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Rebar Color Manager

Last updated October 17, 2018 by Anil Kumar Kolla anilkumar.kolla@trimble.com

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Rebar Color Manager

The Rebar Color Manager allows user to change classpart property that groups parts according to identifiers given by the user

The identifiers of classes are usually numbers. Classes can be used for defining the color of parts in the model, for example. Class does not influence the numbering of model objects.

(color) of rebar according to size or Name property.

How to Locate

After installation, the following icon can be seen in the component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

The term component catalog is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.


Dialog box



Click the icon in the component cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

You can go for selected rebars or you can load all rebars (full model) option. And then you can choose if you want to assign class depending on Size or Name and press Load button.
This will load all different sizes/Names available for rebars in the model. Then you can choose class (color) from dropdown available in front of each row. Available options for colors are (1 to 14)

Additional Information

You can filter out specific rows using filter option. You can add partial string or exact string for searching it will display rows containing that string. And then you can modify color for specific rebars only.
You can save current color criteria and use again by using save button.

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