US Steel Tips & Tricks

This Stream includes all Videos from our US Steel Tips & Tricks Youtube playlist

  • Filtering for Model History in Tekla Structures5:58

    Filtering for Model History in Tekla Structures

    A recent discussion made me realize that I had never considered a quick way to identify parts that had changed after a specified date, without the use of a manually applied UDA. After some research, I

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  • Images in Templates with Tekla Structures7:27

    Images in Templates with Tekla Structures

    In this month's Tips and Tricks we show how to add a custom image such as a company logo to your drawing templates. In previous videos, we've shown how to import a DWG file to the Template Editor: htt

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  • Tekla Structures - Dimensioning Tips9:16

    Tekla Structures - Dimensioning Tips

    This month's tips and tricks cover a few dimensioning commands that can help with quicker and more accurate drawing editing. We show Parallel and Perpendicular dimensions along with best practices for

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  • Tekla Structures - Ribbon Customization 202112:06

    Tekla Structures - Ribbon Customization 2021

    The UI overhaul in Tekla 2016 brought the new ribbon interface along with the ability to customize it to your needs. Since then the customization dialog has gone through some changes, so we're taking

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  • Keyboard Shortcuts10:06

    Keyboard Shortcuts

    This month we take a fresh look in 2021 at the ability to create custom keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflows in Tekla Structures. We also share a few of our favorite commands to use with a cu

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  • Mapping IFC File Properties in Tekla Structures10:29

    Mapping IFC File Properties in Tekla Structures

    Many times we're importing and converting IFC files from software products other than Tekla. Because of this, you will find that names of materials and shapes may not match the way we name them, and t

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  • Additional Property Sets for Your IFC files11:45

    Additional Property Sets for Your IFC files

    Have you ever wondered if you could include more information in your IFC files? This Tips and Tricks video shows how you can add custom values like User-Defined Attributes to your IFC export, whether

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  • Customize your Tekla Structures Component Catalog6:39

    Customize your Tekla Structures Component Catalog

    Recently we showed how to create your own model template for Tekla Structures - if you missed it, the video is here: https://youtu.be/Xmr9awPz_0s This month we show how to create custom groups in your

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  • Creating a Tekla Structures Standard Parts Model6:41

    Creating a Tekla Structures Standard Parts Model

    Many fabricators use standardized pieces for their connections, whether they are shear plates, clip angles, or some other commonly used part. When these need to have a common piece mark, a standard pa

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  • Drawing Rule Sets6:04

    Drawing Rule Sets

    In this tips and tricks video we learn about drawing rule sets - what they are, how they work, and how you can customize your own. Pairing model filters with drawing settings allows you to automate th

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  • Creating Model Templates in Tekla Structures7:00

    Creating Model Templates in Tekla Structures

    Model templates are an easy way to save standard job properties and things like custom components so that your model is ready when you start a new project. These can be saved locally or set up on a se

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  • Introduction to Working with IFC Files16:51

    Introduction to Working with IFC Files

    A lot more Tekla users are receiving IFC files and with that, we need to know how to work with them. This introduction to some of the basics of IFC covers import, filters, and converting objects.

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  • Tekla Model Sharing Overview18:38

    Tekla Model Sharing Overview

    Tekla provides a proven solution for remote workers and subcontractors - Tekla Model Sharing. This overview video shows you how to get started and a workflow example.

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  • Hidden Neighbor Parts on Drawings in Tekla Structures5:22

    Hidden Neighbor Parts on Drawings in Tekla Structures

    Sometimes you need a dimension to or provide a mark, such as the profile size, for another object or assembly near the drawing you are working on. By using hidden neighbor parts, you can turn on these

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  • Drawing Tips - Moving Views and Multidrawing Planning12:55

    Drawing Tips - Moving Views and Multidrawing Planning

    This month we take a quick look at some drawing functionality you may not have been aware of, and a tip to help you plan out and organize your multidrawings better.

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  • Modeling tips and tricks with Tekla Structures10:22

    Modeling tips and tricks with Tekla Structures

    In this video, we cover some little things that may help you model faster. Want to automatically have the model rotate at a point? Wonder why your grid is red?

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  • AutoConnections and AutoDefaults in Tekla Structures14:05

    AutoConnections and AutoDefaults in Tekla Structures

    This month we give a brief overview of the Autoconnection/Autodefaults settings in Tekla Structures and how they work. With more people estimodeling than ever before, configuring these settings to you

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  • Custom Components  - More with variables and formulas10:54

    Custom Components - More with variables and formulas

    In this video we look at some other functions with variable types, and how some variables work together to control special object properties.

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  • Custom Components  - Getting Started with Formulas in Tekla Structures17:28

    Custom Components - Getting Started with Formulas in Tekla Structures

    In this month's tips and tricks we continue with discussing ways to make your custom components more intelligent.

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  • Custom Components  - Adding Bindings in Tekla Structures12:22

    Custom Components - Adding Bindings in Tekla Structures

    This month we take our custom components and start to add bindings to the different model objects. In this video, we will cover how bindings work with different planes.

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