Add dimensions to unfolded parts

Tekla Structures
2021
Tekla Structures

Add dimensions to unfolded parts

In single-part and assembly drawings, you can control the dimensions Tekla Structures adds for unfolded parts that have been created using View Properties > Attributes 2 > Unfolded: Yes.

Use the advanced options in File menu > Settings > Advanced options > Dimensioning: Unfolding.

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Create bending line dimensions for unfolded parts.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONS_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Create angle and radius dimensions for unfolded parts.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_ANGLE_AND_RADIUS_INFO_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Set a prefix text for an angle dimension.

Set the advanced option XS_ANGLE_TEXT_IN_UNFOLDING_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONING=A=.

Set a prefix text for a radius dimension.

Set the advanced option XS_RADIUS_TEXT_IN_UNFOLDING_BENDING_LINE_DIMENSIONING=R=.

For angle text dimensions, show the interior angle instead of the exterior angle.

Set the advanced option XS_DRAW_INSIDE_ANGLE_IN_UNFOLDING=TRUE.

Set the format for angle text.

Set the advanced option XS_UNFOLDING_ANGLE_DIM_FORMAT=1.

###= 0

###[.#]= 1

###.#=2

###[.##]= 3

###.##= 4

###[.###]=5

###.###= 6

### #/#= 7

###/##.###= 8

Set the accuracy of the angle text.

Set the advanced option XS_UNFOLDING_ANGLE_DIM_PRECISION=10.

0.00= 1

0.50= 2

0.33= 3

0.25= 4

1/8= 5

1/16= 6

1/32= 7

1/10= 8

1/100= 9

1/1000= 10

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