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Tekla Structures 2019 France Environment Release Notes

TABLE OF CONTENT 1. General Settings 1.1 ini Files for French environment 1.1.1 env_France.ini1.1.2 role_Acier.ini1.1.3 role_Béton_Coulé_Sur_Site.ini1.1.4 role_Béton_Planificateur_de_production.ini1.1.5 role_Béton_Préfabriqué.ini1.1.6 role_Bois.ini1.1.7 role_Complet.ini1.1.8 role_Gestion_de_la_Construction.ini1.1.9 role_Ingénierie.ini 1.2 Folder structure 1.3 Catalogs 1.3.1 Profile catalog1.3.2 Rebar Shape Catalog1.3.3 Material catalog 1.4 Organizer 1.5 Macros 1.5.1 Modeling1.5.2 Drawings 1.6 Templates & Reports 1.6.1 Added1.6.2 Modified 1.7 Objects.inp 2. Modeling settings 2.1 Concrete
by Trimble Solutions France
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Fast, versatile formwork planning

Question: I'm currently working on a project where a large portion of the formwork is repeated several times, do you have any advice to help speed up the modelling process? Answer: Formwork layouts can now be mirrored and copy rotated. This increases efficiency and saves time in projects where there is a lot of repetition. Let's take a look at how this works.   Mirroring example 1 Mirroring works for both slab and wall formwork. Select the objects you want to mirror Right-click and select Copy special > Mirror... Pick first point on mirror line (1) Pick second point on mirror line (2
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by Trimble Solutions UK
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How to avoid pink traces from area selection?

Question: Area selection leaves a pink / magenta color on the screen. How can I avoid that? Answer: This problem is caused by a bug in Nvidia drivers, and it occurs only on Nvidia graphics cards and only in OpenGL rendering. Tekla Structures 2019 does not have this problem. For customers using Tekla Structures versions 2017 - 2018, we have provided a fix in the following service packs (and newer): Tekla Structures 2017 Service Pack 9 Tekla Structures 2017i Service Pack 5 Tekla Structures 2018 Service Pack 2 Tekla Structures 2018i Service Pack 1   For customers using Tekla Structures
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by Tekla Global Support
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  • zkit
  • OpenGL
  • graphics
  • rendering

How to convert the template from higher version to lower version

Question: How to convert the template from higher version to lower version? I have created a template in TS2018 ,It is working fine in the same version. It is not working in the model which I have created in TS2016 Answer: In this case, you have created the template in TS2018 (Template editor 3.60) & try to open the same template in TS2016 (Template editor 3.33). It is not possible to use the template in lower version which you have created in higher version. It is suggested to create /edit the template in lower version if it is needed in that version
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • convert
  • template
  • Higher version
  • lower version
  • Higher
  • Lower
  • Template editor 3.6
  • Template editor 3.33
  • downgrade

Tekla main version is not showing in the control panel (Program and features) after installed the service pack

Question: I have installed TS2018 service pack along with environment recently. "Tekla Structures 2018" main version is not showing in the control panel (Program and features) after installed the service pack. Earlier, I could get the Tekla Structures main version as well as the service pack and environment details for the previous Tekla versions,  now I am getting service pack and appropriate environment details only. Is there any change in TS2018 installation? Answer: Yes, From Tekla Structures (TS) 2017i onwards, we started to provide a full Service pack (SP) installer. It means
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • installation
  • TS installation
  • Installed
  • Service Pack
  • SP
  • Main version is not showing
  • Main version
  • Program and features
  • control panel

The model folder no longer exists or does not contain a valid model

Question: What may be the reason if we get the below message when we are trying to open the model from the "Recent" tab? The model folder no longer exists or does not contain a valid model. Do you want to remove this entry from the list? Answer: Possible reasons are a) Someone might be moved the selected model from the previous model folder location to new location. b) Someone might be deleted the selected model from the location Additional information: 1) You can check the model created & modified date in the recent tab, It will show you as blank (there will not be any date
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • The model folder no longer exists
  • Does not contain a valid model. Do you want to remove this entry from the list
  • Recent tab
  • model opening

The model folder is read-only

Question: What may be the reason if we get the below message when we are trying to open the model from the "Recent" tab? The model folder is read-only. To open this model, Change the properties of the model folder. Check that you have permission to write  and the model folder is not read-only Answer: Possible reasons are a) Someone might be moved the selected model from previous location to new location. b) Someone might be deletd the selected model from the location Additional information: You can check the model created & modified date in the recent tab, It will show you
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • The model folder is read-only
  • To open this model
  • Change the properties of the model folder
  • Check that you have permission to write and the model folder is not read-only
  • Model folder is read only
  • read only
  • permission to write
  • model opening
  • Recent tab

Another user having pair at Company X is reserving the email address used by the current user at Company Y

Question: We have one user who wants to use model sharing but when he wants to join the model he had nothing in the list of shared models. He was invited to join the model and has model sharing license. We found the following error message in the log files: Another user having (AtcUserId - CompanyId) pair (xxx) at "Company X" is reserving the email address james.smith@test.xyz used by the current user (xxx) at "Company Y" What is the problem and how to solve it? Answer: This means that james.smith@test.xyz has been moved from organization "Company X" to organization "Company Y" in
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by Tekla Global Support
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Model sharing and firm folder

Question: How to set up a firm folder in a company that has offices in different locations? Each location has its own firm folder on its own server and the locations work in the same Tekla Model Sharing model. What to do when there are changes in firm files? Answer: You can only give one location for the XS_FIRM advanced option, so multiple path definitions are not possible. However, the XS_FIRM advanced option is of MODEL(SYSTEM) type, which is not moved to other users when writing out/reading in. This means that you can use your local path, and these can be different between offices. So,
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by Tekla Global Support
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Tekla Structures 2019 Hardware Recommendations

Recommendations for Tekla Structures workstations Tekla Structures hardware recommendations are based on the set-ups that have been used in testing Tekla Structures and proven to be compatible with Tekla Structures. In addition to the set-ups presented in this document, there are many other suitable set-ups available. You can use this document as a guideline in choosing new hardware, but bear in mind that the equipment and labels presented in this document are not the only suitable hardware set-up. The main criterion when choosing hardware is reliable performance. If you are considering a
by Tekla Global Support
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  • Tekla Structures 2019 Hardware Recommendations
  • hardware recommendations

Wrap text (Multiple line text) in template editor

Question: Is it possible to use the Wrap text (Multiple line text) in Value field in template editor? Answer: Yes, It is possible from Template editor version 3.5 (TS2017i), You can now enter multiple lines of values in the Name field in the Value Field Properties dialog box. You also need to enter the number of lines. The lines will be reserved even if you do not enter multiple lines. For an example, You can refer https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/2017i/en/admin_rel_2017i_template_editor to know more about the same.
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • template
  • wrap text
  • multiple text

TEXT MASK (FRAME) in view label in exported drawings

Question: How to avoid TEXT MASK (FRAME) in view label if I am using the new drawing export option (Export drawings to DWG/DXF)? See below Snap which is having frame around "3d" in exported drawing but no frame around the same view lable "3d"in Tekla drawings. Answer: It can be controlled by changing the Mask/Frame option settings in your reference drawings(DWG) which you are using during the drawing export. You need to follow the below procedure to change the Mask/Frame settings once you open the reference drawing. 1) Go to “Annotate” Menu > “Mask” , then click or Type “Mask” in your
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by Trimble Solutions India
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  • frame
  • MASK
  • BORDER
  • view label
  • TEXT AROUND
  • new drawing export
  • Export drawings to DWG/DXF
  • Export drawing
  • Export drawings
  • Export DWG

Hardware recommendations for running Tekla Structures on Citrix

Using Tekla Structures with the Citrix application and desktop virtualization is a flexible and safe way to quickly add users to Tekla Structures projects without locally installing Tekla Structures and copying project data to a user's computer. Supported platforms: Citrix XenApp 7.6. Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 or VMware vSphere 6.0 hypervisor. Recommended server specifications: Fast graphics card, NVIDIA GRID K520 or the newer NVIDIA Tesla GPUs 8 GB to16 GB of main memory for each user, depending on the usage. High-end CPUs, such as the latest generation of Intel Xeon E5 or E7 families. Windows
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • Citrix

How to disable my Support Tool from opening automatically?

Question: My support tool opened in several windows while I was working in Tekla Structures. Why did this happen and can I prevent Support Tool from opening automatically? Answer: Since 2016i there has been a feature that automatically opens the Contact support tool when unhandled exceptions occur. This allows you to send the error messages and the model you are working on to your local support office for investigation of the problem. We have been reported about issues where multiple Support Tool windows open at the same time making it impossible to send any error messages to support or to
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by Area Finland Service
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  • Support tool

Random crash or freeze of Tekla Structures

We have received several reports of random crashes or freezeto prevent Tekla Structures from updating annotation objects and certain drawing view properties in a drawing when it updates the drawing as the model changesWhen a drawing is frozen, only part geometry is updated when the model changes.-states of Tekla Structures, especially related to versions 2018 and 2018i. Those seem to occur very randomly, although such problems were identified more often after the latest Microsoft Windows update (version 1803) has been installed. When Tekla Structures freezes, the applicationpart of Tekla
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by Tekla Global Support

Why did my Support tool open automatically?

Question: Why did my Support tool open automatically while I was working in Tekla Structures?Answer: Since 2016i there has been a featurepart of Tekla Structures functionality that is maintained and owned by Trimble Solutions and that is included in the Tekla Structures installation that automatically opens the Contact support tool when unhandled exceptions occur. This allows you to send the error messages and the model you are working on to your local support office for investigation of the problem.
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by Tekla Global Support
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Component not created

Question: What could be the reason when some components are coming in red cone & the DOS window is not getting created? So for example steel1.exe process is not running when looking in Windows Task Manager. Answer: There might problem that if the model is locating in very long path, the component is not created. Model name and path got some limitations since Tekla Structures 2016 version, but it is still possible to copy model to another location with very long path. Try moving the model to a shorter path. Model name maximum length is 40 characters and 140 characters for path.  
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by Tekla Global Support
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Double wall details tool

Question: What is the Double wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panelIn Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel. details toolset, why should I use it and where do I find it? Answer: At the beginning of 2018 we introduced Double wall details a new, easy toolset for automating modelling and detailing of double wall structures from early conceptual plans to fully detailed panels ready for production. The toolset has now been further developed! The latest version
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by Trimble Solutions UK
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  • double wall detail
  • double wall detailing

Troubleshooting Hole Reservation Manager

Problem: Hole Reservation Manager does not convert IFC custom attributes to User Defined Attributes of the VOIDs. Answer: Please check that you have at least the mapping file HoleReservationAttributeMapping.ini located and correctly configured in the <model>\attributes folder. Hole Reservation Manager cannot convert attributes without this file. You can download the package "ATTRIBUTE_REPORT_UI_FILES_FOR_TS2016_AND_NEWER" which contains the conversion file from Tekla Warehouse.
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by Area Finland Service
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  • Hole Reservation Manager

Problems with Rebar group dimensioning application

We have found problems in the Rebar groupgroup of reinforcing bars that are side by side and have identical properties, except the possible variation in bar lengths dimensioning 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 in Tekla Structures 2017i SP5 version. They might cause the start point, location, number and/or direction of the dimension lines to be wrong, which might lead to wrong number of required reinforcing bars. We are currently investigating
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