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Release Notes - Fixes in Tekla Structures 21.0 SR2

Defect number Development area Description
113753 Concrete components

In Wall Panel Reinforcement, stirrups are now created correctly. The problem with incorrectly created columns has now been fixed.

113677 Concrete components

Embedded anchors (8) now creates the thickening correctly when a custom component part contains single reinforcing bars. Previously, there was an application error.

113129 Concrete components

Rectangular column reinforcement (83) now works correctly for wall objects.

113114 Concrete components

In Mesh Bars and Mesh Bars by Area, cover thickness now works correctly in all slabs.

112901 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete stair (95), Bar E and Bar F with hooks are now created with the correct shape.

112900 Concrete components

In Reinforced concrete stair (95), concrete stairs are now created correctly with 3 steps. The minimum number of steps to create the stairs is now set to 3.

112889 Concrete components

Hole creation and reinforcement (85) now creates stirrups correctly. Previously, the handles of the stirrups were not in the same plane.

112680 Concrete components

In Mesh Bars and Mesh Bars by Area, when defining the direction of primary bars, the Use global x dir and Use global y dir options now work correctly.

112664 Concrete components

In Floor Layout, when you set the Create layer as option to Custom parts, you can now also select a plug-in or a system component that has two input points. Note that the rotation and positioning options do not work in the same way as with parts or custom parts. The plug-in or system component attributes have to allow the control of correct positioning. The part width is controlled parametrically using the WIDTH property.

112402 Concrete components

Rectangular column reinforcement (83) now creates intermediate links with J hooks correctly. Previously, there was an incorrect angle for 90-degree hooks.

112376 Concrete components

Concrete console (111) now creates anchors and tubes at the correct position. Previously, their position was not correct when no console was created.

111928 Concrete components

Corbel connection (14) is now bound correctly on the top of the secondary part.

104462 Concrete components

Embedded anchors (8) now creates the third type of horizontal reinforcing bar shape in the correct position. Previously, value d was not applied correctly.

103818 Concrete components

In Beam reinforcement (63), you can now control the start and end offsets of the longitudinal reinforcing bars.

113725 Steel components

In Seating cap (37), the bolts are now positioned correctly. Previously, when distance from the middle was selected for the horizontal bolt group position, the bolts were positioned from the middle of the plate, not from the middle of the beam.

112597 Steel components

In Seating cap (37), the bolts are now created correctly when the distance from the middle of the plate is larger than the column profile width.

112564 Steel components

In Std bracing connection (67), the gusset plate is now created correctly when the default values are used.

112545 Steel components

In Tower member macro (S63), you can now select on the Parameters tab whether the distance between angles is defined from the inside or outside corner of the angles.

112452 Steel components

In Joining plates (14), when only holes are created without bolts, the slotted hole properties are now reset. Previously, holes without bolts were created with slotted hole properties, which caused problems in IFC.

112171 Steel components

Previously, if you minimized the properties dialog box of some components, for example, Cap plate detail, and then closed the dialog box while minimized, you could not restore it to the correct size anymore. This has now been fixed.

112127 Steel components

In Tower member macro (S63), the offset between the parts is now created correctly. Previously, some beams had different start and end points causing problems in the offset.

111895 Steel components

In Cast-In Plate (1069), the fitting plates now work correctly.

102841 Steel components

In Bolted gusset (11), the assembly prefix for connection plates now works correctly.

96800 Steel components

In U.S. Seat Detail (1048), weld number 2 is not available in the component properties dialog box anymore. Previously, when you used weld 2, the welds were not created correctly.

96799 Steel components

In U.S. Seat Detail 2 (1049), weld number 2 is not available in the component properties dialog box anymore. Previously, when you used weld 2, the welds were not created correctly.

94281 Steel components

In Tensioner brace (13), connections are now applied in the correct plane. Previously, when Bolted gusset (11) was used, the bolts were not created correctly.

94162 Steel components

In Splice connection (77), you can now select on the Parts tab whether to create external flange spacers.

113973 Import, export, interoperability

Improvements to IFC reference models:

  • The B-rep import is faster than before.
  • The import now supports the entity type ifcSectionedSpine, which enables the import of tapered parts.
  • New checks and error handling have been implemented.
  • Mapped openings are now supported.
  • If the body geometry creation fails, it is shown as wire frame.
  • The import no longer consumes as much memory as before.
  • Openings that have multiple bodies are now supported.
  • Parser string encoding was fixed.
112754 Import, export, interoperability

Exporting custom components with a bitmap included in the .inp file did not include the bitmap in the .uel export file. This has now been fixed.

111862 Import, export, interoperability

Previously, when you imported a shape from Tekla Warehouse, the imported shape overwrote an existing custom component if the imported shape had the same name as an existing shape, even if the product code was different. This has now been fixed so that a new custom component is created, and the existing custom component remains as it is.

109415 Import, export, interoperability

In Layout point and Layout line, you can now define the class either by selecting a color from the list, or you can enter the class identifier. Previously, you could only select the color from the list.

69742 Import, export, interoperability

NC export can now run the export for a higher number of settings than before.

112741 Templates and reports

Template Editor no longer shows unnecessary warning messages about duplicate attributes.

113920 Drawings

When you searched for a specific column in the Drawing List, the search did not work correctly. This has now been fixed.

113494 Drawings

The general arrangement drawings were not always up-to-date when printed from the Print Drawings dialog. This has now been fixed.

113489 Drawings

Zooming active window in and out commands were not working in drawings. This has now been fixed.

113481 Drawings

In printouts and pdf files the bolts were shown as crosses at certain scales. This has now been fixed, and the bolts are shown correctly.

113480 Drawings

When printing and  converting to pdf, an application error occurred when trying to access line styles file without write permission. This has now been fixed.

113340 Drawings

The  Dimensioning check box in the options tree in View properties dialog box was not working correctly, and the dimensions were not updated. This has now been fixed.

113288 Drawings

After changing any property in the Mini Toolbar, some elements disappeared from the rebar mark content. This has now been fixed.

113247 Drawings

In the Reinforcement mark panel of the view properties dialog box, the Distance between groups and Symbol separating blocks in mark dialog boxes were switched. This has now been fixed.

113231 Drawings

When you loaded drawing properties in old format in Tekla Structures 21.0, the conversion to new format for view level dimensioning failed, and loading did not succeed. This has now been fixed.

113060 Drawings

LineTypeMapping.xml was not working in Tekla Structures 21.0. This has now been fixed.

112788 Drawings

Searching for a specific column in the Drawing List did not work correctly. This has now been fixed.

112762 Drawings

Sometimes there was an extra skewed reference line in the drawing view. This has now been fixed.

112749 Drawings

The unnesessary drawing files are removed if a new model is opened and the user saves the current model in the process.

112526 Drawings

Undo and redo did not work after you rotated a drawing view that had grids visible. This has now been fixed.

112391 Drawings

Tekla Structures no longer takes reference objects into account when deciding whether two section views are related to the same content.

112352 Drawings

In view level dimensioning, changing the placing properties of marks did not work properly. This has now been fixed.

111917 Drawings

Now Tekla Structures searches for <user>_PdfPrintOptions.xml from the model\attributes folder and for PdfPrintOptions.xml from folders defined by XS_PROJECT, XS_FIRM and XS_SYSTEM, in that order. Changes you make in printing dialog box are saved in the <user>_PdfPrintOptions.xml in the model\attributes folder, which also makes it possible to handle multiuser mode.

111613 Drawings

If you tried to create an anchror bolt plan in a model view that was not a plan view, Tekla Structures opened the drawing mode but did not open a drawing. This has now been fixed.

102964 Drawings

Some symbols caused problems in printing. This has now been fixed.

114043 Tekla Model Sharing

In Tekla Model Sharing, the format of the saved rebar database sometimes caused problems with some reinforcement extensions. This has now been fixed.

113890 Tekla Model Sharing

In Tekla Model Sharing, the backup files stored in the model folder are now correctly removed when no longer needed.

112606 Tekla Model Sharing

If you had disabled the write out of revision comments in Sharing settings, Tekla Model Sharing did not use your Tekla account as user credentials in the model history. Instead, the Windows user account was used. This has now been fixed.

105691 Tekla Model Sharing

In Tekla Model Sharing, filtering using the model object's revision code and revision comment now works again.

111324 Reinforcement

There is a new advanced option XS_REBAR_USE_ALWAYS_METHOD_A_FOR_90_DEGREE_HOOK_DIMENSIONS. When set to TRUE, the SHLB/EHLB hook properties will have the same values as the SHLA/EHLA properties in case the hook angle is approximately 95 degrees or less.

113035 Modeling

When using a custom component, Tekla Structures sometimes stopped working when you opened a string list of settings but clicked OK without selecting any setting from list. This has now been fixed.

112813 Modeling

The restore down icon is now correctly shown in the upper right corner of maximized model views and drawings.

112000 Modeling

Previously, changing the UDAs of a pour object caused the GUID of the pour to change. For example, in Organizer, this caused categories with automated object content to disappear. This has now been fixed.

111464 Modeling

In some cases, database inconsistencies caused Tekla Structures to write a corrupted database when saving the model using Save As. Tekla Structures now detects the inconsistencies and exits without damaging the model.

111464 Modeling

Diagnose and Repair Model has been improved to handle more inconsistencies.

111299 Modeling

If reinforcing bars were made transparent through changes in the model view representation filters, they could not be selected. This has now been fixed.

106568 Modeling

The profile catalog is now updated immediately after profile import without having to save the catalog first.

102605 Modeling

Previously, in some cases, nuts and bolts with the same standard were mixed causing the nut length to be incorrect. This has now been fixed.

102040 Modeling

Sometimes, if you had saved the model with plane views open, Tekla Structures displayed a dialog box of a critical error when the model was opened. Also, some of the open model views were empty. This has now been fixed.

80400 Modeling

In some cases, closing the Weld Numbering dialog box cleared the assembly position numbers. This has now been fixed.

113042 Core

In the multi-user mode, when starting numbering in the German environment, Tekla Structures stopped working. This has now been fixed.

112760 Core

Area selection did not select all intended objects in the model when the viewing angle was slightly off the global coordinate axes. This has now been fixed.

111640 Core

Drawing view filters did not work correctly in the imported model dump. This has now been fixed.

110961 Core

In the help viewer, pages from the offline help package would not be shown if you were logged in to your Tekla account through the Tekla Structures user interface and Tekla Structures would stop responding if you tried to reload the page or copy the page's address. This has now been fixed.

97048 Core

In the multi-user mode, save-numbering-save did not number the objects that were modified by another user. This has now been fixed.