This tool helps to adjust the vertical brace handle against connected beams and free offset value.
How to locate
Installers are available at Brace Setout.
After installation, the 'Vertical Brace Handle Setout' is available 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.
Select the braces which requires adjustment against connected beams and some cases brace is adjusted without connected beams. There is special case where you can pick a brace and a beam in sequence to adjust brace.
Vertical brace handle setout dialog
|Selected||Adjust handles of selected vertical braces|
|All||Adjust handles of all vertical braces in model|
|Pick||Adjust picked vertical brace against picked beam, continuous pick is allowed to ease.|
|Selected - Free offset||Refer below at heading 'Selected - Free offset'|
Brace both end can be adjusted and uncheck the appropriate one if you don't want adjust that particular end. Also brace handle can be positioned at distance from setout of connected beam and this value is based in global 'z' direction.
|Top||Brace handle adjusted to top of the connected beam|
|Middle||Brace handle adjusted to middle of the connected beam|
|Bottom||Brace handle adjusted to bottom of the connected beam|
Selected - Free offset
This option helps to adjust brace handles without any connected beams. Brace both handle can be adjusted vertically (global 'Z' direction) and horizontally (on X or Y plane based on brace orientation) however uncheck whichever are not required.