You can create construction circles that
are parallel to the view plane by picking two points, or you can create construction circles
by picking three points in the 3D space in the model.

On the
Edit tab, click .

On the contextual toolbar that
appears, click a button to specify which set of points you want to pick:

Click , and then pick the
center point and a point to define the radius of the circle.
Tekla Structures creates the circle parallel to the view
plane.

Click , and then pick three
points: the center point, a point to define the radius, and a point to
define the plane of the circle.

Click , and then pick three
points along the arc of the circle.
Tekla Structures creates the circle using the points you picked and
using the current properties. Tekla Structures also indicates the center point of the circle with an
X in the model.

To end the command, press
Esc.

To modify the construction circle properties, doubleclick the circle in the
model.
The circle properties are
shown in the property pane.

Select a color for the
circle.

Select a line type for
the circle.

Click Modify.