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Transfer a sketch to the Sketch Viewer

Added March 16, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Tekla Tedds 2018

Transfer a sketch to the Sketch Viewer

Transfer a sketch to the Sketch Viewer

With the Sketch Viewer , you can transfer and manipulate a file in the Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF) format from either your document or a disc. In addition, you can transfer images from the clipboard to the Sketch Viewer , provided that the images are placed on the clipboard in the correct format.

Restriction:

The following only applies to Tedds for Word.

Note: The transferred sketches must be in Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMF) format, and are exported from the Sketch Viewer in the same format.

Transfer a picture from your document

  1. Ensure that the Sketch Viewer is open.
  2. In your document, select the frame containing the sketch that you want to transfer.
  3. In the Tools ribbon group, click More > Sketch Viewer.

    The Sketch Viewer displays the selected sketch in a new sketch window.

Transfer objects from your document

  1. Ensure that the Sketch Viewer is open.
  2. In your document, double-click the picture that you want to view.
  3. Select the objects you want to place in the Sketch Viewer.
  4. Right-click the objects and select Copy.
  5. Click the Sketch Viewer window to activate it.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To paste the objects to the currently open sketch, on the toolbar, click Paste.

    • To paste the objects to a new sketch window, on the toolbar, click Paste new.

    Tedds transfers the selected objects to the Sketch Viewer.

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