Page items

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Page items

Page items, or page library items, display a calculation library item to assist the user during the calculation. Page items can be sketches, notes, or even calculations.


The following only applies to Tedds for Word.

Add page items

  1. In the Page properties property pane, go to Layout.
  2. Click the ... button on the right side of the property field.

    The Select Page Layout dialog box appears.

  3. Select a page layout that allows page items.

    For example, layout 10 includes an area for page items.

  4. On the page, double-click the area labeled Click to select page item.

    The Select Calc Library dialog box appears.

  5. Select the item that you want to display in the interface.
  6. Click OK.

View page item properties

To modify a page item and view its properties, see the following instructions.

  1. Select the page item.
  2. In the Page properties, click the arrow on the left side of the Page library items property.
  3. Double-click the desired page item.

    The properties of the page item appear.

    See the different page item properties in the following table:

    Property name Description

    Determines whether the item is a sketch, a beam analysis sketch, a calculated library item, or a non-calculated library item.


    Views and allows you to modify the library where the page item is stored.

    Library item

    Views and allows you to modify the page item.

    Calculate as expression

    Determines whether the value in the Display, Library, or Library item field should be calculated as an expression.


    To indicate that the property should be calculated as an expression, you can type = in the field of the property.

    Update if

    Allows you to create an expression that determines whether the page item view is updated when the user modifies the values of input controls.

    If the value of the expression in the Update if field is True, the page item view is updated.


    To always update the preview, leave the Update if field empty.

Delete page items

  1. Select the page item that you want to delete.
  2. Click the arrow on the left side of Page library items property to view page item properties.
  3. Clear the Library and Library item fields.
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