Create and distribute customized settings, user interface elements, and catalogs
Tekla Structures settings are managed on several layers, and many of the settings can be customized to meet the needs of your company and projects.
If you are not yet familiar with the different files and folder that are essential to get Tekla Structures working as efficiently as possible, see Implementation guide for administrators before you start customizing.
Customize modeling and drawing settings
In addition to Trimble's default settings, you can create your company's general settings and project-specific settings. See Environment, company, and project settings for administrators.
Share customized user interface elements
Customize catalogs and databases
You can customize catalogs and databases for
Check, for example, the profile and material needs for your project, and if needed, clean up the catalogs and databases so that they contain the relevant content for your project. This helps you to simplify your work and avoid mistakes. Always ensure that the catalog content is correct. Mistakes in catalogs may be hard to detect, but if left unnoticed, they may lead to serious inconsistencies in quantity information, data transfer, or elsewhere. For example, wrong material density will lead to systematic errors in reported weights.
If necessary, you can add new content to the catalogs from other environments, from Tekla Warehouse, or you can import content created in other software solutions.