Saturday, October 3, 2020

Tekla Structures: How Can we modify the user interface|| View Properties in Tekla Structural Designer

Tekla Structures is a building information modeling software able to model structures that incorporate different kinds of building materials, including steel, concrete, timber and glass. However it is widely used for the detailing of structural drawing. 

In a detailing software like Tekla Structures, we can find a very important feature of importing the plan or the gridline of the beam column plane directly, as it helps us to assign the elements of the structure which we are going to make in Tekla Structures.

In this blog, we are going to discuss how we can modify User Interface in Tekla Structures. So let's start the step by step procedure.

  1. To change the size of icons in toolbar and font size in Ribbon

Step 1: Go to file 

Step 2: Select Settings

Step 3: There you will find and option of User Interface

Step 4: To change the size of icons of the toolbar you have three options of small, medium and large. You can choose any according to your requirement

Step 5: To change the font size of Ribbon you can slide the bar to either left or right. 

  1. Hide/Unhide icons in toolbar

Step 1: Go to the toolbar

Step 2: There you will find a symbol of eye. That’s Hide switch

Step 3: This switch will give you all the options of toolbar and you can hide or unhide icon according to your wish

  1. Viewing model from different angles

Step 1: Select the part of the model that you want to see from different angles

Step 2: Right click on the model and choose create view

Step 3: Select 3D view

Step 4: A new dialogue box will open up

Step 5: There you will find a cubicle icon

Step 6: Click on that

Step 7: It will give you a bunch of views which will allow you to see the model from the view you want


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