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How to use a Trimble Connect folder as the project or firm folder

In this video, you will learn how to ensure that all parties are always working with the correct company or project standards. See how Trimble Connect is used as the project or firm folder and simplify administration for remote users.
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  • firm folder
  • project folder
  • Trimble Connect folder as firm folder
  • Trimble Connect folder as project folder

Show and modify drawing views in the model

In Tekla Structures 2020 you can now show the drawing views of the selected drawings in any of the open model views to get a clearer understanding of exactly where a drawing view is located in the 3D model, the view direction, and the 3D extents of that view. You can adjust those views by using direct modification to show and modify the view extents and view plane in the model and have that reflected on the drawing.
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  • drawing views
  • show drawing views in the model

Improvements in the Bridge Creator extension

Improved workflow handling of alignment data from highway team guiding simplified bridge profile handling for faster creation of intelligent bridge objects. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature

Modeling sloping slabs is now easier than ever

Now it’s even easier to model complex geometries such as slabs with varying elevations. Improved user interface, ability to add vertices to slab faces, visual display of vertex positioning and elevation are just some of the improvements added to this popular feature. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • adding vertices to slab faces

Easy cloud-based collaboration for all project participants

Communicate clearly with project participants with cloud-based collaboration in Trimble Connect. New functionalities and usability improvements in Tekla Structures now better support workflows and make it easier to get started with Trimble Connect. The all new ribbon tab with Trimble Connect specific features such as ToDos, project users and more provides seamless integration and an easy start. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • easy cloud-based collaboration

Formwork tools readily at hand

Tekla Structures 2020 streamlines the use of formwork tools. As an integral part of Tekla Structures, the tools are now ready to use out of the box. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • New formwork placing tools

Improved layering tools for rebar detailing

Layering tools are improved in Tekla Structures 2020 for rebar detailing. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Bar layering

Enhanced point cloud visualization including clash checking (Precast)

Visualize your survey data with intelligent point clouds in Tekla Structures in 3D. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Enhanced point cloud visualization

Improved Floor layout tool

The improved Floor layout tool, purpose-built for creating and modifying precast hollowcore, half-slabs, double-tee, and solid slab floors, makes detailing of more complex hollowcore element structures faster and less error prone. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Improved Floor layout tool

Complete visual drawing layout editor

The process for editing drawing layouts has been completely revamped making it possible for any project team member to achieve office standard drawings, quickly. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • Customize drawing layouts

Easy visualization and editing of drawing views (Precast)

Finish your drawings faster and be confident that you are documenting exactly what you need. Tekla Structures now shows General Arrangement drawing views in the 3D model space. You can easily see which objects are included in a drawing view, and our direct modification feature allows you to adjust the view limits. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Show and modify drawing views

Wall layout turning corners

The latest addition to the sandwich wall functionality gives you more flexibility when detailing turning corners. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Wall layout turning corners

Improved DirectX 3D model view

DirectX 3D model views are improved in Tekla Structures 2020, including improvements to model views, snapping and opening view speed. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Improved DirectX 3D model view

Tekla Model Sharing: Use Trimble Connect as the project folder

With the new option to use Trimble Connect Folder as the project or firm folder, the team can ensure controlled and centralized changes to Project and Firm folders defined using XS_PROJECT or XS_FIRM settings. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • improvements to Tekla Model Sharing

Preview of local changes before writing out

You can now review your own copy of the model showing the changes made to the local model before writing out. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • improvements to Tekla Model Sharing

Easy visualization and editing of drawing views (Steel)

Finish your drawings faster and be confident that you are documenting exactly what you need. Tekla Structures now shows General Arrangement drawing views in the 3D model space. You can easily see which objects are included in a drawing view, and our direct modification feature allows you to adjust the view limits. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Show and modify drawing views

List solid error parts

Solid errors are now included when diagnosing a model. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • list solid errors

Easy modeling of complex platework with lofted plates

It’s now easier to create lofted plates between construction objects including lines, arcs, and polycurves. The lofted plate tool can be used to easily create complex geometry with straight, single curved and double curved shapes. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Easy creation of curved shapes

Enhanced point cloud visualization including clash checking (Steel)

Visualize your survey data with intelligent point clouds in Tekla Structures in 3D. Learn more about latest developments and new features at www.tekla.com/2020.
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  • new feature
  • Enhanced point cloud visualization

Unfolding of lofted plates

It’s now easier to create lofted plates between construction objects including lines, arcs, and polycurves. The lofted plate tool can be used to easily create complex geometry with straight, single curved and double curved shapes. You can also create unfolded single part drawings of single primitive lofted plates and tangentially continuous polycurves lofted plates. This enables modeling and unfolding of twisted plates, transitional duct work profiles, and other curved plates including bridge related plate work, vastly improving your ability to model complex projects.
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  • new feature
  • Unfolding of lofted plates

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