Start Tekla Structural Designer
When you start Tekla Structural Designer for the first time, you are asked to choose a country or region. Based on your selection various region specific settings such as design codes, units and default section sizes are configured. These settings, which can be changed to meet your company requirements, are applied when you start each new project.
Choose the country for your settings
Start Tekla Structural Designer by selecting it from the Windows Start menu or by double-clicking the
A dialog box where you choose your settings appears.
- Select a country that fits the region where your project is done.
The Tekla Structural Designer interface appears, with settings configured for the selected country.
Check or change your settings
You can check or change the settings that get applied to new projects at any time.
On the Home ribbon,
The Settings dialog opens, displaying the settings that have been configured for the selected settings set.
Change the settings as
Note: Any changes that you make only apply to new projects, existing projects are unaffected. For more information about changing settings, see: Manage settings sets.