Tekla Tip 36, Selecting Objects

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Selecting objects in models, drawings, and lists is an absolutely fundamental action in Tekla Structures.

So much so, that learning the most effective ways to do so will save you many hours in the long run! You can watch the demo video, or read the article below.

Video ThumbnailSelecting objects in models, drawings, and lists is an absolutely fundamental action in Tekla Structures. So much so, that learning the most effective ways to do so will save you many hours in the long run! You can watch the demo video, or read the article below. Additionally, download and print out

Additionally, download and print out this short and illustrative PDF one-pager that you can use to remind yourself to use these tips, or to help explain them to someone else.

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1. AREA SELECTING DIRECTION

There is a difference if you area-select objects in a model or drawing from left to right or from right to left. But there is no difference if you start picking the area from top to bottom or bottom to top.

  • If you select the area from left to right, Tekla will select only the objects that are entirely inside that area
Left to right
  • If you select the area from right to left, Tekla will select all objects the area touches.
Right to left

2. SELECTING WITH CTRL / SHIFT

This tip will work in models, drawings, lists, and even in Windows generally (e.g. selecting files or folders).

It works both ways; you hold down the CTRL or SHIFT key, and then select objects one by one with your mouse (or use area selection to select multiple objects with one go).

The difference between holding or without holding CTRL or SHIFT key down is that if you hold one of these keys down, Tekla will keep previously selected objects still selected.

  • Holding down CTRL while selecting inverts the selection, meaning if the object was not selected before then it will be selected, and if the object was selected before then now it will be deselected.
CTRL
  • Holding down SHIFT while selecting will select the object in any case. It doesn’t matter if the object was selected or not before; after selecting with holding shift key down, it will be selected.
SHIFT

3. SELECTING WITH CTRL / SHIFT IN A LIST

  • Using the SHIFT key in lists is a little different. Select one object in a list, then hold down the SHIFT key and choose any other object in the list. As a result, Tekla or Windows generally will select these two objects and all other objects between them.
SHIFT List
  • If you hold down CTRL then Tekla or Windows will select or unselect only the object(s) chosen using area selection.
CTRL List

4. SELECTING ALL WITH CTRL + A

This keyboard combination works in Tekla models, drawings, lists, and in Windows generally.

Sometimes there are too many objects and it may be time-consuming to zoom out in the model or drawing space, or do a lot of scrolling in order to select all objects.

Instead, you can just press CTRL+A and all objects will be selected. In the model space, you can use also selection filter with Tekla selection switches in order to select only one type of object in the whole model.

5. USING A COMBO

  • There are many cases where you might select all objects using CTRL+A or many objects using the SHIFT key, and then unselect unwanted objects by holding down CTRL key.
Combo

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We’ve helped produce one Tekla official environment, and since 2017, more than 10 company level localizations.

From producing these localizations, we’ve helped companies get started from scratch and quickly get the output the market is demanding from them. Later, seeing the value, we have brought up their Tekla efficiency to the next level.

Over years doing this work again and again, we have noticed a pattern and we have developed our extensive (more than 20 pages long) “Tekla Implementation Checklist” that we’ve used both for doing an audit or implementation plan with:

  • new companies starting out with Tekla Structures in their organization, and want to get going as quickly as possible, and,
  • companies already using Tekla Structures that want to find ways to improve their system and make it more efficient.

Now we’ve decided to make this checklist public and share it with you for free. Use this checklist to evaluate your company’s Tekla situation and we’re sure you’ll get some new ideas on how to improve the system and get Tekla working better for you.

Keep reading about our three step implementation process that has evolved with years of experience, and how to use this checklist on the way.

CONTENTS

WHY IS LOCALIZATION IMPORTANT?

Tekla Structures is not the cheapest software on the market, and for most new users, it may be a little difficult to see a good return on investment.

Often they say that the price is higher than other systems and it still takes the same amount of time – or even more – to get the same project done. But other companies who have used Tekla Structures for some time realize the benefits and laugh at the thought of going back to CAD software!

So why do some companies get more value from Tekla than others?

I believe that the difference is because of two main factors:

  • People – what people are used to working with, how they feel about it and how good they are with the software. Some people adopt new ways of working faster than others, but if there is a combination of motivation to use Tekla and good training with lots of practice, they will become effective.
  • Software – Tekla is a very powerful tool that has many possibilities, but out of the box it doesn’t do everything for you automatically. Ultimately, Tekla needs to be configured and tailored to your company’s needs. It’s your job to tell Tekla how you want things done. You need to customize and automate it according to your needs, in order to let it automatically do as many tasks as possible for you.

At Tekla HQ in Finland they have developed this fantastic tool and offices all over the world have done ~30 environments to customize it for local area needs.

Still, every company has its own specific needs, and in order to get most from it, localization at the company level is heavily recommended – or in some cases even inevitable.

The good thing is that you do the implementation only once, and all your future jobs will be affected positively without any extra effort. Tekla automation will help engineers be more productive and at the same time, the project quality will increase through the reduction of mistakes.

STEP 1. MAP THE SITUATION

The first thing that needs to be done is to map the current situation.

With a new Tekla user, this task is easier, as they are starting with a clean slate.

With an existing Tekla user, a full audit needs to be performed by following all the steps outlined in this document. It’s necessary to have a good overview of what has been done already to see what is missing, and at the same time, we want to reuse all the work that has been already done as much as possible.

Aside from investigating the Tekla-specific system setup, it’s very useful to get an overview of the company and its clients at least at some level. It’s also useful for the next steps – offering improvement options, prioritizing them, and finally combining them to into one structured and prioritized development plan. Depending heavily on the company type and specifics, the process usually looks like this:

  • We go through the current workflow from beginning to end. We don’t consider ourselves to be business consultants, but in many cases we can provide some good ideas that we have seen working well in other companies on how to get more benefits from the software for the whole workflow. There may even be changes we recommend at a higher level in order to obtain maximum benefits to your company as a whole, and subsequently for your clients.
  • Looking at the areas that you see the most problems in, and where you are looking for efficiency improvements. These two points should be always be kept in mind, in order to improve the company. How can we improve our efficiency and minimize project mistakes?

Finding the things of extra value that you can offer to your clients which your competitors don’t provide. We can’t always raise the prices for our work, but by offering this extra value, we will stand out from our competitors. The aim is to get a better reputation and get more work offers without lowering prices.

In your checklist

Write a number between 0-5 to rate your current situation and add comments below, like this:

1 Current Situation

STEP 2. IMPROVEMENT POSSIBILITIES

After mapping the current situation, it’s time to brainstorm or map all the improvement possibilities.

The base idea or usage of Tekla Structures is the same everywhere, but given that it’s such a capable and customizable software, it can be interesting to see how different companies are inventing different ways of getting more benefits from the same system.

If you already have this top-notch tool, using it to its full potential will ensure it’s as useful and profitable an investment as possible.

In your checklist

Write all the ideas you can think of to improve; something like this:

2 Improvements

STEP 3. PRIORITIZING

The last step before implementing changes and improvements is to prioritize the tasks.

The crucial tasks should be addressed first, followed by the tasks that provide the most value or benefits with the least time/money investment.

Our main goal is to ensure you will get more value and maximum return on your investment.

Each company case will be different, but often the priority order at a high level will look something like this:

  1. Getting Tekla Structures and licenses working on the company system and on everyone’s computer.
  2. Set common modelling rules and the most important guidelines.
  3. Essentials to fulfill basic market needs and get at least the same output as you got before with AutoCAD. This includes drawing and report templates with printing and exporting to DWG or PDF.
  4. The extra value that you can provide to your clients, without extra effort – e.g. OpenBIM IFC model or some other export formats, or additional information (Excel table/paper, or even in a visual way).
  5. Automate drawing creation: the drawing style, marks, and shop drawing dimensions. Usually, we start with general arrangement drawings and continue with shop drawings. The aim is to get drawings as fast as possible and minimize human errors. Some degree of human intervention is always needed, but utilizing the speed and ability of the computer to do the work according to the rules is a great productivity gain.
  6. Automated modelling: create pre-saved settings for existing tools or develop new custom components/macros/OpenAPI development tools to get more things done automatically and faster, with fewer errors. With different tools and settings, we can also speed up the modelling component and minimize possible errors or inconsistencies in the model.
  7. Documentation, e.g. rules, checklists, instructions, and examples. Document and standardize the processes to ensure that all projects will be done in the same manner. This is how every teenager working at McDonald’s restaurants can produce burgers with exactly the same taste and quality anywhere in the world.
  8. Training materials and video tutorials, especially for new employees. Once you have a successful system, very soon you need more and more skilled employees.

In your checklist

You can prioritize each topic, or even better, add priorities to each idea in this topic (if you have there more than one). Something like this:

3 Priorities

BONUS – RECOMMENDATIONS

In the planning stage, we highly recommend including people with experience in setting up Tekla environments, and anyone with knowledge on best practices or possible mistakes made by other companies. It’s far more efficient to include these people in the planning stage in order to avoid additional work down the line.

Spending a little more time on planning and getting it right the first time saves you a lot of time and money later. This principle is demonstrated well in construction, where spending more time on decisions at the beginning are much cheaper than having to make remedial changes later. Remember – measure twice, cut once!

Doing the situation audit and plan is only the first step. Without any action, it will remain on paper as a cute plan without any practical value. Use the momentum that you have right now and start with the first small steps as soon as possible. Based on priorities divide your plan into smaller phases that is easier to start and complete. If you don’t do it right away, the probability will rise that you will not do it in the future either. Every month that you don’t use Tekla to its full potential means your engineers and detailers are also inefficient and not as profitable.

We understand your situation and want to help. That’s why we provide this most important checklist without cost. Use it wisely, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us contact@tsguide.eu – we’re more than happy to assist!

If there are no highly skilled Tekla ninjas in your company or they are quite busy with ongoing projects then go and check out how we could help you – https://www.tsguide.eu/tekla-company-environment/


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This simple guide shows you exactly what needs to be done; from download and installation, to getting the free Tekla software running with an educational license, all with helpful imagery for each step.

If it’s your first time setting up Tekla, then this guide will make it crystal clear what you need to do.

You can download this information also in PDF format and share it with others in your office.

But if you or your company has a Tekla license – or are planning to purchase one – then our step-by-step guide on how to get your Tekla up and running is perfect for you! You can find it here https://www.tsguide.eu/tekla-full-guide/.

CONTENTS

1. REGISTER AND ACTIVATE TRIMBLE ACCOUNT

Register in Campus
  • Fill out the registration form.
Trimble account registration form
Trimble account almost ready
  • You’ll be sent an email; click the Activate Identity button inside it.
Activate Trimble Identity
Trimble Identity confirmed
  • Log in to your account from the link in the confirmation message, or go to https://campus.tekla.com/ and sign in from there.
LogIn Trimble account
  • You will be directed to My Profile, where you need to accept the privacy policy and terms and conditions. Don’t forget to Save your changes.
My Profile
  • Finally, you’ll need to answer a couple more questions before obtaining your license.
Free Tekla license questions

2. DOWNLOAD TEKLA AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Now your account is ready, it’s time to go again to https://campus.tekla.com/ and download Tekla Structures with a suitable environment(s).
Download free Tekla
  • Accept the terms and download Tekla Structures software.
Download free Tekla
  • It’s possible to run Tekla as it is without any environment. In this case, you would use blank environment. However, we recommend downloading the default and/or your local environment from the Additional Environments tab.

3. INSTALL TEKLA

  • Run the Tekla Structures installer and click the OK and Next buttons. Unless you have any specific requirements, the default settings are fine to use for your installation.

4. INSTALL ENVIRONMENT

  • Using the same tactics, install your Environment(s).

EDUCATION LICENSE LIMITATIONS

Keep in mind that the Tekla Structures educational configuration is for non-commercial use only and there are some limitations:

  • The Tekla Structures student license limits the usage of Tekla Structures educational configuration to one concurrent online session at a time, and it will work without an active internet connection for 24 hours at a time.
Tekla Educational Configuration
  • Building information models created or saved with Tekla Structures educational configuration cannot be opened in commercial configurations of Tekla Structures.
Save with educational license
  • Drawings created or saved with Tekla Structures educational configuration display a Tekla Structures Educational watermark:
Tekla education stamp
  • Your Educational license will be valid for four months, after which it can be renewed for free and you can continue using it.
Tekla license expire

FINAL THOUGHTS

Now Tekla is ready to go with default or local environment(s). When you run the software, keep in mind that you need to log in with the same registered Trimble account in order to use your Education license.

Although the Tekla Education license is free and you can extend it as much as you want, it naturally has some limitations; but still, it’s very good for learning and creating company environment settings.

Next, check out our next article: 11 Ways For Beginners To Learn Tekla Structures. There are free resources with links to where you can start learning Tekla. Why wait if you have the software and license ready for some action?


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This simple guide shows you exactly what needs to be done; from the moment when you get your Tekla license until it’s all ready to use, all with helpful imagery for each step.

If it’s your first time setting up Tekla, then this guide will make it crystal clear what you need to do.

You can download this information also in PDF format and share it with others in your office.

If you or your company don’t have a Tekla license already, and are not planning to purchase one, then you can use a free Tekla Education license. In this case,  go and see instructions on how to get it here https://www.tsguide.eu/free-educational-tekla-guide/ .

CONTENTS

1. GET A TEKLA LICENSE

Tekla license email
  • When you have completed Tekla software and License Administration Tool installations, save the file EntitlementCertification.html from the email to C:\Tekla\License\Server\.
  • Go to the Activate Tekla license section in this guide to see how to activate the license after having License Administration Tool installed.

2. REGISTER AND ACTIVATE YOUR TRIMBLE ACCOUNT

A Trimble account is required for downloading Tekla Structures software, environments and the License Administration Tool. If your company is on Tekla maintenance then you need a Trimble account also for verifying yourself and for getting these benefits – e.g. get access to some support articles and download Warehouse tools.

Login Trimble account
  • Click Create new Trimble ID if you don’t have one already. If you have one, then you can just sign in and continue with downloading.
Create Trimble ID
  • Fill out the registration form.
Create Trimble account
Trimble account nearly ready
  • You’ll be sent an email; click the Activate Identity button inside it.
Activate Identity email
Activate Identity confirmation
  • Log in to your account from the link in the confirmation message, or go to https://www.tekla.com/ and sign in from there.
Login Trimble account

3. DOWNLOAD TEKLA, ENVIRONMENT & LICENSE TOOL

Download Tekla Structures
  • Choose the desired Tekla version and click Download.
Tekla version
  • Download the Tekla License Administration Tool if you don’t have it already and click Next.
Download License Tool
  • Download Tekla Structures software. If there are any Service Packs (they include selected version bug fixes) then we recommend downloading and installing them after installing Tekla Structures.
Download Tekla Structures
  • It’s possible to run Tekla as it is without any environment. In this case, you would use blank environment. However, we recommend downloading the default and/or your local environment.
Download Environment
  • If you are planning to borrow licenses from your company server and work remotely (e.g. from home) then you should download Tekla License Borrow Tool.
Download License Borrow

4. INSTALL TEKLA

  • Run the Tekla Structures installer and click the OK and Next buttons. Unless you have any specific requirements, the default settings are fine to use for your installation.

5. INSTALL ENVIRONMENT

  • Using the same tactics, install your Environment(s).

6. INSTALL LICENSE ADMINISTRATION TOOL

  • Using the same tactics, install the License Administration Tool. Use administrator’s rights when doing the installation. Turn off the internal firewall and pause the antispyware/antivirus protection. And ensure that you have access to the Internet. The Internet connection is needed during the license activation process. An unreliable connection speed may cause errors.

7. ACTIVATE TEKLA LICENSE

  • Run the Tekla License Administration Tool.
Find License Tool
  • Open your license file.
Open license file
Open license file
  • Your license will appear on the Entitled Licenses list. In the first column (Activate), change the value from 0 to 1 and click Activate.
Activate license
  • When the license is activated successfully, it will move down to Activated Licenses list.
Activated license

LICENSE CHECKING AND PROBLEMS YOU MAY FACE

With Tekla License Administration Tool you will get also LMTOOL. This tool is mainly used on a client computer to check the status of the licenses on the license server, manage the license server and find/solve problems.

LMTOOL

The following articles will help address the most frequently encountered issues with this tool:

FINAL THOUGHTS

Now your Tekla is ready to go with default or local environment(s). Next, we recommend to go https://www.tsguide.eu/11-ways-for-beginners-to-learn-tekla-structures/ and read the article 11 Ways For Beginners To Learn Tekla Structures. There are free resources with links where to start learning Tekla. Why wait if you have the software and license ready for some action?


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Tekla Structures is one of the most capable and advanced systems in its field, but one downside to this is that it takes a little longer to learn as it has more tools, settings, possibilities, and opportunities for customization.

But don’t worry – you’re not alone! Seeing as everyone has to start somewhere, we’ve put together a list of 11 great ways of getting your Tekla knowledge built up quickly.

CONTENTS

1. CAMPUS

Tekla Campus

Tekla Campus (https://campus.tekla.com/) is the right place to start your journey. Its whole purpose is to help beginners start learning Tekla Structures. But even if you are not a student, you can use this opportunity to learn and get started. You’ll need to create a free Trimble account in order to access the campus.

Using the Educational license, you can legitimately download and use legal Tekla Structures for learning purposes (https://campus.tekla.com/download).

Not many people know that you can also use it for creating model settings for your company by creating them in the Educational model, then copying the created files to the firm Template model.

Keep in mind that Tekla Structures educational configuration is for non-commercial use only and there are some limitations:

  • The Tekla Structures student license limits the usage of Tekla Structures educational configuration to one concurrent online session at a time, and it will work without an active internet connection for 24 hours at a time.
    Tekla Educational Configuration
  • Building information models created or saved with Tekla Structures educational configuration cannot be opened in commercial configurations of Tekla Structures.
    Save with educational license
  • Drawings created or saved with Tekla Structures educational configuration display a watermark stamp inscribed with Tekla Structures Educational text.
    Tekla education stamp
  • Your Educational license will be valid for four months, after which it can be renewed for free and you can continue using it.
    Tekla license expire

When you have the software set up on your computer, you can take free Tekla classes here https://campus.tekla.com/learn. You’ll be able to watch videos and practice things that you’ve learned. This is quite a good way to learn the basics, but these free videos don’t cover everything that is needed.

Tekla Campus Learning

2. TEKLA SUPPORT VIDEOS

Apart from Tekla Campus lessons, Tekla also has shorter support videos. There are many of these videos, and one covers something very specific. The downside here is that the videos are unorganized, and while you’ll get some good information here and there, it’s difficult to get the whole picture.

Still, if you have time then it’s worth watching. I’m sure you’ll learn something new. You can see the videos here https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/videos.

3. TEKLA WEBINARS

Tekla has two main types of webinars:

The first is case studies with clients about the best practices, which you can put into use in your own company. Usually, these videos don’t have direct information about how to use the software, but nonetheless they still have valuable information.

Secondly, the “What’s new in this version”-type webinars that show the Tekla software itself and how to use it. Keep in mind that they show only the new or improved features, and you need to get your base knowledge from somewhere else. These webinars normally happen twice a year with each new version.

You can find tutorial videos about Tekla new features here https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/video_tutorials/top_new_features_anon

and watch the recorded webinars here  https://www.tekla.com/about/webinars

4. CLASSROOM TRAINING

Tekla Campus is a perfect place to start to familiarize yourself with the software and set your direction. The next step would be to dive in deeper.

To be able to create everything with Tekla Structures to complete a project well and do it efficiently, you need full training that covers everything necessary. For example, concrete + steel + drawings basic training is about 4 to 5 days long. Some recommendations for choosing classroom training:

  • Like with everything else, don’t expect good quality from the cheapest offer. It’s not worth the risk.
  • Choose a trainer who has practical working experience with Tekla Structures. Theory and practice can be very different.
  • Choose a trainer who has teaching experience. A first-time teacher needs also to learn how to teach, and the materials they produce will get better with time.

You can find our Tekla Structures trainings here: https://www.tsguide.eu/tekla-training-courses/

You can also find Tekla software resellers who often offer trainings here: https://www.tekla.com/contact/offices-and-resellers

Before going to classroom training, I recommend that you:

  • Go through the basics (g., campus training) by yourself beforehand. Then you don’t have to spend as much time on them during the training, and hopefully, you’ll already have some questions that you can ask from the trainer.
  • Give some background information about your company and clients to your trainer so that the training can be customized to your needs.

Classroom training is not only a very effective and fast way to learn Tekla, but many training centers provide a certification that shows your competence upon completion.

Tekla Organizer Training

5. ONLINE COURSES

Online courses usually are very similar to live classroom training (depending on the quality, of course). It’s ready-made standard content, and there is no possibility to customize it according to your needs. Also, you can’t interact with a trainer and ask questions.

On the other hand, it’s usually cheaper than classroom training as once it’s published, the producer just has to keep it up to date and not spend more time on each client separately.

Additionally, trainees can take their lessons whenever and wherever they want, which is especially useful when you don’t have any trainers available near you.

Also beneficial is when your company is hiring new employees and there is nobody to give them basic training, or it would take too much valuable time from your best Tekla user to teach every newbie one by one.

Trimble has a pilot project e-learning course, where our own Sten Tuudak was the concrete lessons creator. Unfortunately, only a few areas can order this course with a price tag. You can ask for more information here https://elearning.tekla.com or from your area reseller.

Additionally, Trimble has some free e-Learning courses. The quality and amount of lessons is not comparable with paid courses, but if you don`t have any budget for training, then it`s worth of going through:

Construsoft is Tekla reseller and has their online courses in Spanish. You can find Tekla and some other courses here https://elearning.construsoft.es/

And now we are in the process of creating TSGuide Tekla Structures online courses – https://www.tsguide.eu/tekla-training-courses/.

6. YOUTUBE VIDEOS

After Google, YouTube is the place to look for information, especially if you don’t want to read and prefer to watch tutorial videos.

There are videos about Tekla in different languages, but luckily, most are in English. There are some longer demos, but most videos are just a few minutes about a very specific topic. There are so many videos that most probably you could learn the most important things from there, but the problem is that the quality varies. Finding quality content can sometimes be challenging, and again, often the structure is missing, which makes learning from scratch more difficult and time-consuming.

Check out some of these user channels that we like:

7. SOCIAL MEDIA

If you are really interested in Tekla Structures, you should join various social media communities and follow Tekla Structures experts, whose full-time work is to help companies with Tekla Structures. They have seen the best practices from different companies and know what they are doing, giving you the best value.

You’ll find very good ideas from outside the box that you can use in your company or get some productivity tips. Some of these experts share also demo videos on social media from time to time. It’s all about giving value.

Here are a few profiles to follow:

8. FORUMS

Luckily, there are many other experienced Tekla Structure users. If you’re a newbie, other users can often help you out with your problems (if they have time, of course).

You can also browse previous topics. This way you can find answers to questions that you may have right now or get some good ideas to put into use.

Many other users have been in the same situation you’re in now. The official Tekla Structures forum is here https://forum.tekla.com. It’s not the best place to start for beginners, but if you have questions then you just might find your answers from here.

9. TEKLA SUPPORT ARTICLES

Another place that I don’t recommend beginners starting with are Tekla support articles. Although this is one of my favorite places to find answers (besides asking someone smarter), the only thing is that you have to know what you’re looking for.

Despite this, still it contains information about virtually everything. Go and check it out for yourself here https://teklastructures.support.tekla.com/

10. LIVE EVENTS

Chosen Tekla Structure users get an invitation to Tekla User Days. Usually, in these events they give a good overview, show what’s new in the latest version, often add some tips on how to increase productivity and get things done in a better way, or show use cases from real life on how different companies have done their projects successfully.

If you are brave enough, then it’s a perfect opportunity to go and talk with other Tekla Structures users or even with the presenters and ask questions face to face.

11. LEARN BY DOING

I believe it’s great that you are ready to start learning Tekla Structures. However, although you might read manuals and watch tutorial videos, this kind of passive learning is not effective on its own. Think of it as trying to learn to swim from a book, without ever going in the water.

Of course, you do need some theory, and it would be useful to have a personal coach on your side to teach you. But in order to properly learn something, you need to take the leap, jump in the water and start practicing actively.

The best way would be to begin with a real project. If possible, start with a project that is not too challenging, and deadlines that aren’t too tight, as learning takes time. Once you have some experience, try to help other beginners, because sometimes they ask interesting questions and lead you to a new path, but also they force you to make it as simple as possible.

As Einstein once said: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough”.

TO SUM UP

In my opinion, the best and fastest way is to take the Tekla Campus Education license and go through the Campus videos. This gives you the first experience and an overview of the Tekla Structure software.

After that, I would take Basic Tekla Structures online or live classroom training, where you will learn all the basics that you need for being able to complete your projects.

Then create a real project with Tekla and start practicing as much as possible. At the same time, ask for help, follow skilled people on social media, participate in discussions, get more tips & tricks, and use Tekla Support articles with Tekla Discussion Forum.

Keep practicing and learning and you’ll be a Tekla samurai in no time 🙂


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