Show an existing report

Tekla Structures
2024
Tekla Structures

Show an existing report

You can show in a separate window reports that you have created of the current model.

  1. On the Drawings & reports tab, click Reports.
  2. Define the viewing settings on the Options tab, or load the settings that contain the desired viewing settings.
    You can select whether to view the report in a dialog box or in an associated viewer, and also whether to show the report after creation or not.

    We recommend that you set the viewing options to the ones that you use the most often and save the settings in the stardard settings file by clicking the Save button at the top. You can also save the settings to another file by using Save as.

  3. Click Browse to locate the report file you want to view, select the file and click OK.
  4. Click Show to view the report the dialog box or in an associated viewer according to you selection.

    When you click an object ID row, the corresponding object is highlighted in the model.

Useful shortcuts for viewing reports

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Zoom to the objects selected in a report

  1. Hold down Z.

  2. Click a row that contains an ID number.

    Tekla Structures zooms to the corresponding objects in the active model view.

Fit the work area to include only the objects selected in a report

  1. Hold down F.

  2. Click a row that contains an ID number.

    Tekla Structures zooms to the corresponding objects in the active model view.

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