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Piece Mark Shows 1 instead of the Part Mark on the DSTV file

When I import a DSTV File into the Shop interface the Part Positionposition number that is assigned to a part and the Phase appear in the incorrect fields. How do I modify the DSTV file to correct this? The DSTV file has lines at the top of the file that contains all the information about the part. The order of the lines of information is set to be in a specific order according to the DSTV Standard Format. The order the shop machine software reads these lines might be different than the default. Here is what you need to do to change the order of the lines. 1.  On the File menu, click Export
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  • CNC
  • DSTV
  • NC
  • dstv error
  • piece mark shows 1
  • part mark shows 1
  • phase instead of part mark
  • nc file shows wrong piece mark

How can I make Contextual Toolbar visible for Drawing Views?

Question: Is the Contextual Toolbarfloating toolbar that contains commands for modifying the most common object propertiesThe user can customize the contextual toolbar.The term mini toolbar is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1. not available for views in drawings? Answer: Contextual Toolbar is not visible on the drawing views by default, but you can make it appear by following these steps: 1. Select something else that does have a contextual toolbar (like a line), and open the customize dialog for it from the bullet-list like icon in the lower right.  2. Select Drawing viewview
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  • Contextual Toolbar
  • Mini Toolbar
  • drawing view

How to select only plates with holes or bolts on it?

Question: As per customer requirement we have to submit 3D DWG of all plates only with holes or bolts on it.How to filter all plates only with bolts or holes on it from full model so that we can export 3D DWG? Answer: You can use below filter. Please make sure to show holes in your view display settings and note the brackets in the filter rule below. End result in CAD software after 3D DWG export from Tekla,
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  • filter
  • plates
  • only holes
  • only bolts

How to generate bolts report per phases

Question: How I can generate bolts report phase wise? Answer:   You can use below selection filterfilter used for defining which object types can be selectedSelection filter chooses model objects according to object properties.Selection filters can be standard or user-defined.For example, selection filters can be used to select parts for drawings or analysis. to select bolts that belongs to certain phase.  
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  • phase
  • report
  • Bolt
  • filter
  • select

How do i model a bolt through a large opening in a HSS?

How do i model a bolt through a large opening in a HSS tube? Question- I have a large tube that needs a thru bolt through both sides of the tube but it only goes through one side. How do i make it go through both sides? Answer- In order for the bolt to go through both sides the handles need to be located in the center of the tube and the cut lengthbolt property that indicates the depth at which Tekla Structures searches for the sections of the bolted partsCut length determines whether the bolt will go through one flange or two, for example. be long enough to satify the full length of the
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  • How do i model a bolt through a large opening in a HSS?
  • model bolt
  • model a bolt through a tube
  • model a bolt through a hss

How do i get around case sensitive NC Files?

How do i get around case sensitive NC Files? In Windows files will not create correctly when they are the same letter but different case (i.e. A, a). So when in Tekla you have a part that is a1 and another that is A1 and you attempt to create an NC filefile that contains information gathered from a model and exported to computer numerical controlled fabrication machineryTekla Structures produces NC files in several formats, for example, DSTV. for those parts you will only get 1 of the two. There is no way to really get around this by using the default setup so you must make settings in both
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  • How do i get around case sensitive NC Files?
  • CNC files
  • NC files

I need more characters in my report

I need more characters in my report This article will explain the process needed to give your report more characters for a specific value such as a part markmark that includes a set of selected property elements related to a partPart marks are made use of, for example, when identifying constructions, when giving information about welding, when giving information about assemblies to a workshop, when giving information about how parts should be connected to each other, and when creating bills of quantities. In the US, the term piece mark is used to refer to position number.. We will be using a
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  • I need more characters in my report
  • Template Editor
  • template
  • report
  • edit report

Adding Phases to default Phase Template

The phase list on the drawing is limited to 5 phases. My current modelmodel that is active in Tekla StructuresThe current model can be a single-user model, a shared model or a working model. has 10 phases how do I increase the number of phases so I can see all 10 phases next to my multisheet drawing Bill of material? Correct the default Phase Template is set to always show 5 phases. If you need more phases you will need to modify the Phase template called TypeM-Drg_Phases.tpl for the Multi sheets or TypeA_Phases.tpl for assembly drawings. MultSheets:1. Open the Template called TypeM-
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  • phase template
  • adding phases
  • phases
  • template
  • Template Editor

How to link Tekla with Peddinghaus machines

Question: How we can transfer data from Tekla software to Peddinghaus machines?  Answer: Raptor CAD/CAM Software from Peddinghaus is an innovative 3D software platform. With direct import and export capabilities,Raptor offers swift and flawless part processing. Equipped with options to import, inspect, modify, create, or export part files. Eventually, the Peddimat Legacy Export Module will no longer be supported on new machines. With a Raptor Post Processor, there is no data lost intranslation. Data is guaranteed to be transferred directly to the machine without error. Standard DSTV files
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  • DSTV
  • Raptor
  • Peddinghaus
  • api
  • CNC
  • NC
  • export

Cannot connect to license server system - FLEXnet licensing error -15, 10

Case: The following error received while working on Tekla Structures. Solution: This is a common error that you might receive if you have the Tekla Structures licensing service installed/running on Windows Server 2003 and/or if you are using an old version of Tekla Structures License Server. Solution: You will need to have the recent version of Tekla Structures license server installed and running on one of the servers/computers with a supported operating system. You can find the Tekla Structures 2016 Hardware Recommendation here. If you have already the recent version of the license server
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  • Error -15
  • 10
  • cannot connect to license server. connectivity problem

How to avoid voids creation in Revit when Tekla Model is imported?

Question: When we import Tekla model in Revit, voids are created where ever cuts exists? How voids creation can be avoided in Revit?   Answer: Since Revit API is not so developed, the only way to shorten a member is to use Voids. Since there is no possibility to use cuts via Revit API, voids are always created if there is a cut applied in Tekla model. One can use below workarounds,1) Turn off voids at once in Revit. 2) If there is any performance issue on Revit side then delete all voids in Revit. But this means going from LOD400 down to LOD300! 3) Setup model filters/ organizertool that is
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  • void
  • voids
  • Revit
  • LOD
  • export
  • Cut

General tips for faster model performance

There are several factors help in increasing the performance of your model, generally if you can make your model size smaller and more organized then it would be faster. -Read through the below article for general Tips of handling large models:https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/2016/en/sys_modeling_tips_for_... -Try changing the advanced option (XS_DELETE_UNNECESSARY_INT_ARRAYS) to true, this advanced option can significantly help in reducing the model size in some cases but should be used with care, please see the below article:https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/2016/en/
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  • fast
  • speed
  • model size
  • increase

License is unsupported by the license server

Error: Unsupported by the license server Symptoms: The Tekla Structures licnese is activated succssfully, but the statastic tab shows unavailable license with the error: "unsupported by the license server". Solution: The computer/server date and time settings are not correct. Tekla Structures Licnese Server gives the "Unsupported by the license server" error because the computer/server system date is not matching with the start date of the license. You will need to deactivate the activated license(s) first then change the Date/Time settings of your computer/server .Once done, activate your
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  • unsupported license
  • unavailable license

How do i change the color of a construction point

How do i change the color of a construction point in the model Question- How do i change the color of a construction point in the model viewview that is represented in the modeling modeModel view is available also in the drawing mode and it is represented in its own window.? Answer- This cannot be done through the Tekla dialog but it can be changed through the common system files. By default you can find the files you need to change in the directory C:\ProgramData\TeklaStructures\2016\Environments\common and the files you are looking for are called Point1.dwg and Point2.dwg. These are DWG
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  • How do i change the color of a construction point
  • construction point
  • point
  • point color
  • Color

How to Unwrap Pipes through the mean-diameter?

Question:How to Unwrap Pipes through the mean-diameter? Answer:Currently there is no option to Unwrap the Pipes through the mean-diameter, however you can achieve that by trying the below workaround: Example: Pipe 150x10 , perimeter=471 Export the the unwrapped view made by tekla into DXF Calculate the perimeter when using the mean-diameter; mean-diamter=150-10=140, mean perimeter=3.14 x 140= 440 Calculate the scale factor by mean perimeter/original perimeter=440/471=0.93 Insert that DXF file into Tekla Structures drawing and use the scale factor:
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  • Unwrap
  • mean diameter

Unable to uninstall or install a program.

Error: Unable to uninstall Tekla Structures/Environments/Extensions.Error: 1714. The older version of Tekla Structures 21.0 Default Env 5.0 cannot be removed. Contact your technical support group.Error: 1606, Could not access network location \18.1 Reason: You may receive an error while you are attempting to uninstall or reinstall a program when some of its components of the previous installation are not correctly removed from the control panel. This could be a result of having corrupted installation of product, removing the original installation image or having some changes on the drive.
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  • unable to uninstall
  • unable to install
  • Error 1606
  • Error 1714
  • Unable to uninstall Default environment
  • cannot uninstall
  • cannot install

Split Feet and Inch in the BOM

Split Feet and Inch in the BOM This article will show you how to take an existing US Imperial BOM for an assembly drawingdrawing that shows fabrication information for a basic or a nested assembly, including bolts and welds, and that is generally used at the workshopAssembly drawings show how parts are located in an assembly. They contain the parts of the assembly presented in one or more views. and split the Length field to output Feet in one field and Inches in another.  Starting the work In Tekla go ahead and model in a member that has a specific feet and inch value (i.e. 10-3 9/16 not 10
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  • Split Feet and Inch in the BOM
  • feet
  • inch
  • feet inch
  • split feet inch
  • template
  • template editing
  • Template Editor

Modifying the existing US Imperial revision template

How to modify the existing revision template in the US Imperial environment In this article we will talk about how we can modify the existing revision template in a drawing to get more information included. By default in the US Imperial environment we only show a small amount of what is possible to show. See below, we will be working with Style 1 from the US environment. While here go ahead and review all the information possible to be shown on theleft in the Revision Handling dialog.     Starting the work We are going to start by reviewing the Revision handling dialog and coming up with
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  • modifying template
  • modifying revision template
  • template
  • Template Editor
  • edit templates

Linking Tekla 2016 with ShipConstructor

Question: How to export/import models between Tekla 2016 and ShipConstructor  Answer: ShipConstructor is an AutoCAD based software product line created for design, engineering and construction in the shipbuilding industry. ShipConstructor’s use of Commercial off-the-shelf, technologies such as AutoCAD and Microsoft SQL Server allows it to be integrated with other business processes and applications.http://www.ssi-corporate.com/product-services/shipconstructor Since DWG is the native format for ShipConstructor model data and production drawings, ShipConstructor Geometry wise, produces a 3D
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  • ShipConstructor
  • STEP
  • ship
  • 3D DWG
  • DWG
  • link

How to link Tekla Structures with Nestix plate nesting software

Question: How to link Tekla Structures output to Nestix plate(1) part that represents a flat structure(1) In some contexts, for example in analysis, the term plate object may be used to refer to plates.(2) plate that represents a steel structure(2) Plate is mainly used as a connection piece or as a floor plate. nesting software? Answer: NESTIX is integrated production management system for part fabrication and welding assembly, including work preparation and part nesting functions targeted for shipyards, offshore yards and pipe fabrication. http://www.nestix.fi/en/erp.html Nestix software
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  • Nestix
  • plate nesting
  • DSTV
  • DSTV+
  • MIS

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