Place a member using finish mode - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Structure

Intergraph Smart 3D
10.1 (2014 R1)

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  1. Click Place Linear Member System on the vertical toolbar.

  2. In the Connection box, select a frame connection type.

    If you are unsure of which frame connection type to use, review Frame Connections. You can also select the By Rule option to allow the software to select automatically a frame connection type.

  3. Click Finish Mode to activate the Finish button.

  4. Click Connection Properties to activate the Connection Properties dialog box.

  5. In the Type category box, select the member type category to place.

  6. In the Type box, select the member type to place.

  7. Specify the start location, or first point, of the member.

    You can use the frame connection of another member as the start or end location of the member that you are placing.

  8. Specify the end location, or second point, of the member.

  9. Edit the start and end frame connection properties in the Connection Properties dialog box.

  10. Edit the member properties using the Member Properties dialog box.

  11. Click Finish.

  • To find the intersection of grid lines easily, click Tools > Options to verify that the SmartSketch Intersection option is selected.

  • You can set the beta angle relative to your rotated coordinate system by activating PinPoint and selecting the rotated coordinated system as the active coordinate system in the Coordinate System box.