Tutorials

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.
by Tekla tutorials
4.8
  • 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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5
  • 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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4
  • 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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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • model view

Detecting clashes

Learn how to detect clashes in Tekla Structures using the clash check manager.
by Tekla tutorials
5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • clash check

Modeling bracing connections

Learn how to model bracing connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
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5
  • 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
by Tekla User Assistance
0
  • 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:
by Tekla User Assistance
0
  • 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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5
  • construction objects
  • construction lines

Modeling haunch connections

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

Modeling two-sided connections

Learn how to model two-sided  connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
by Tekla tutorials
5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • component

Modeling beam to column connections

Learn how to model beam to column connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
by Tekla tutorials
5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • component

Modeling beam to beam web connections

Learn how to model beam to beam web connections in Tekla Structures using system components.
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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • connection

Modeling base plates

Learn how to model base plates in Tekla Structures using system components.
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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • base plate
  • system component

About system components

Learn how to use system components in Tekla Structures. Additionally, learn how to find and manage system components in the Applications & components catalog, how to add components to the model, and the basic principles of AutoDefaults.
by Tekla tutorials
4.666665
  • Steel detailer basics
  • component
  • Applications & components
  • AutoDefault

Modeling steel rafters and bracing

Learn to model rafters and bracing. Learn how to use the tool for moving objects and how to work on different work planes.
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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • rafters
  • bracing
  • work plane
  • moving

Modeling steel columns and beams

Learn to model the basic steel structure of a building. Create steel framing and floor beams and learn how to effectively use the tools for copying objects, as well as how to modify multiple parts at a time.
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5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • beam
  • column
  • steel frame
  • copying

Starting new projects

Learn how to get started with a new Tekla Structures project and how to set up project-specific information. Additionally, learn about grids and how to modify them, about creating views, and about using snap switches and selection switches.
by Tekla tutorials
4.5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • selecting
  • snapping
  • grid

User interface - steel detailer

Get to know the basic elements of the Tekla Structures user interface. Learn how to open Tekla Structures and Tekla Structures models, use the ribbon, navigate in the model, create views, and use clip planes.
by Tekla tutorials
5
  • Steel detailer basics
  • user interface
  • selecting
  • snapping
  • measurement
  • screenshot
  • side pane
  • quick Launch

Using Trimble Connect in rebar projects

Learn how to use Trimble Connect in rebar projects.
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0
  • Rebar detailer basics
  • Trimble Connect

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