Rebar Numbering

Last updated February 12, 2021 by Trimble Solutions France

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Rebar Numbering


Goal and description
Installation Rebar Numbering
Using  Rebar Numbering

Goal and description

This 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

allows to assign rebar marking based on length or Z position.


Tekla Structures 2018 and above
.NET Framework version: 4.5.1
Environments:  All

Installation Rebar Numbering

To install the application:

If Tekla Structures is not started:
    Download the appropriate TSEP (Tekla Structures Extension Package) file from Tekla Warehouseservice for collaboration and for storing and sharing Tekla Structures content

In Tekla Warehouse the content items are stored in collections. Tekla Warehouse includes the Tekla Warehouse Service and the Tekla Warehouse web site.

Tekla Warehouse is one of the Tekla Online services.

    Double-click on the .tsep file.
    In Tekla Structures Extension Manager, select the versions of Tekla Structures for which you want to install the application.
    Click on "Import".
    Copy the .tsep file under .\TeklaStructures\[version]\Extensions\To be installed

    Start Tekla Structures.

If Tekla Structures is started:
    Download the appropriate TSEP (Tekla Structures Extension Package) file from Tekla Warehouse.
    Click on the button menu in the Application & Components side panel and select Extension Manager.
    Click on Import.
    Select the .tsep file and click Open.
    Restart Tekla Structures to complete the installation.

Using Rebar Numbering

You will find the extension in the form of one macro in Ungrouped elements in Applications & components.

Available options:
- Change  Yes/No of existing Prefix
- If Yes, value of the new prefix for rebar numberingprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcement

In Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example.

- Value of the new Start numberfirst number of a numbering series

- Option for numbering according to the length or increasing Z position of the rebar
- If numbering according to length, option for numbering in order of Increasing/Decreasing rebar length

Select the rebar you want to numbering and click Apply

The application uses the 'Assign' mark function to force the new number (automatic check for already used numbers)

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