Tutorials

Zoom and rotate the model

Learn how to focus on a particular area, or pull out for a wider view in a Tekla Structures model. You can use a mouse, command, keyboard shortcut, or a combination of these. We cover the following: 00:07 Zoom in and out 02:01 Rotate the model 04:21 Pan the model
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  • Zoom
  • rotate
  • pan

Simple tips and tricks for concrete related tasks

Whether you are new to Tekla Structures or an experienced user, there many small tips and things that you discover along the way that help with modeling efficiency or interfacing with the software. This video discusses some of those simple tips and tricks for use when modeling concrete and related materials. The tips covered in this video are straight forward and depending on how you operate inside Tekla, they may or may not already be familiar to you. The hope is to provide users, new and experienced, exposure to some of the little things that may be known but not often spoken about.
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  • modeling tips
  • closed footing
  • Detailing manager
  • Organizer
  • layout point applicator
  • Layout Manager
  • reference model layers

Tekla Structures for steel detailers

This tutorial is an introduction to the Tekla Structures for steel detailers elearning course: its content and how to navigate within the course.
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  • Steel detailer basics

Numbering models

Learn how to number the model, and how to check the numbering results.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • numbering

About numbering in Tekla Structures

Learn what numbering means, and how to plan the numbering of your project. Also, get to know where to find numbering related commands in the user interface, and how to change numbering settings.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • numbering

Adding part cuts to beams

Learn how to add part cuts to beams, and how to modify the cuts.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • part cut
  • beam

Adding web stiffeners

Learn how to add web stiffeners.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • web stiffener

Importing and exporting custom components

Learn to export custom components from your model and import custom components to your model.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • import
  • export
  • custom component

Modifying custom components

Learn to modify custom components. You will learn about parametric component behaviour, and how to bind a column to a plate. You will also learn how to add a thumbnail for a component.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • custom component
  • modify
  • Thumbnail

Creating custom components

Learn to create custom components in two ways: by modifying an existing component, and by creating a component from scratch. Continue building the Steel detailers exercise model by completing tasks.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • custom component

About custom components

Learn what a custom component is, and what the benefits of using custom components are. Get to know the different custom component types, and learn about parametric custom components.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • custom component

Fixing clashes

Learn how to create views for specific purposes in Tekla Structures, and how to use direct modification to resolve clashes.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • Direct Modification
  • clash check

Model view settings

Learn how to set view properties, and how to change the visibility of objects and components in a Tekla Structures model.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • model view

Detecting clashes

Learn how to detect clashes in Tekla Structures using the clash check manager.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • clash check

Modeling bracing connections

Learn how to model bracing connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • component
  • bracing
  • Gusset

Create drawing snapshots

Learn how to view and create drawing snapshots and how to overlay snapshots on top of your model or drawing. We cover the following: 00:30 Create snapshots 01:07 Snapshot overlay in drawings 02:13 Snapshot overlay in models
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  • drawing snapshots

Create and edit drawing layouts

Learn how to create new drawing layouts and edit existing ones. A drawing layout defines which tables to include in a drawing and where the tables are located. Each drawing layout has its own table sets and applicable drawing sizes. We cover the following:
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  • drawing layouts
  • creating drawing layouts

Create construction lines

Learn how to create construction lines in your Tekla Structures model. Construction lines are transparent modeling aids that you can place in the model to help position other objects more easily. They are not shown or printed in drawings. We cover the following: 00:13 Create construction lines 00:33 Modify construction line properties 01:10 Magnetic construction lines
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  • construction objects
  • construction lines

Modeling haunch connections

Learn how to model haunch connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • component

Modeling two-sided connections

Learn how to model two-sided  connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
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  • Steel detailer basics
  • component

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