Create a thumbnail image of a model
You can add a thumbnail image to make it easier to recognize your project even when you do not remember the exact name of the model. The thumbnail image is displayed when you browse for existing models.
- On the View tab, click .
Select a view.
Tekla Structures creates the image and saves it in the model folder with the name thumbnail.png.
To check the thumbnail, go to
the File menu, click Open, and select the model you created the thumbnail for in the Recent or in the All models list.
The image is now displayed with other model information. For example:
If you are unhappy with the thumbnail image, you can repeat steps 1–2 as many times as you need.
For example, you can zoom the model in and out to adjust what is shown in the thumbnail image. When you create a new thumbnail, Tekla Structures overrides the existing thumbnail image with the new one.
Alternatively, if you want to use a custom image, you can add the image directly to the model folder with the name thumbnail.png. The preferred size of the image is 120 x 74 pixels.