Object reference settings

Tekla Structural Designer
2021
Tekla Structural Designer

Object reference settings

The References page and its subpages allow you to adjust different object reference settings:

Item Description

General subpage

Initial value in levels

Allows you to specify the start number (such as 1, 100, 1000) at each construction level for object references that contain the Count item.

Renumbering Direction

Allows you to specify renumbering directions that control how the member numbering is applied when you use the Renumber command.

Ignore letters I & O

Allows you to ignore the letters I and O in grid line names.

Initial number

Allows you to specify the initial number applied to the first grid lines.

Initial letter

Allows you to specify the initial letter applied to the first grid lines.

Naming style list

Allows you to select a desired naming style for grid lines.

Groups subpage

Note: This subpage is only displayed in the Settings dialog box not in the Model Settings dialog box.

Sub-group Name

Allows you to specify the text used to designate the group labelling.

This text forms the stem of the Design Group and Detailing Group names that are displayed on the Groups tab of the Project Workspace. These names are shown in the output reports and drawings when grouped design has been applied.

Formats subpage

Format table

Lists each object type showing its current reference format and allows you to customize the formats.
Note:

To customize a object reference format, click the click the ... button in the Edit column

Texts subpage

Characteristics table

Allows you to specify the text used to designate the characteristic for object references that contain the Characteristic item.

Materials table

Allows you to specify the text used to designate the material for object references that contain the Material item.

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