Tutorials

Easier editing of identical assemblies and cast units with Batch editor - Part 1

Save time and reduce repetitive rework with the new batch editing functionality in Tekla Structures 2021. Great for project changes that come late in the design, utilizing this feature means you won’t be spending tedious time making multiple updates to identical assemblies or cast units within the same number series. You can now copy modifications to identical or similar assemblies in just one click. Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021
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  • new feature
  • Batch Editor
  • batch editing
  • editing identical assemblies and cast units

New Copy & Move preview

When you need to move or copy objects within your Tekla Structures model, you will experience an updated copy and move preview in the newest release. With this new update, you can visualize where copied or moved objects will appear to clearly determine what and where you are copying/moving objects before committing to their location. What you see is what you get! Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021
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  • new feature
  • copy & move preview
  • copying
  • moving

New extension: Fit Objects

The Fit Objects tool is an application for Tekla Structures BIM software. This tool fits any two objects together. It applies cuts but also creates additional material in order to close any gap between them. It works for most object types (beams, columns, etc.) but it is especially useful for walls, slabs, and plates. The tool can be downloaded from the Tekla Warehouse. The Tekla Warehouse is a repository with hundreds of tools, apps, modeling and drawing settings, environment, product catalogs available for Tekla Structures customers.
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  • new feature
  • Fit Objects
  • fittings
  • fitting objects

Drawing specific layouts

From Tekla Structures 2021 onwards, you can easily make minor changes to the table sets in drawings. This way, you can avoid and remove overlaps in drawing content and tables without editing the drawing layout, or creating new layouts or drawing sizes for each case. Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021
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  • new feature
  • drawing specific layouts
  • drawing layouts
  • creating drawing layouts

New options for rendering in Trimble Connect Visualizer - Part 2

Visualize your structural design exactly how it is to be designed with the materials and lighting to give the visual the most impact. You can now render your custom textures and user-defined colors instead of standard defaults. Present your project as it will look in reality, no matter how specific or customized your surface or concrete finish is. Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021
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  • new feature
  • Trimble Connect Visualizer
  • viewing the model
  • photorealistic rendering

Instructor side pane

Tekla Structures 2021 introduces a new side pane, Instructor, that shows instructions for the currently active ribbon command. This will help make Tekla Structures easier to learn and use for both new and existing customers by seeing how commands work in the program that you may not have used before or are not very familiar with. You can even customize your own help files with specific instructions and tips for your company. Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021  
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  • new feature
  • instructor
  • side pane

Renewed Shape catalog

In this video, we take a look at one of Tekla Structures 2021 new features: the renewed Shape Catalog. Topics include a tour of the new user interface and a look at some of the shape catalog's new functionalities. Additionally, we discuss how to deploy custom grouping and tagging of the shape catalog for use companywide using a firm folder. Learn more about the latest developments and new features at https://www.tekla.com/2021
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  • new feature
  • Shape Catalog
  • shapes
  • items

New options for rendering in Trimble Connect Visualizer - Part 1

Trimble Connect Visualizer can now render your own custom textures and user-defined colors instead of standard defaults. This functionality will enable you to present your project or express your intent to position the unique approach you will take to the project. With the new Visualizer, you will see material exactly how it would look in real life, no matter how specific and custom your surface finishes, concrete finishes, paints, and other material may be.
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  • new feature
  • Trimble Connect Visualizer
  • viewing the model
  • photorealistic rendering

How to take your Tekla product into use

This video guides you through the three initial steps you need to take to start using your Tekla product with an online license.
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  • online license
  • subscription
  • download
  • Tekla Structures Download
  • Trimble identity

Managing layout points

Learn how to manage layout points with Organizer and with Layout Manager. Additionally, learn how to define local coordinate systems, and how to export layout data to field devices.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • layout points

Creating layout points

Learn how to create layout points using two tools: Layout Point tool and Layout Point Applicator.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • layout points

Tekla Structures for concrete contractors

Learn how to estimate, plan, and manage pours with Tekla Structures using the free elearning tutorials. This tutorial is an introduction to the Tekla Structures for concrete contractors elearning course.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Modeling formwork

Learn to model formwork with Tekla Structures: Learn how to use formwork placing tools for walls and slabs.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Formwork

Creating and modifying construction drawings

Learn how to create drawings based on model views, and the basics on modifying drawings: How to create dimension lines, marks, and section views. Finally, learn how to use the Drawing content manager for checking and editing drawing content.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • construction drawings

Formwork reporting

Learn to create an Organizer category for formwork objects, and how to export formwork reports to Microsoft Excel. Learn how to create a formwork drawing in Tekla Structure.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Creating form faces

Learn how to download and install the form face creator tool, how to define settings for the tool, and how to create form faces.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Working with embeds

Learn about embeds in Tekla Structures, how to place them in a model, and how to create your own embeds.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Converting existing geometries

Learn how to convert concrete geometries from an existing IFC model into native Tekla Structures parts. Learn also about the different steps of the conversion process, and how to convert objects as extrusions and with item conversion.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • convert
  • Convert IFC objects

Creating sloping slabs

Learn how to model sloping slabs, how to create concrete slabs, and how to convert slabs to items.
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  • concrete contractor basics

Creating concrete parts

Learn how to model concrete parts, and build an entrance wing for the example building, using a reference drawing as a guideline. Learn also how to modify parts, and how to copy parts.
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  • concrete contractor basics
  • Direct Modification
  • copying

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