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Create a basic custom component

Software version: 2019 - 2019i

Last updated August 2, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Create a basic custom component

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This video shows how to create a simple custom componentcomponent that the user creates and uses for creating model objects whose composition the user can modify as a group

. We will explodeto ungroup the objects that are parts of another object or a component

In Tekla Structures, it is possible to explode components, cast units, assemblies, bent plates, parts that have attached parts, and drawing shapes and plugins.

The exploded objects cannot be reverted back to the original group.

an existing component to create the necessary component objects, and then use those objects for creating a custom component.

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by Marcin Staszczyk

Poor example. There is no explanation of "Position" and "Advanced" tab.

by Tekla User Assistance

Hello Marcin,

Thank you for your feedback. We will work on creating a better example when updating this video in the future.

Best regards,

Elina from Tekla User Assistance