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Why Tekla Structures Doesn't Remember My Trimble Identity Login Details?

Question: Why does Tekla Structures keep asking me to sign into my Trimble account during each session? Answer: First, you want to make sure you have ticked the stay signed in box, as pictured below. You may also want to navigate to your internet options, to check your cookie settings. The location may vary between different operating systems. To ensure that cookies are allowed, you can add Trimble.com to the list of allowed websites through Privacy → Sites → Address of website. In addition to the steps above, you can navigate to General → Delete... and clear the checkbox for 
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by Area Finland Service
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  • Trimble identity

Automatically update your shared model

Using BIM Publisher extension it is possible to automate some tasks. Like for example make your shared model updated before you come to office. This example shows how to make a setup which automatically opens your shared model, makes read in, saves the model and exits Tekla Structures every day 6:00. You need to install BIM Publisher extension from Tekla Warehouse BIM Publisher Download also the following example macro from the same page as BIM publisher: Model Sharing Read in and Save (2016+) This is just a file ReadInSave2016.cs containing macro, you can save it to somewhere easily
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Modifying component is not working

If you try to modify component and your settings are not affecting the component, try to change AutoDefaults rules to None at the General tab. AutoDefaults settings might prevent for example that you cannot modify bolt assembly (washers, nuts) or move the bolts the distance you want. Components also typically have some order of settings. Some settings are "stronger" than the other. When you enter some values at the Picture or Parts tab, they usually have higher priority than values at the Bolts tab, so they will override the bolt edge distances etc. So if for example bolt dimensions are not
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Add text in subscript

Question: How to add text in subscript? Answer: At the moment (starting from Tekla Structures 2017) subscript text is supported only in rich text files (.rtf) in drawings. Superscript, on the other hand, is supported in all text objects, dimension marks, other marks and associative notes. More information on the links below. See also Tekla Structures 2017 release notes: Better performance and other drawing improvementsAdd links to rich text files in drawingsAdd text in superscript
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by Area Finland Service
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  • subscript
  • subscript text
  • text

CompileError: Access to the path is denied when trying to run a macro

Problem: When I try to run a macro I get a following error message: "Access to the path is denied." This occurred when launching macros such as "SwapHandles" and "CreateSurfaceView". Solution: Check that you have user access and execute rights set to the folder and files where the macro is located. For example SwapHandles and CreateSurfaceView are located in C:\ProgramData\Tekla Structures\<version>\Environments\common\macros\modeling\. Please refer to Microsoft Windows documentation for more details.
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.db1_CORRUPT file

Question: I have a .db1_CORRUPT file in my model folder. What should I do? Answer: If Tekla Model Sharing write out fails, the currently open model may be marked as corrupt. The .db1 file in the model folder is renamed to .db1_CORRUPT. The model has become unusable. Please remove the model and join again the shared model in Tekla Model Sharing. The write out succeeded to upload data but the finalizing write out failed, so there should not be any information loss. If you are facing this issue, please report it to your local support. See also: Fixed defect TTSD-7792
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Exporting VOID parts to IFC

Question: How can I export VOID parts from Tekla Structures to IFC? Answer:  Use Coordination view 1.0 for IFC export. It exports the openings as "voids" that can be reported on. You cannot use Coordination view 2.0. It uses CSG (constructive solid geometry), where cuts are boolean operations. More information about CSG (Constructive Solid Geometry) can be found here for example here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructive_solid_geometry The type of export is defined in the Export to IFC dialog > Export type:
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  • IFC
  • export

Tekla Structures 2018 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 2018 Hardware Recommendations
  • hardware recommendations

A quick way to model wall geometry from a clients IFC

Question: Is there a quick way to model 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. geometry from a clients IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperabilityIFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).Model can be exported into an IFC file.? Answer: Yes. You are able to convert objects within an IFC to walls, floors inside Tekla Structures using
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by Trimble Solutions UK
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  • IFC
  • Convert IFC objects
  • convert to layout
  • component
  • wall layout
  • floor layout

Using Organizer property categories for controlling precast production

Question:  How can I utilise the property categories more effectively for controlling production in my precast factory?   Answer: Property categories can be found in the Organizertool that is used for categorizing and managing model information, object properties and object property queries, and model object classificationOrganizer consists of two tools, object browser and categories., Manage > Organizer. This tool can be used to categorise elements for production within your model and apply attributes to them which are defined by the user. These can be for production status, delivery
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by Trimble Solutions UK
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  • Organizer
  • unitechnik
  • Property categories

Model Sharing Error: Failed to write out model changes

Problem: Write out fails with a Model Sharing error message: Failed to write out model changes. Reason: Failed to create the data. Modelsharing.log file contains an error: "ERROR: System.IO.IOException: Data error (cyclic redundancy check)." Solution: Cyclic redundancy check error could indicate that the disk is corrupt or damaged. If you encounter this during write out it could mean that the bad spot may be in the file (model) itself. To try to fix this you should run Error checking on your drive: 1. In Windows 7 file explorer: Right click the drive you want to check and then click
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Cannot export to IFC outside model folder

We have noticed a serious issue regarding IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperabilityIFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).Model can be exported into an IFC file. export in some Tekla Structures versions. It is not possible to export to IFC outside the 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 the same model
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  • IFC
  • export

Troubleshooting Hole Reservation Manager

Question: Why are almost all fields empty in my Hole Reservation Manager table? Answer: Functioning of Hole Reservation Manager is based on common agreements* set for BIM software developers. If the imported IFC model is not produced by the rules defined in the agreements, Hole Reservation Manager will not be able to interpret the file correctly. This leads in data fields left empty even though the model itself looks fine. To find out whether the IFC file is valid for Hole Reservation Manager, select a singular object in the reference model and click Inquire. The attributes from which
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by Area Finland Service
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  • HRM
  • Hole Reservation Manager

Object browser has encountered fatal error and must be closed

Problem: When you try to open the Organizer the following error message regarding Object Browser is shown in stead. System.ArgumentException: Byte array for GUID must be exactly 16 bytes long. Cause: There are many types of fatal errors the Object Browser can encounter with different details. The System.ArgumentException can occur for example when you have a model on a network drive and the connection is broken during writing. The ProjOrg0000xx.db file is then corrupted. Resolution: Take a backup of the ProjOrg0000xx.db into use. The backup file is saved to the same folder where Organizer
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  • System.ArgumentException
  • Object Browser
  • error

Tekla Structures 2017i Finland environment Release Notes

1. General Settings 1.1 Applications & Components catalog and Start Model Concrete update Applications & Components cataloguser interface for displaying or modifying information in categorized listsFor example, profile catalog and shape catalog are catalogs. and the model templatemodel which is used as a basis for creating new models The user can save a model including all its elements, such as object properties, certain settings, parts, and components, in a model template. Start Model Concrete were updated. 1.2 General Line BENTZ    ! USER ! 0  !   !  4 !  5 !BentZ.BENTZ       !h*b*
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How do I map the profile and material in the IFC object change management

Question: When I import an IFC file how can I check the profile will convert correctly. Answer: Steps: 1. After you insert the IFC reference model. Make sure you have the section option for Reference objects pressed in and the option for Select objects in components pressed in. 2. Select the brace you need to convert. It should highlight by itself.    3. Go up to the File Menu>Settings>IFC object conversion settings   4. With the brace still selected click Check at the bottom.   5. Any problem mapping the material or profile will appear in the list. Click on the Missing Materials tab. 6
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  • BIM
  • Convert IFC objects

Use Tekla Structures with Trimble Connect

You can share model information between Tekla Structures and Trimble Connect Desktop or Trimble Connect Web. You can attach a Tekla Structures model to a Trimble Connect project and project folders download a reference model from a Trimble Connect project to a Tekla Structures model upload a Tekla Structures reference model to a Trimble Connect project export Tekla Structures model objects as an .ifc reference model to a Trimble Connect project. exchange workflow information between Tekla Structures and Trimble Connect Desktop (requires installing an extension for both products). See the
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Error 50003 - FlexNet internal error

Error 50003 - Error Fetching activated licenses - Internal Error Occurred.  Tekla Structures License Administration Tool is neither able to "Open and read" nor "Utilize" the information in the trusted storage. Command lines output would show same error.  Solution:Troubleshooting Step #1 Run System Configuration. Go to Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools and run System Configuration.  From the Services tab, Tick/Select the following services in order to enable them: Tekla Structures Licensing Service Flexnet Licensing Service Flexnet Licensing Service 64 Apply the changes and
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  • internal error
  • error 50003
  • 50003
  • internal error occured

Technical Document: Integration between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures

These notes cover the integration process when integrating models between Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures. When considering the integration of Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Structures it is important to understand that the information transferred is essentially the physical information associated with the structure - e.g. geometry, section sizes and grade, number of studs and slab thicknesses etc. Tekla Structures allows engineers to quickly and easily create accurate structural models complete with information that offer value from design to construction completion.
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by Marcus Mitchell
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  • Tekla Structures
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • integration

Creating your own custom step as an ITEM and then wrap it up as a custom seam and use it in the stair components

Question - If I create a custom tread or find a tread in the Sketchup warehouse how to I add it to the Stair component? Steps: 1. Inside the model add (2)channels parallel to each other to represent stair stringers.  - Make the length longer then the tread.   - space between them the width of the stair.   2. Add your custom tread between the channels going from right to left. Here I went out to Sketchup Ware house and found a grating tread.https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/70474d024fb08d49313c59837c77a52f/...   Note:When downloading parts from the Sketchup Warehouse you need to
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  • miscellaneous detailing

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