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Bending dimensions not visible in drawings

Question:  How to get the bending dimension lines with this 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.? Now there are bending lines, but no dimensions. Answer: Check first that XS_DRAW_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONS_IN_UNFOLDING advanced option is set to TRUE.For a plate like this with all parallel bend lines, you can get the bend information by rotating the drawing coordinate system 90
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Unable to Model the bracing in 3D

Question: I Unable to create the bracing in 3D models, when I am trying to pick the points, it always picking the Grids, why? Answer:Go to "Snapping switches" & change the first option from "Plane" to "3D" you can refer snap_depth to understand these options that when to use & where to use
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  • modelling
  • 3D
  • plane view
  • auto
  • snapping

How to get the unfolded length of ladder hoops?

Question:I unable to get the actual length of ladder hoops, after my calculation , I found that the length which I am getting is without unfolded one,It should be 2566 instead of 2537.So How can I get the unfolded length of ladder hoops? Answer:Change the advanced option XS_UNFOLDING_DONT_USE_NEUTRAL_AXIS_FOR_RADIUS to FALSE to get the unfolded length of ladder hoops Now the length will be    This advanced option does not work if XS_USE_OLD_POLYBEAMpart of a certain shape that is created as a continuous chain of beams passing through points that the user picksThe segments of the polybeam
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  • polybeam
  • hoop
  • hoops
  • ladder
  • unfolded
  • unfolding
  • Inquire
  • polybeam length
  • length of polybeam
  • poly beam

Can I change the background color of the model view in version 2016 to that of version 21.1?

Question:Is it possible to set the background color of 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. in version 2016 (or newer) to that of version 21.1? Answer:Yes, it is possible. Do the following: In the model view, go to File menu > Settings > Advanced optionssettings used to customize Tekla Structures for specific companies, standards, users, or user groupsIn Tekla Structures, advanced options are settings that are used, for example, in a specific project or geographical area, or
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  • background
  • white
  • colour
  • Color
  • display
  • model view
  • FAQ

Can I turn Direct Modification off by default?

Question: I know I can switch Direct Modificationfunction that activates the mode where the model objects can be modified by using handlesDirect modification enables additional handles and modification options. on or off in a model, but is there a way to switch it off by default in all new models?  Answer: The default value for Direct Modification comes from xs_user.default file under environment's system folderfolder that is used for storing files that define default settings. To turn Direct Modification on or off by default in all new models, you will need to change the value of file menu
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  • Direct Modification

Tekla Structures 2016i Finland environments Release Notes

1. General Settings 1.1 Small items 1.1.1 Repair numbering used instead of numbering There is a new advanced option XS_USE_REPAIR_NUMBERINGprocess of assigning position numbers to parts, cast units, assemblies, or reinforcementIn Tekla Structures, the position numbers assigned in the numbering are shown in marks and templates, for example._INSTEAD_OF_NUMBERING which runs corresponding repair numbering commands instead of commands “Number modified objects” and “Number series of selected objects”. This setting is especially good for multi-user models where risk of getting wrong numbers is
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Tekla Structures 2016i Common Environment Release Notes

Common settings for all roles Objects.inp Separated the Precast Concrete related UDAobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object propertiesUser-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.'s (BVBS, Unitechnik, EliPLAN, HMS) to their corresponding files and moved them under Precast Concrete Role for easier management.- /common/system/precast/objects_BVBS.inp- /common/system/precast/objects_Unitechnik.inp
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Tekla Structures 2016i Default Environment Release Notes

Common settings for all roles Templates Reorganized the files for mapping user-defined attributes for template editortool in Tekla Structures used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports for later flexibility:/template/settings/contentattributes.lst and /template/settings/contentattributes_user-defined_default_env.lst. Template for A3-paper frames of the 4xA3-layout has been updated to have uniform blue frame colour (related to newly set variating line width thickness depending on colours). See below. Precast Concrete Detailer and Rebar Detailer -roles General
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Incorrect pop marks for holes in Tekla Structures 2016 and 2016i

We have found error in pop marks of holes in Tekla Structures 2016 and 2016i versions. The following holesmall hollow open throughout a part or assembly that is usually used for fastening parts with bolts or other such objectsHole is created in the same way as bolts and hole properties are defined in the bolt properties. pop markinformation written in an NC file that sets the NC machine to drill a small hole in the surface of the material, which is used to weld or bolt assembly secondary parts to the right location on an assembly main part options are not marking hole locations, but the
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Lines are visible on PDF but don't print on paper

Question: When I print from Tekla Structures to PDF, all my lines look fine, but when I print the PDF from AcroPlot Matrix 2014 PDF viewer to paper, some of the lines disappear. This only happens with TS2016, in older versions everything worked. Answer: Please check the XS_BASE_LINE_WIDTH advanced option – in older versions this is set by default to 0.1, but from 2016 onwards it has been set to 0.01 by default. Some PDF printers enforce a minimum line weight, so if a line is very thin, it is displayed thicker on the screen and also when printed, while some PDF printers may allow the line to
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  • PDF
  • line weight

DPM Printer Error when printing and using special characters in your file names

NOTE:This issue was fixed in 2016, if you use a special character that cannot be used in a file name Tekla will convert it to an underscore. For example, if you are using 1" 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..pdf as the file name it will convert it to 1_ Plate.pdf.  Q- I am attempting to print drawings and receving the error below, i do use special characters in the names
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  • DPM
  • printer
  • DPM Printer error
  • Printer error
  • cannot print
  • print
  • printing
  • plotting
  • plot
  • error plotting
  • DPMPrinter
  • DPMPrintererror
  • DPMPrinter Error

XS_HATCH_SPECIAL_COLOR prints grey in TS2016

Question: In Tekla Structures 2016, I've set the XS_HATCH_SPECIAL_COLOR but it still prints as shaded gray. How can I get it to print with the color I've specified?  Answer: This is caused by a defect, but a workaround exists that requires editing the PdfPrintOptions.xml file. Close the print dialog Open up the <user>_PdfPrintOptions.xml file file in notepad, look for a line that starts with:  <PlotColor Color="120", for example: <PlotColor Color="120" PlotColor="00FFFF" /> Delete that line Open the print dialog, and the special color should come out as expected Note that
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  • printing
  • drawing

Tekla Structures 2016i France Environment Release Notes

2. General 2.1 Ini files of French Environment 2.1.1 env_France.ini deletion of variables :set XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_LINES_HIDDEN_BY_ITSELF=FALSEset XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_LINES_HIDDEN_BY_OTHER_REFERENCE_MODELS=FALSEset XS_REFERENCE_MODELS_HIDE_PART_LINES=FALSEset XS_SHOW_REFERENCE_MODEL_HIDDEN_LINES=FALSE 2.1.2 objects.inp tabs Addition of file OBJECTS_TAB.txt which precises the occupied tabs of object.inp file. 2.2 Objects.inp 2.2.1 Common in all roles New attributes to handle pours with 4D :- REBAR_DAY, rebar day- FORMWORK_DAY, formwork day 2.3 Template Editor Two new files creates to handle a
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Centralized distribution of Tekla Structures 2016i

Introduction Tekla Structures consists of the following installations: Tekla Structures software installation  Tekla Structures environmentregion- or company-specific settings and information that are predefined in Tekla Structures or that are defined by the userTo be able to use Tekla Structures, the user must install the software and for region-specific settings at least one Tekla Structures environment. The software installation includes the common and blank project environments and the global settings. The common environment and global settings are the basis for all other environments
by Tekla Global Support
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  • centralized distribution
  • silent install
  • administrative install
  • admin install
  • prerequisites
  • install
  • installer

Empty print preview displays 'Drawing cannot be read' error

Question: When I try to print, the print preview  isn’t displayed, instead I see error message saying Drawing cannot be read. Answer: This can be caused by processes trying to use same Windows resources. If another application has reserved the .NET pipe Tekla Structures uses when printing, print preview cannot be displayed. Users who have Admin rights on your Windows account are unlikely to encounter this issue, but those users who do not have Admin rights may come across this problem. To resolve this issue, you can either disable the application that is using the same resource, or run
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  • printing

Templates modified with 2016i Template Editor do not work in 2016 version

Question:I installed Tekla Structures 2016i and modified a template with Template Editortool in Tekla Structures used for creating and modifying templates to be used in drawings and reports.  But the modified template could not be used in Tekla Structures 2016 anymore. This is the error message:ERROR: line 783 -> runtime attributeERRROR: line 784 -> unknown attribute ´fitinside´ Answer:Tekla Structures 2016i has newer version of Template Editor: 3.40 and it is containing new attributes, which are preventing the opening of template in 2016 version Template Editor 3.33. See the list of
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Tekla Structures 2016i US environments Release Notes

Table of Contents Common to all US Roles Steel Detailing Role Engineering Role Precast Detailing Role Cast In Place Role / Rebar Detailing Role 1   Common to all US Roles 1.1   Environment ini files Due to the improvements to Reference models in drawings, the following variables have been moved to the Obsolete section of the US environment ini files: - Obsolete XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_HIDDEN_LINE_TYPE XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_LINES_HIDDEN_BY_ITSELF XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_LINES_HIDDEN_BY_OTHER_REFERENCE_MODELS XS_REFERENCE_MODEL_LINES_HIDDEN_BY_PARTS 1.2   Modeling Object Representationrepresentation of a
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Selecting several handles at once

It is possible to select several handles at once so that they can all be moved in one go.For example the three beams on the right can be extended by the same distance in one go as follows. Select the parts to be modified. Hold down the ALT key and window over the required handles. The selected handles will be represented by a solid square once selected. Now you can right-click and select Move Special Linear, enter the distances to be moved in the X, Y and Z directions and click Move. The same can be done where several handles meet at the same place. Useful applications:This can be
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  • selecting several handles
  • moving several handles

Sharing project relevant files when using Tekla Model Sharing

Question: What are the best practices on sharing project relevant files (e.g. templates, reports, etc.) between several companies when using Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a modelTekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.? Answer: Recommended way is to store all of the project relevant data in to model folderfolder that is used for storing files associated with a modelTekla Structures stores all files associated with a model in a folder it creates with the same name as the model database (.db1).In multi-user mode all users access
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  • Tekla Model Sharing

Fixing overlapping part positions

This article explains how to correct numbering seriesset of identifiers defined by the user, based on which Tekla Structures compares parts, assemblies, cast units, or reinforcement with each other during the numbering and gives position numbersNumbering series is defined by a prefix and a start number.The user can, for example, allocate separate numbering series to different phases or part types. when you get the Overlapping part number series warning message. Below is a simplified situation of overlapping numbering series. Two red columns have numbering series c/1 and two gray columns have
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