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Attach part wizard

Last updated September 27, 2016 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Not environment-specific

Attach part wizard


Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Attach part wizard
Using Attach part wizard
Application properties

Purpose and description

Use Attach part wizard component to easily attach parts which are already detailed.
Bolts, edge chamfers, welds, and reinforcements associated to an attaching part are lost when the part is attached with the attach part command.
The attach part wizard handles these details for you by reassigning them to the newly formed part so the details are not lost.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Attach part wizard

To install the extension:

  1. Download the Attach part wizard installer package from Tekla Warehouse. For more information see Downloading an application from Tekla Warehouse.
  2. Install the file package.

Using Attach part wizard

To use 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


  1. Open a Tekla model.
  2. Click the Applications & components button  in the side pane to open the Applications & components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

    For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

  3. Search for Attach part wizard and then double-click to open it.
  4. The Attach part wizard dialog window will open.

  1. Click the Attach parts button.
  2. You will then be prompted to:
    1. Select the part to attach to.

  1. Select parts that you want to attach.

  1. Click the middle mouse button to finish.
  2. The parts have been attached.

Note: The bolts, chamfers and reinforcements that are created before the attach, will not be removed; the welds will be removed unless they are between a part that is not attached.

Application properties

Field Description
Attach parts Use this button to attach parts.
Help Use this button to open the help file.
Close Use this button to close the application.

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