Number and renumber grids

Tekla Structural Designer
Tekla Structural Designer

Number and renumber grids

Each grid that you create is automatically numbered. To set the initial number or letter for naming grids, or to renumber all grids, see the following instructions.

Set the initial number or letter used for grids

  1. On the Home tab, click Model Settings.
  2. Go to References > General.
  3. In the Grid Line Naming section, set the initial values and the naming style.
  4. Click OK.

Renumber all grids

  1. In the Structure tree, right-click Architectural Grids.
  2. In the context menu, select Renumber.

    A dialog box is displayed which allows you to renumber the grid line based on

    • the type (i.e. numeric, or alphanumeric) from direction (default ON) or
    • choose grid name type and direction
  3. Select the parameters as required, then click OK.

    All grids in the model are renumbered in the chosen sequence.

Change the name of a grid line or grid arc

To change the name of a single grid line or grid arc, see the following instructions.

  1. Select the grid line or grid arc that you want to name.
  2. In the Properties window, expand the Name property so that User name is displayed.
  3.  Enter the new name as the User name.

Change the name or color of an architectural grid

To modify the properties of an existing architectural grid, see the following instructions.

  1. In the Structure tree, click the + sign next to Architectural Grids.
  2. Select the architectural grid whose name you want to change.
  3. In the Properties window, modify the architectural grid's properties according to your needs.
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