When you install Tekla Tedds, you will be asked to select your license method from a range of options. These are fully explained in the "Tekla Engineering Software - Installation and Licensing Guide 2020" which can be viewed during the installation process by clicking the button shown below.
To install Tekla Tedds:
Upgrade Licenses - Tekla Tedds 2020 will require the activation of a new license. You should already be in possession of your Product Activation Key (PAK) as these are usually distributed prior to the software release. Please contact your local Service Department now if you do not have your PAK. To minimise any down time we advise that your PAK is activated BEFORE installing Tekla Tedds 2020.
Subscription Licenses & Tekla Online Licensing - if you have just purchased your license(s) they will use the new Tekla Online License Method. Select this option when installing the program as shown in the picture below.
Please note the following:
In order to use a Tekla Online license you will need:
A verified Trimble Identity Account. For more on this see the TUA Article Trimble Identity for Tekla Online services
To be a member of a Tekla Online Organization. For more on this see the TUA Articles Managing your Tekla Online services Organization and How do I join a Tekla Online Service Organization?
To have an Online License assigned to you by your Organization’s Administrator.
To be Signed In in the program. When the Tekla Online license method is set, you will be prompted to sign into the program when you start it as shown in the picture below - ensure you check on the “Stay signed in” option.