Home » Resources for Steel Fabricators » Tekla Structures 2018 New Feature - New Ways to Manage Drawing Content
In this video we introduce: - The Drawing Content Manager - a new interactive tool for checking and editing marks, notes and model objects in the current drawing. - Improved mark placement - New ways to interact with drawing marks
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Tekla Structures 2019i - Set Default Values Automatically
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Tekla Structures 2019i - Search In Model
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The Steel Estimator's Guide to Staying Competitive - Free eBook
Steel estimators can influence the competitive advantage their shop enjoys through the accuracy, timeliness and effective use of their estimates.
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.
Why real time information matters? Choosing fabrication management software at McCombs Steel
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Better project management with real-time information at McCombs Steel
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Custom Components in Tekla Structures
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