Tutorials

Enhanced spiral beams

In Tekla Structures 2018 modelling spiral beams is now easier and more accurate, and you can export them to 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..
by Trimble Solutions UK
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  • new feature
  • spiral beam
  • spiral staircase

Using SketchUp models in Tekla Structures

In this video, we look at two ways to work with SketchUp models in Tekla Structures and where you can find them: The 3D SketchUp warehouse with free content for your use Importing as items and the differences in solids vs non-solids Importing as reference models and ideas for how these can be used for collaboration
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • Import from SketchUp
  • 3D SketchUp warehouse

Bolting Tips - Part 1

Check out this video to see some tips & tricks for bolting in your Tekla Structures model. See examples of how to create manual bolt groups including: basic bolting through two plates, bolting through a tube, create staggered bolt or stud groups, etc. See also Bolting Tips - Part 2.
by Tekla User Assistance
3.25
  • bolts
  • bolt groups
  • bolting through tube
  • staggered bolts
  • stud groups

Bolting Tips - Part 2

Check out the second video of Bolting Tips within Tekla Structures. In this video, we will cover how to add slotted or oversized holes through multiple layers of material, all the controlling of hardware in the bolt assembly - washers, nuts, etc. as well as where these values come from within the model by taking a brief look at the bolt and bolt assembly catalogs. See also Bolting Tips - Part 1.
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • bolts
  • bolt groups
  • slodded holes
  • oversized holes
  • bolt assembly

Using Floor Layout tool for decking

In this video we use the Floor Layout tool to quickly apply decking profiles, and direct modification tools to adjust the parts. In this video, we will learn: How to insert decking profiles using the Floor Layout component Use direct modification to change the deck direction Use the contextual toolbar to add penetrations to the deck
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • floor layout
  • decking

Custom components as anchors

It is possible to replace the standard anchor rods in a base plate component with custom components. In this video we take a look at some of the default anchor custom components included with the US Imperial Environment and how to use them inside a base plate component like 1047.
by Tekla User Assistance
0
  • custom components
  • baseplate anchors
  • US base plate
  • 1047

Easily move or adjust groups of objects with magnetic construction objects

Model sloping and skewed framing easily with magnetic construction objects in Tekla Structures. View this video to learn how to utilize these tools for ‘hip and valley’ framing scenarios or situations where you need to modify a grid line and have the framing adjust accordingly.
by Tekla User Assistance
5
  • construction lines
  • construction planes
  • magnetic grid plane
  • sloped structures

User roles in Tekla Model Sharing

Learn about the user roles in Tekla Model Sharing. There are four roles: Owner, Editor, Viewer, and Project Viewer.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Overview: Tekla Model Sharing

Learn the basic concepts of Tekla Model Sharing. For example, the difference between Tekla Structures multi-user mode and Model Sharing, and between baselines and packets.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Save and share custom ribbon tabs

Tekla Structures gives you the ability to customize your ribbon and create new tabs for your favorite tools. But what if you wanted to share these tabs with others? In this video we learn how to isolate part of the ribbon so you can share just those desired tools with other people on your team.
by Tekla User Assistance
4.666665
  • custom tabs
  • ribbon
  • ribbon customization

New tools: Undo history, Work plane handler toolbar, and Select previous objects

In this video we introduce 3 new commands to help you be more efficient. These features are available starting from Tekla Structures 2018. 1. Undo history - All the commands that you have run and the modifications you have done are now listed in the new Undo history dialog box. By selecting a command or an action in the Undo history dialog box, you can undo or redo several commands at one go, and thus go back and forth in the model history.
by Tekla User Assistance
1
  • new feature
  • undo history
  • work plane handler
  • select previous objects
  • construction lines

Managing Tekla Model Sharing as an administrator

Learn how to use the Management Console. With Management Console, administrators can list and delete models, add users and modify the roles of users, lock and unlock shared models, and delete versions from the model.
by Tekla tutorials
0
  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Read-in – get the changes your team has made

Learn how to get the changes others have made on a shared model by reading in the changes.
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Write-out – share the changes you made

Learn how to share your work on a shared model by writing out the changes.
by Tekla tutorials
0
  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Joining a model

Joining a shared model after receiving e-mail notification
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Inviting Users

In this lessons you will see how to invite users to your shared model
by Tekla tutorials
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  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Sharing your model

On this video you will see how to create a shared model.
by Tekla tutorials
5
  • Tekla Model Sharing Getting Started

Applications & components catalog - Tips & tricks

Take a look at customizing the Applications & Components catalog so that you can more easily find your favorite tools in Tekla Structures. In this video we will: Create custom groups of tools by type Organize your custom groups Link external applications
by Tekla User Assistance
3.8
  • Applications & components
  • linking external applications
  • organize applications & components

New ways to manage drawing content

These improvements are available starting from Tekla Structures 2018. In this video we introduce: The Drawing Content Manager - a new interactive tool for checking and editing marks, notes and model objects in the current drawing. Improved mark placement New ways to interact with drawing marks
by Tekla User Assistance
5
  • drawing content manager
  • new feature

Common options and settings in Tekla Structures

In this video we take a quick look at some of the most common settings you may want to make when starting a project. Watch to see a review of several options including: Standard bolt diameter and grade when components are set to "Default" Dual-Dimensioning in Imperial and Metric - often needed for government contracts in the US Standard units - commonly used for more accurate gauge material modeling
by Tekla User Assistance
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  • options
  • settings
  • autosave
  • bolt clearance
  • dual dimensions
  • units and decimals

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