Edit entity properties

Tekla Structural Designer
2021
Tekla Structural Designer

Edit entity properties

Any selection of one or more entities can be edited using the Properties window. Individual model objects can also have their properties edited using the Properties dialog box.

Edit properties using the Properties window

All entities can have their properties edited using the Properties window
  1. Select the entity either in the graphical display or in the Structure tree.

    For more information, see Select entities.

  2. In the Properties window, modify the properties according to your needs.

Edit properties using the Properties dialog box

Individual model objects can have their properties edited using the Properties dialog box
  1. Hover the mouse pointer over the object that you want to edit.
  2. In the Select Entity tooltip, select the object.

    For more information, see Select entities.

  3. Right-click the object.
  4. In the context menu, select Edit.

    The Properties dialog box opens.

  5. Modify the properties according to your needs.
  6. Click OK.

Edit properties of multiple entities

Note:

You can view and modify the common properties of multiple entities in the Properties window.

Note that:

  • If the value of a certain item is not identical for all the selected entities, the cell appears blank in the Properties window.

  • If you modify the blank cell, Tekla Structural Designer applies the new setting to all the selected entities.

  • If you have selected multiple entities of different types, the property information is displayed separately for each type. Use the list at the top of the Properties window for moving between types.

  1. Select the entities in the graphical display.

    For more information, see Select entities.

  2. If you have selected entities of different types, select the desired type in the list on top of the Properties window.
  3. In the Properties window, modify the properties according to your needs.
  4. Repeat steps 2–3 for entities of different types.
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