Place a cross insert plate on supporting and supported members - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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3D Design and Visualization
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Intergraph Smart 3D
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10.1(2014R1)
  1. Click Advanced Plate System on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select APS Icon Browser from the Macro Definition list.

    The Advanced Plate Palette dialog box displays.

  3. On the Insert Plate tab, click CrossInsertPlate.

    The Cross Insert Plate ribbon displays.

  4. In a graphic view, select the supporting member or two connected members.

  5. Click 2.

  6. Select the first supported member.

  7. Select the second supported member.

  8. Type the required values for Length and Radius.

  9. Select the flange location of the insert plate from the Direction list.

  10. Click Continue.

    A preview of the plate and the geometric constructions used to create the plate displays in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  11. If the plate preview does not display on the correct member flange side, then:

    1. Click Select Supports .

      The ribbon display returns to the Cross Insert Plate ribbon.

    2. Select the opposite location from the Direction list, click Accept , and then click Continue.

      A preview of the plate, now on the opposite member flanges, displays in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  12. If needed, click Define Boundaries , and define boundaries for the plate.

  13. Click Finish.

    The software creates the insert plate.