyline that can be used to locally modify reinforcing bars in a rebar set

Rebar set modifiers can be rebar set property modifiers, end detail modifiers, or splitters. Also rebar set secondary guidelines behave like rebar set modifiers.

Polyline modifier may have corner chamfers. Each rebar set modifier only affects those rebar set reinforcing bars that its projection touches.

and tried to snap to mid points, snapping did not work correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25246 Reinforcement

Modifying multiple rebar set leg faces or guidelines through 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 correctly.

TTSD-19685 Reinforcement

The end detail modifierrebar set modifier that can be used to create hooks or threading for certain reinforcing bars in a rebar set

The rebar set end detail modifier affects the nearest end of the reinforcing bar.

hook type could not be changed in 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.

if the bending radius was non-standard. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-13797 Reinforcement

Tekla Structures now checks for duplicates when creating rebar set modifiers and splitters.

TTSD-23731 Reinforcement

Rebar set bars are now correctly shown as selected in the model when selected in Task managertool that enables the linking of temporal data to a model

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

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

.

TTSD-26272 Reinforcement

Previously, when creating property modifiers for rebar sets, the selected bars picking mode was not activated. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23719 Reinforcement

Rebar set bars are now correctly shown as selected in the model when selected 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.

.

TTSD-23905 Reinforcement

DirectX renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

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

performance has been improved when visualizing bent rebars which have a large bending radius.

TTSD-21170 Reinforcement

When copying properties of rebar sets, the first affected bar is now copied correctly.

TSAC-2747 Reinforcement

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.

, the value of total length along center line (CLL) was not correct in case the bending radius values and angles were varying. This has now been fixed.

This fix also affects reports if the CLL value has been used for calculations.

TTSD-19875 Reinforcement

Previously, to make rebar sets visible when opening 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

, you had to redraw the view. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26787 Reinforcement

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.

is now updated correctly when selecting a modifierline or polyline that can be used to locally modify reinforcing bars in a rebar set

Rebar set modifiers can be rebar set property modifiers, end detail modifiers, or splitters. Also rebar set secondary guidelines behave like rebar set modifiers.

Polyline modifier may have corner chamfers. Each rebar set modifier only affects those rebar set reinforcing bars that its projection touches.

command on the Rebar set contextual tab on the ribbon, or on the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

. Previously, the property pane occasionally showed the properties of the selected rebar set even if you selected a modifier command.

TTSD-23658 Reinforcement

Previously, if you used 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.

to copy spacing zone properties to multiple rebar sets at the same time, new zones could be created with their properties all set to zero. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24838 Reinforcement

Copying rebar set 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.

now works correctly when you use 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.

to select the rebar sets to which you want to copy properties.

TTSD-24256 Reinforcement

Previously, you could not select multiple rebar sets to be cut with the Part cutcut that is defined by a cutting part

command. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21872 Reinforcement

Earlier, the outermost rebar set bars split by splitters were put into the cover thickness area. This is not happening anymore since the splitters can now modify rebar set start and end offsets, if needed.

TSAC-2735 Reinforcement

Previously, if you used a Rebar coupler or Rebar end anchor component with rebar sets and manually attached the rebar set bars to another part, the components remained attached to the original part. This has now been fixed. Now both the rebars set bars and the components are correctly attached to the other part.

TTSD-26528 Reinforcement

In rebar sets, the 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.

and the secondary guidelinerebar set guideline that can be used in addition to the rebar set primary guideline to modify the geometry, direction, and spacing of reinforcing bars in a rebar set

Rebar set secondary guidelines can be used to create curved reinforcing bars or to define a different spacing at the start and end of the rebar set reinforcing bars, for example.

selection was previously lost 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.

after a modification. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24323 Reinforcement

The Diagnose and repair 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.

: series of selected objects
command now works correctly for rebar sets.

TTSD-28122 Modeling

Previously, a warning message was shown when you opened the user-defined attributes (UDAs) dialog box for a cast unit sub-assemblyassembly in a nested assembly that is subordinate to a parent assembly

from 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25163 Modeling

Previously, when holes were not modeled correctly (not going through any part), they were invisible, giving to a user no chance to fix the situation. This now has been fixed.

TTSD-25515 Modeling

When using the Ortho tool, the snap symbol is now again shown as the snap to any position symbol.

TTSD-27623 Modeling

Previously, changing the visibility of reference models caused conflicts in multi-user models. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-27762 Modeling

Previously, if a 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

had several edge chamfers, removing one of them caused others to disappear. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25205 Modeling

Sometimes, when you created a new 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.

view to a radial grid planesingle horizontal or vertical plane of a grid

, for the radial grids that started from the negative angle elevation plane, 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.

lines were too short and the elevation plane was smaller than needed. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26760 Modeling

Previously, when you loaded 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.

that did not contain the assembly 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.

value 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.

, Tekla Structures would crash. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23539 Modeling

When you use direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

to add a new elevation grid linesingle line that visualizes a single grid plane on a view plane

to a rectangular 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.

, the grid labelname of a grid line

is now shown correctly.

TTSD-29301 Modeling

Previously, when you had selected all parts in a cast unit with the Alt key pressed and you had the Select components selection switchswitch used for controlling which object types can be selected

active, trying to deselect a custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

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

in the cast unit by clicking the sub-assembly with the Ctrl button pressed could cause Tekla Structures to crash. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26117 Modeling

Saving the model with Save as could take a long time because Tekla Structures was recreating drawings. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26395 Modeling

When you create a concrete or a steel item, the Undo history dialog box now properly shows the correct command name. Previously, the dialog box listed Direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

as the last command.

TTSD-27743 Modeling

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

with the Save as command could cause problems when trying to open or save the model later. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-26240 Modeling

Previously, profiles whose SUB_TYPE was defined without quotation marks in the .lis file could not be imported. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25571 Modeling

Deleting the latest used shape 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.

does not prevent inserting the following items anymore.

TTSD-25862 Modeling

Previously, when updating 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.

using the old property dialog box, the bolt tolerance changed to 1.0. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24549 Modeling

Models created with Tekla Structures versions older than 2017 could get corrupted if they were saved while runtime IDs were disabled. Saving models will now fail if runtime IDs are disabled, which will prevent models from being corrupted for that reason.

TTSD-25099 Modeling

When you renamed a grid line labelname of a grid line

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

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

, 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.

properties were not updated and the previous label returned when dragging the line. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25981 Modeling

Performance issues in user-defined sketched profileparametric user-defined profile created in the sketch editor

use have been fixed.

TTSD-27157 Modeling

Previously, when you modified 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.

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.

using US imperial units, the distances with feet and inches that included feet symbols and the inches having fractional values (a'-b.c") did not work correctly. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23098 Modeling

The Diagnose model command now adds a new line "Obsolete object modification rows found." if there are any rows to be removed in the model databasedatabase file that contains a model

Model database file has the extension .db1. In addition, other files, such as the corresponding numbering database .db2, are needed in order to obtain the functionality of the model database.

. Use the Repair model command to remove these rows. This can considerably reduce the database size if it had become too large as a result of creating and deleting multiple objects with UDAs.

TTSD-25661 Modeling

The selected snap switchswitch used for controlling what kind of points Tekla Structures snaps to

The user needs to activate snap switches to be able to pick different points, for example, line ends and intersections.

Snap switches help the user to pick points in order to position model objects precisely without having to know the coordinates or create additional lines or points.

now works correctly when creating construction objects.

TTSD-24058 Modeling

Previously, Tekla Structures could crash when you created and opened a single-part drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for one part and that is generally used at the workshop

when 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.

was open. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25123 Modeling

Previously, cross sections could sometimes get incorrectly renamed with a redundant extension " 2", when automatically renamed after importing profiles (for example, "A100 2 2", or "A100 2 2 2 2"). Now the deduplication numbers in cross sectiongeometrical form of a part sectioned perpendicular to its axis

names are incremented correctly (for example, "A100 3", "A100 4", and so on).

TTSD-24499 Modeling

Previously, you could enter an invalid shape name for an item 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.

, which would change the item into a stick. This is now prevented. Instead, Tekla Structures instructs you to select a new shape.

TTSD-20475 Modeling

Modifying bent plates has been changed so that you can now modify the connecting plates freely as long as they fit some bend.

TTSD-3635 Modeling

When setting the location dimensions of items and custom parts, the small yellow arrows above the dimension value box are not shown anymore and the value you enter is now used as the dimension value.

TTSD-25153 Modeling

When creating construction objects, it is no longer necessary to be very close to the desired points to be snapped.

TTSD-20433 Modeling

Selecting parts in large models is now much faster.

TTSD-21927 Modeling

Direct modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handles

Direct modification enables additional handles and modification options.

of elevation 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.

lines in radial grids now works for every 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.

view that passes through the origin of the grid.

TTSD-24372 Modeling

Previously, the database size could become too large if you created and deleted multiple objects with UDAs. This has now been fixed. 

TTSD-26815 Modeling

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

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

handler
toolbar now works better when saving multi-user models (save and model reopen). The toolbar now keeps the set work plane when saving the model.

TTSD-25387 Modeling

When copying or moving a 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

(or a stand-alone bent plate(1) part that represents a flat structure

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

(2) plate that represents a steel structure

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

) using the Mirror command, the coordinate system of the part would sometimes jump to an incorrect location. This has been now fixed.

TTSD-17847 Modeling

When 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.

(with the save-numbering-save setting selected in the Numbering set up dialog box), unnamed temporary views disappeared when canceling the numbering. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-16302 Modeling

Weld position is now available on the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

in the Construction modeling configuration.

TTSD-24692 Modeling

Previously, when you selected to keep duplicate objects, you had to redraw the view or the duplicate objects did not appear. This happened with all object types. Now this has been fixed.

TTSD-27870 Modeling

Snapping to the nearest point now works when using the Ortho tool.

TTSD-25150 Modeling

When defining 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.

distance in imperial units 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.

, a number without a foot symbol but with an inch symbol ("a-b""), was not recognized correctly causing grid modification to be impossible. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25782 Modeling

An issue that would have caused certain previously imported shapes in the shape catalogcatalog that displays a list of predefined item shapes

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

to be incorrectly cleaned has been fixed in Tekla Structures. The affected shapes typically have had holes and have been imported to Tekla Structures using a version prior to Tekla Structures version 2018i, and then cleaned in version 2018i or newer using the Shape cleaner 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

. The incorrect result could be seen in the 3D viewview that displays objects three-dimensionally

3D view is one of the default views.

as missing faces on the cleaned shapes.

SOLD-960 Licensing

When using online license with Stay signed in selected, changing to another configuration and restarting Tekla Structures does not show the selected configuration. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24170 Installation

Tekla Structures Extension manager now displays a message box while scanning for installed extensions.

TTSD-24789 Installation

Previously, in some environments, Tekla Structures could crash if you modified rebar groups by using 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.

. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-18955 Analysis and design

Previously, static ID model conversion failed in some rare cases because of ID handling. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-22292 Core

The DX renderingprocess of making the model object faces visible

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

now shows correctly the edges of double curved surfaces, especially visible in the wireframe rendering (Ctrl+1). Additionally, fillet edges are now shown in the same way as in OpenGL rendering.

TTSD-24676 Tools and components

In the Shape cleaner 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

, the shape name list is now shown in alphabetical order.

TTSD-24236 Tools and components

In the Shape cleaner 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

, long directory names are now shown on multiple lines so that they are not clipped anymore.

TTSD-23219 Tools and components

Layout points now remain visible at all zoom levels, when previously they were reverted into sticks at zoom levels.

TSAC-2978 Tools and components

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

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

now displays a dialog box that shows the progress of some commands.

TTSD-24623 Tools and components

RPC interface function xs_select_part was returning the wrong object typedescription of a group of objects that share common characteristics

The objects are grouped based on different characteristics in models and in drawings. Examples of model object types are beams and rebar sets. Examples of drawing object types are parts and marks.

in case of cut or add parts. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-20154 Tools and components

Using the AutoDefaultspredefined properties that AutoConnection uses when creating connections

rule group Shear_Tabs no longer crashes Tekla Structures and Windows.

TSAC-1607 Tools and components

Previously, using Layout managertool that is used to import and export layout data between Tekla Structures and field layout devices

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

 especially when working with large models could sometimes be very slow as some actions could take a long time. This has now been improved.

TTSD-9687 Tools and components

Previously, Tekla Structures could crash if an error occurred while reading the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

settings file. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2154 Tools and components

Previously, Layout managertool that is used to import and export layout data between Tekla Structures and field layout devices

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

stopped working if you tried to create more than 255 groups, which is the maximum number of groups in Layout manager. This has now been fixed, and it is no longer possible to create more than 255 groups.

TSAC-2518 Tools and components

The performance of layout pointpoint that can be exported to a layout device

Layout point can be a reference point.

and layout line handling has been improved in Layout managertool that is used to import and export layout data between Tekla Structures and field layout devices

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

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TSAC-2759 Tools and components

In some cases, changing the group name in the Layout pointpoint that can be exported to a layout device

Layout point can be a reference point.

or Layout line dialog box could cause an error when clicking the Modify button. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-3261 Tools and components

Previously, Layout Managertool that is used to import and export layout data between Tekla Structures and field layout devices

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

could crash if you modified the properties of a 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.

that was assigned to groups in Layout Manager. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-1777 Tools and components

Sometimes, the layout pointpoint that can be exported to a layout device

Layout point can be a reference point.

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.

color in the Layout point dialog box was not the basic class color of the parts. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-23992 Tools and components

Modifying a system componentcomponent that is included in a Tekla Structures configuration and whose component objects and composition the user can modify within the limits of the component properties

previously produced a status bar message: Outdated component was updated to match the current component definition. Now the message is only displayed for modified and updated custom components.

TSAC-2312 Tools and components

In CMF Horizontal cladding support - column (33), you can now use the Gauge setting on the Parameters tab to change the gauge of the COJR strut created by this component.

TSAC-2966 Tools and components

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

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

, in some cases, it was not possible to delete points from a Layout manager group. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2242 Tools and components

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

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

, the layout points selected in the model were not properly highlighted in Layout manager when they belonged to different groups. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24560 Numbering

Sometimes Tekla Structures crashed when opening or refreshing a view with polygon reinforcement meshes displayed with the Fast representationthe way that the information included in a model is represented visually

. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-2785 Numbering

Previously, Tekla Structures was crashing when NC files were created with contour markinginformation written in an NC file that passes information to the NC machine on the layout and the parts that are welded or bolted together

Tekla Structures contour marking does not work on polybeams.

and then numbered. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-24246 User interface

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 shows an error message if a part profile is not available in the environment you are currently using. Previously, the property pane did not show any error if you selected a part whose profile did not exist in the environment.

TTSD-21806 User interface

Previously, when you clicked a selection or snap switchswitch used for controlling what kind of points Tekla Structures snaps to

The user needs to activate snap switches to be able to pick different points, for example, line ends and intersections.

Snap switches help the user to pick points in order to position model objects precisely without having to know the coordinates or create additional lines or points.

button, and then clicked another selection or snap switch button, the button you had clicked first also stayed selected for some time. This happened when a firm or project folderfolder that is used for storing Tekla Structures-related files customized for a particular project

was mapped to a network drive and the network connection was slow. Now this has been fixed.

TTSD-26311 User interface

In 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.

, you can now use feet and inch symbols in offset values.

TTSD-20908 User interface

The construction lineconstruction object that represents a line between two points

extension in the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

now follows the unit settings.

TTSD-18005 User interface

You can now change the space between cut parts on the contextual toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object properties

The user can customize the contextual toolbar.

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

in the drawing modemode that is used for editing the appearance and content of drawings

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

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TTSD-22240 User interface

Objects now remain visible at all zoom levels. Previously, they disappeared from the view at some zoom levels.

TTSD-27961 User interface

Selecting the profile and the material from the profile and material catalogs 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 correctly when creating parts.

TTSD-26216 User interface

The ribbon now displays the icon for a user-defined command when you select a custom image file as the icon. Previously, only the gallery icons worked.

TTSD-25935 User interface

The Selection filterfilter used for defining which object types can be selected

Selection filter chooses model objects according to object properties.

Selection filters can be standard or user-defined.

For example, selection filters can be used to select parts for drawings or analysis.

list on the Selecting toolbar is now updated in real time when you modify the filters in the Object Groupmodel objects with settings that match the settings that the user has defined for a certain purpose

In Tekla Structures, an object group is used on the one hand to control the transparency and coloring of model objects in the views and on the other in project management. Object groups can also be used in filtering tools, for example in selection filter, to select all objects that match certain properties.

- Selection Filter
dialog box.

TTSD-27392 User interface

In the Object groupmodel objects with settings that match the settings that the user has defined for a certain purpose

In Tekla Structures, an object group is used on the one hand to control the transparency and coloring of model objects in the views and on the other in project management. Object groups can also be used in filtering tools, for example in selection filter, to select all objects that match certain properties.

- View filterfilter used for defining which objects are displayed in a model view or drawing view

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

dialog box, having spaces before or after the text in the Value field no longer causes the text to disappear.

TTSD-20502 User interface

Polygon cutcut that is defined by a polygon

chamfer properties are now modified 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.

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TTSD-24308 User interface

Previously, when you modified a 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.

that did not affect 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.

by using 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.

, Tekla Structures considered the model objectobject that is represented in a model

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

to need renumbering. Now, that should not happen anymore.

TTSD-25075 User interface

Reference models: Previously, there was sometimes a significant lag when zooming to 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.

objects while the Set view rotation point (V) command was active. This has now been improved.

TTSD-26996 User interface

Previously, in the Property pane editortool that is used for customizing the property pane and adding user-defined attributes to it

The property pane editor can be used, for example, to organize properties, to create groups of properties, and to create nested property groups.

, when you copied properties which did not include any properties that could be copied, such as the User-defined attributes button, Tekla Structures crashed. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-25514 User interface

The last used 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.

profile is now correctly stored in the registry. Previously, it was overwritten when you started Tekla Structures again.

TTSD-22777 User interface

Previously, when you maximized the Customize toolbars dialog box, the OK, Apply, Discard and Cancel buttons at the bottom of the dialog box were not visible. This has now been fixed.

TTSD-21857 User interface

New concrete spiral beams now show the correct pour phasepart property that defines which cast-in-place concrete parts form a pour object

Pour phase can be used to prevent cast-in-place concrete parts from merging into one pour object.

number 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.

when the pour phase has been set for other previously created concrete spiral beams.

TTSD-25509 User interface

When filtering object types in the property pane editortool that is used for customizing the property pane and adding user-defined attributes to it

The property pane editor can be used, for example, to organize properties, to create groups of properties, and to create nested property groups.

, the editor will now only allow you to make changes if you have an object typedescription of a group of objects that share common characteristics

The objects are grouped based on different characteristics in models and in drawings. Examples of model object types are beams and rebar sets. Examples of drawing object types are parts and marks.

selected. Previously, trying to make changes with no object type selected caused Tekla Structures to crash.

TTSD-15866 User interface

It is now it is possible to modify multiple corner chamfers at the same time from 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.

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TTSD-26737 User interface

Tooltips of user-defined commands are now correctly displayed on the ribbon.

TTSD-23422 User interface

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

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

handler toolbar
now works correctly when a new view is created using the part plane.

TTSD-21792 User interface

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.

is now available for items and concrete items in the model.

TTSD-25602 User interface

When entering imperial values 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.

for rebar sets, the values for rounding and step tapering are now formatted correctly.

TSAC-2527 Import, export, interoperability (steel)

NC files: Skew cuts were not created well when were at a certain angle. This has now been fixed.

TSAC-3217 Import, export, interoperability (concrete)

Export Unitechnik (79): In some cases, rebars exported as mountparts were plotted with double lines. This has now been fixed.