Place members using contiguous placement - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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 automatically to select a frame connection type.

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

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

  5. 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.

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

  7. Click End to activate the contiguous placement mode.

  8. Specify the end location of the next member.

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