Place a circular opening with no supports and a fixed radius - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

Intergraph Smart 3D
10.1 (2014 R1)
  1. Click Openings on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select the plate system on which to place the opening.

  3. Click Define by catalog selection .

    The Opening Palette dialog box and the Geometric Construction Explorer dialog box display.

  4. On the 0S Circle tab, click 0SCircle 200, 0SCircle 250, or 0SCircle 300.

    The ribbon for the macro displays.

  5. Select a coordinate system.

    A local coordinate system at the plate origin displays. A preview of the opening using the fixed radius displays at the center of the plate. X, Y, and Z display the local coordinates at the center of the plate.

  6. If required, type new X, Y, and Z values.

    The preview reflects the new opening location.

  7. Click Continue.

    The preview colors change. The opening also displays in the Geometric Construction Explorer hierarchy.

    • You can define additional openings before proceeding to the next step. Click Continue after defining each opening.

    • To delete opening geometry, see Delete advanced opening geometry.

  8. Click Close.

    The ribbon display returns to the main Openings ribbon.

  9. Use the Opening design type, Opening planning method, and Opening production method lists to set the design, planning, and production properties on the opening.

  10. Click Finish.

    The software creates the opening.