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Firm Folder Manager

Last updated March 12, 2015 by Trimble Solutions India Tekla.Support.IN@Trimble.com

Software version: 
Not version-specific
Not environment-specific

Firm Folder Manager

Firm Folderfolder that is used for storing Tekla Structures-related files customized for a particular organization

A Tekla Structures user can, for example, customize a company’s cloning templates and save them in a sub-folder located under the firm folder. After this, the customized cloning templates can be used in all projects carried out for the company.


1.0 Purpose and description

This is standalone 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

. This tool will create a firm/project specific Tekla Structures settings and customization into a specified folder. This also creates a Tekla Structures shortcut on Desktop with these settings.

2.0 System requirements

.NET Framework version:       4.0

Languages:                             English

3.0 Installation

User toolbar

This standalone application installer is created shortcut named “Firm Folder Manager” on user’s Desktop and under “All Programs->Tekla”.

4.0 Usage

1.          Double click on the desktop shortcut (Firm folder Manager) 

2.           Enter the name of firm or project or custom Tekla Structures settings name, you want.

3.           Specify the folder, where these Tekla Structures settings will be created.

4.           Select the version of the Tekla Structures.

5.           Select the Environment.

6.           Select the Role.

7.           Select the type of license.

8.           And click on “Create” button.

5.0 Application properties

Name Description
Name Name of the Firm or Project or Tekla Structures custom settings
Location Location or Path, where these settings will be created
Version Displays all versions of Tekla Structures installed. (17.0 or later version only)
Environments  Displays all the environments under the selected Tekla Structures version.
Role Displays all the Roles under the selected Environment
License Display the list of licenses.
Create Will create custom specific settings and a Tekla Structures shortcut on user’s desktop with these settings

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