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Rebar Tick

Last updated March 21, 2018 by Developer TIN Structures.developer.in@trimble.com

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Rebar Tick

Rebar Tick plugincomponent that is developed using Tekla Open API

Plugin is a .dll file and loaded inside Tekla Structures process.

Plugins can be started from the applications and components catalog.

allows you to create ‘Rebar Tick’ mark for selected rebar in the drawing at either of its end.

How to Locate

Rebar Tick will be available in the Applications & Components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized lists

For example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs.

when drawing is open after the installation.

Rebar Tick icon in Applications catlog

Double click the component to open the dialog box to edit the required properties.


Click the component thumbnail image or the component name in the Applications & components catalog to activate the tool. Then select Rebar in the drawing and click near the end (start/end) where you want to create Rebar Tick mark.

Rebar Tick Dialog box

rebar tick dialog

1. Select the Reinforcement markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a reinforcement

attribute you want to use for creating Rebar Tick mark.

2. Choose alignment of mark with respect to Rebar tick arrow.


3. Choose arrow orientation

4. Settings for Arrow head type, color and arrow head dimensions.

5. Offset settings for arrow , mark and arrow extension line(1) temporary line in a model that can be used for aligning objects with each other

(1) Extension lines can be used when snapping or creating points.

(2) line in a drawing that is perpendicular to a dimension line and that connects the dimension line to the building object



Two grip points are created along with this plug-in and we can readjust these points to get the proper placement of the tag.

1. Tag position Point
This point is for adjusting the tag position. Just move this point where ever you want the tag will be followed and placed accordingly.

2. Rebar selected Point
This point is applicable for rebar groups. In rebar groupgroup of reinforcing bars that are side by side and have identical properties, except the possible variation in bar lengths

there may be many single bars, this point defines which bar should be tagged. Simply drag the point to the nearest bar in the group automatically that bar is tagged.

No need to delete the plug-in if we wish to change the position of the tag to other end of rebar. Simply drag the Tag Position point near to the other end.

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