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Align Leader Line

Last updated March 26, 2018 by Anil Kumar Kolla anilkumar.kolla@trimble.com

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Align Leader Line

Align Leader Lineline that connects an annotation object to the related object or point

tool is to arrange the selected leader lines of rebar mark / 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.

to 90 degree or 180 degree in any type of drawings.

How to Locate

Align Leader LineApplicationpart 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

will be available in Applications & Components catalogue.



Click the component thumbnail image or the component name in the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

to activate the tool.


The above dialog opens.

1. Select the Marks which are required for alignment.
2. Choose various options available from the dialog according to your requirement.
3. Pick the point to align (This input prompts only when the options are selected as Auto or Alignment Point is ticked).
4. Click on Align button to finish the alignment.

Leader Line Shape Controls the shape of leader line such as straight line and L shape.
Leader Line Direction Controls the direction of the leader line such as horizontal and vertical.
Alignment Point Considers the selected point as a reference point for aligning the leader lines
Spacing Controls the spacing between the selected leader lines whilst aligning.
Mark Position Controls the selected marks position (near or far to the leader line) with respect to the alignment point.



Before applying tool


After applying the tool


Note: Leader line direction options automatically rotates the selected marks accordingly.

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