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Part presentation mark

Last updated September 28, 2016 by Steel Extensions tekla.extensions-steel@trimble.com

Software version: 
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Environment: 
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Part presentation mark

Contents

 

Purpose and description
System requirements
Installing Part presentation mark
Using Part presentation mark
Application properties
Application buttons
Additional information
 

Purpose and description

Use Part presentation mark component to create special part symbols for parts in a drawing.

System requirements

Tekla Structures version: Not version specific
Environments: All

Installing Part presentation mark

To install the extension:

  1. Download the Part presentation mark installer package from Tekla Warehouse. For more information see Downloading an application from Tekla Warehouse.
  2. Install the file package.

Using Part presentation mark

To use the application:

  1. Open a Tekla model that has a drawing.
  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. Open a drawing.
  4. Search for Part presentation mark and then double-click to open it.
  5. The Part presentation mark dialog window will open.

  1. Click on the Add row button to add a new row in the table presented in the Part attribute filter.

  1. Make the desired modification (if needed).

  1. Click the Create button to create symbols. For parts which meet the part attribute filter the symbol will be created in the center of the part.

Application properties

  1. Part attribute filter

    Field Description Default
    User defined attribute Define the UDA's, general attributes.
    All variables that don't have the prefix UDA are from the attributes tab page of the part property dialog (form which you can set the main characteristics of a beam) and the rest are from of the User Defined Attribute catalog.
    The user can manually type in UDA names which are not listed in the catalog. However, these will not be added to the catalog, but can be saved and loaded using the Save/Load buttons.
    The options are:
    • ASSEMBLY_DEFAULT_PREFIX
    • ASSEMBLY_START_NUMBER
    • CLASS_ATR
    • FINISH
    • MATERIAL
    • NAME
    • PART_PREFIX
    • PART_START_NUMBER
    • PROFILE
    • UDA.ACN_STATUS
    • UDA.AD_saved_prop
    • UDA.ASSIGNED_BY
    • UDA.ASSIGNED_TO
    • UDA.BOLT_COMMENT
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_1
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_2
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_3
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_4
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_5
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_6
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_7
    • UDA.BOLT_USERFIELD_8
    • UDA.cambering
    • UDA.CHECKED_BY
    • UDA.comment
    • UDA.CONN_CODE_END_1
    • UDA.CONN_CODE_END_2
    • UDA.CONTRACTOR_UDANAME
    • UDA.DR_APPROVED_BY
    • UDA.DR_ASSIGNED_BY
    • UDA.DR_ASSIGNED_TO
    • UDA.DRAWN_BY
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_1
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_2
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_3
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_4
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_5
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_6
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_7
    • UDA.DRAWING_USERFIELD_8
    • UDA.EP_CODE
    • UDA.fabricator
    • UDA.IFC_BUILDING
    • UDA.IFC_BUILDING_STOREY
    • UDA.IFC_SITE
    • UDA.initial_GUILD
    • UDA.INSTALL_COMMENT
    • UDA.PRELIM_MARK
    • UDA.PRODUCT_CODE
    • UDA.PRODUCT_DESCR
    • UDA.PRODUCT_UNIT
    • UDA.PROJECT_COMMENT
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_1
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_2
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_3
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_4
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_5
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_6
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_7
    • UDA.PROJECT_USERFIELD_8
    • DA.ref_description
    • UDA.info_string
    • UDA.logical_name
    • UDA.SENARIO_UDANAME
    • UDA.SHIPMENT_NUMBER
    • UDA.subref_description
    • UDA.subref_description_info_string
    • UDA.subref_description_logical_name
    • UDA.TASKTYPE_UDANAME
    • UDA.USER_FIELD_1
    • UDA.USER_FIELD_2
    • UDA.USER_FIELD_3
    • UDA.USER_FIELD_4
    • UDA.USER_PHASE
    • UDA.UT_storey
    • UDA.WELD_COMMENT
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_1
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_2
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_3
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_4
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_5
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_6
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_7
    • UDA.WELD_USERNAME_8
    UDA.comment Fit
    Matching value Define the field to search in UDA or general attributes.  
    Symbol file Define the symbol file in use.
    The options are:
    • Arrows
    • Associativity_Anchor
    • aus_sections
    • basenotes1
    • basenotes2
    • bolts
    • COG
    • concrete
    • Constraint Symbol
    • details
    • DIAM
    • dimension_mark
    • Doors_opening
    • Drawing_symbol
    • engineering
    • gostsym
    • Grating
    • HDbolts
    • Landschaf
    • mesh
    • NORTH
    • Openings
    • point_sym
    • revision_symbols
    • rose_des_vents
    • sections
    • symed
    • TS_Welds
    • ud_bolts
    • ud_bolts_ita
    • unbonding
    • user_bolt_symbol
    • user_material_symbol
    • welds
    • xsteel
    • xs_macro_sym
    xsteel
    Symbol index Define the index number of symbol (from the symbol file will be selected the symbol with given index number). 0
    Symbol attribute Here you can chose the attribute file from the catalog. standard
  1. Search

    Field Description Default
    Search Define for which option run the tool.
    The options are:
    • Entire drawing - Run the tool for the whole drawing;
    • Selected objects - Run the tool for selected symbols.
    Entire drawing

Application buttons

Property Description
Create After making all the desired modifications and selecting the object, click the Create button to create the symbol.
Delete All Use to delete all the created symbols.
Delete using filler Use to delete only filtered symbols (the ones that have the same attribute as the one in the Matching value field).
Cancel Use to exit the program.

Additional information

  • You can drag the symbol.

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