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Adding bolts to the Tekla Structures catalog
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Detailing, Setting Up
Added September 20, 2013 Last updated July 30, 2014
Adding Custom Fill Patterns
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Drawings
Added December 05, 2012 Last updated July 26, 2013
Adding Phases to default Phase Template
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Construction Management, Drawings, Templates
Added March 30, 2016 Last updated March 31, 2016
Adding Screws to the Bolt Catalog
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Detailing, Modeling, Setting Up
Added September 23, 2013 Last updated July 30, 2014
Adding specialty bolts to the bolt catalog.
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Detailing, Modeling
Added June 29, 2012 Last updated May 27, 2015
Adjust your model views with a specific degree
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Modeling
Added March 20, 2016 Last updated March 20, 2016
Allow Tekla Licensing through Mcafee Firewall
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Licensing and Installing
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
Anchor rods number differently but they are identical
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Numbering
Added March 25, 2016 Last updated March 25, 2016
Area selection in model is missing
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Modeling
Added March 22, 2016 Last updated August 17, 2016
AutoConnection & AutoDefaults Example
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Modeling, Setting Up
Added October 09, 2013 Last updated October 10, 2013
Basic Firm and Project Folders
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Setting Up
Added June 21, 2012 Last updated December 05, 2016
Bent Through/Shear Plate
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Detailing, Modeling
Added July 24, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Calculating Polybeams
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Drawings, Modeling, Reports
Added July 24, 2012 Last updated October 07, 2013
Changing RD mark on running dimensions
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Detailing, Drawings, Setting Up
Added July 24, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
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Online services
Added May 15, 2013 Last updated July 18, 2018
Controlling Default Model Views
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Modeling
Added June 20, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Copying saved toolbars and shortcuts to a new computer or version
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Setting Up
Added July 27, 2012 Last updated November 14, 2016
Crashing on Startup-Kernelbase.dll
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Licensing and Installing, Setting Up
Added October 10, 2015 Last updated February 01, 2018
Create a profile from a DWG file
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Detailing, Import and Export, Modeling
Added September 11, 2013 Last updated December 05, 2018
Create Steel Decking in Tekla
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Modeling
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
Creating a Mini Dump file
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Setting Up
Added June 11, 2014 Last updated July 21, 2017
Creating a Partially Threaded Rod
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Modeling
Added September 26, 2013 Last updated September 04, 2018
Creating Custom Stud Profiles
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Modeling, Setting Up
Added July 23, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Creating new Drawing Layouts
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Drawings
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
Creating your grid at 100'-0" (or other)
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Modeling
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
Creating your own custom step as an ITEM and then wrap it up as a custom seam and use it in the stair components
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Detailing
Added September 12, 2017 Last updated September 30, 2017
Datum Reference Level in Marks
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Drawings
Added June 20, 2012 Last updated April 24, 2015
Dialog is not opening for certain applications
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Licensing and Installing
Added September 29, 2016 Last updated September 29, 2016
DPM Printer Error when printing and using special characters in your file names
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Printing
Added September 15, 2016 Last updated November 10, 2016
Drawing Export Scale Factor for DWG/DXF
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Drawings, Import and Export
Added June 12, 2014 Last updated June 12, 2014
Drawing List Management
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Drawings
Added July 24, 2012 Last updated July 30, 2014
Error Opening file:TargetPoint.dwg when i open my model view
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Setting Up
Added March 24, 2016 Last updated June 15, 2016
Excluding bolt/hole sizes on drawings automatically
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Advanced options, Drawings
Added February 25, 2016 Last updated May 08, 2017
FabSuite Export
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Import and Export
Added September 11, 2017 Last updated April 27, 2018
Find out why parts numbered differently
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Numbering
Added March 22, 2016 Last updated January 21, 2018
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Licensing and Installing
Added November 11, 2015 Last updated September 18, 2018
Formula for Imperial Scales
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Templates
Added July 27, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
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Setting Up
Added March 12, 2015 Last updated September 04, 2018
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Online services
Added December 17, 2015 Last updated July 09, 2018
Handling Gage Material
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Drawings, Modeling, Reports
Added June 20, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Handrail Total Length in Bill of Material
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Detailing
Added September 12, 2017 Last updated September 12, 2017
How can i keep existing part from numbering?
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Modeling
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
How do i change the color of a construction point
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Added March 29, 2016 Last updated March 29, 2016
How do I create a stair from an Arch PDF?
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added June 13, 2017 Last updated August 08, 2017
How do i get around case sensitive NC Files?
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Import and Export
Added March 31, 2016 Last updated March 31, 2016
How do I make an Object Browser's Property template work from my Firm or Project folder?
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Construction Management
Added July 04, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How do I map the profile and material in the IFC object change management
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Collaboration, Detailing, Import and Export
Added September 14, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How do i model a bolt through a large opening in a HSS?
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Modeling
Added March 31, 2016 Last updated March 31, 2016
How to create a corner base plate using 1047
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added May 28, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
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Setting Up
Added March 22, 2018 Last updated March 29, 2018
How to export your model to IGES/STEP
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Import and Export
Added February 29, 2016 Last updated June 06, 2016
How to export your model to IGES/STEP/OBJ/STL/IFC
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Import and Export
Added June 06, 2016 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to get bend lines on a DXF
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Import and Export
Added March 20, 2016 Last updated March 20, 2016
How to get Node to Node length even on a sloping part in a drawing
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Templates
Added September 11, 2017 Last updated September 11, 2017
How to implement custom stepv2 on stairs?
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Detailing, Modeling
Added June 14, 2017 Last updated August 08, 2017
How to model bolts or holes on a radius
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Modeling
Added March 12, 2016 Last updated March 12, 2016
How to Move an Assembly Drawing to a Different Multi-Drawing
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Drawings
Added February 12, 2014 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to prep the bottom of a column inside 1047
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added May 28, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to use a custom step inside S71
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added August 06, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to use a custom step inside Ship Ladder
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added August 06, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to use custom anchor rods inside 1043
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added August 06, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
How to use custom anchor rods inside 1047
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Detailing, Modeling, Steel components
Added May 28, 2017 Last updated September 04, 2018
HSS Profile Weights in US Imperial Environment
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Detailing, Modeling, Templates
Added September 12, 2013 Last updated October 28, 2015
I need more characters in my report
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Reports
Added March 31, 2016 Last updated March 31, 2016
I opened Tekla for the first time and there are not any profiles?
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Added March 25, 2016 Last updated March 25, 2016
Importing CISC (Canadian Institute of Steel Construction) Profiles into a US Environment Profile Catalog
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Modeling
Added December 10, 2015 Last updated December 10, 2015
INI files and Advanced options
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Setting Up
Added September 06, 2013 Last updated September 10, 2013
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Setting Up
Added October 21, 2013 Last updated March 14, 2016
Managing Bought Out Items
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Drawings, Modeling, Reports
Added June 20, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Mix and Match Drawing Styles
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Drawings, Templates
Added July 23, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Model Dump
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Import and Export
Added October 01, 2013 Last updated August 26, 2017
Model Templates
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Setting Up
Added May 17, 2013 Last updated May 17, 2013
Modifying the existing US Imperial revision template
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Template attributes
Added March 27, 2016 Last updated March 27, 2016
Multiple Firm Folders
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Setting Up
Added June 22, 2012 Last updated May 11, 2017
my FLAT bars are appearing with metric thickness and metric length how do I correct this.
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Advanced options, Detailing
Added June 29, 2017 Last updated August 08, 2017
Numbering and Multi-numbering Setups
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Detailing, Setting Up
Added June 20, 2013 Last updated June 20, 2013
Output linear feet of polygon cuts in model
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Templates
Added October 04, 2016 Last updated October 04, 2016
Performing a Clean Install of Tekla Structures
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Setting Up
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated July 10, 2017
Performing a Clean Install of Tekla Structures
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Setting Up
Added July 10, 2017 Last updated October 25, 2018
Piece Mark Shows 1 instead of the Part Mark on the DSTV file
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Files, Import and Export, Setting Up
Added March 31, 2016 Last updated June 18, 2018
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Licensing and Installing
Added December 29, 2015 Last updated October 28, 2017
Restarting the Multi User Database
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Setting Up
Added October 10, 2015 Last updated September 18, 2018
Restore Drawings after bad numbering
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Numbering
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated September 26, 2017
Setting up Hard Stamps for NC Files
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Import and Export
Added February 25, 2016 Last updated September 17, 2018
Solutions to Anchor Plan problems
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Detailing, Drawings
Added July 25, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Sort Numbering for Beams, Columns, etc...
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Numbering
Added February 28, 2016 Last updated February 28, 2016
Split Feet and Inch in the BOM
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Template attributes, Templates
Added March 27, 2016 Last updated November 13, 2018
Standard Parts Model
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Detailing, Setting Up
Added June 29, 2012 Last updated June 22, 2015
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Online services
Added March 24, 2016 Last updated March 24, 2016
Startup vs Model INI files
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Setting Up
Added July 23, 2012 Last updated September 06, 2013
Stop Windows from restarting Tekla
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Setting Up
Added August 25, 2016 Last updated August 25, 2016
Template from DWG
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Drawings, Templates
Added July 23, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Two Columns with the Same Base Plate
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Detailing, Modeling
Added June 29, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Understanding Part Orientation
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Modeling
Added July 15, 2013 Last updated March 18, 2016
Upload a Model to Trimble Solutions USA
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Added November 22, 2016 Last updated September 04, 2018
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Setting Up
Added March 21, 2015 Last updated November 08, 2018
Using IsSet in a template to turn values or rows on and off
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Templates
Added March 27, 2016 Last updated March 29, 2016
Using Profile Subgroups
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Drawings
Added June 29, 2012 Last updated March 01, 2013
Using Python with Tekla
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Import and Export
Added February 25, 2016 Last updated February 25, 2016
Web viewer permissions
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Collaboration, Setting Up
Added July 03, 2013 Last updated March 02, 2018