|To place an object in a model you may need to pick points. To place an object where no lines or objects intersect, you have the following options to place objects:
• Use snapping commands.
• Use construction planes, lines and circles.
• Create points.
There are many ways to create points in Tekla Structures. Which method is the most convenient at each time, depends on what you have already created in the model and which locations you can easily pick.
|To view the properties of a point, double-click the point or click Tools > Inquire > Object and select the point.
Phase and ID Just like any other object, each point has an ID number which is used in log files. Points and
parts have phase numbers. You can filter objects by their phase and ID numbers.
Coordinates The point information you are most probably interested in is the local (work plane) and global
To create points, use the icons on the Points toolbar, or select a command from Modeling > Add Points. The following table lists the commands for creating points and gives a short description of each one: