Place an advanced opening offset from four supports - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

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  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 Support and Offset tab, click 4SSupportAndOffsetOpenings.

    The ribbon for the macro displays.

  5. Select a coordinate system.

  6. Click 2.

  7. Select the first support, the second support, the third support, and the fourth support in clockwise or counterclockwise sequencial order.

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    The opening preview displays.

  8. If there is more than one possible solution, select the required location.

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  9. If required, change the radius, offset, and dimension type values.

    The preview reflects the new opening.

  10. 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.

  11. Click Close.

    The ribbon display returns to the main Openings ribbon.

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

  13. Click Finish.

    The software creates the opening.