Place an axial side plate - 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 Side Plates tab, click SidePlateAxial.

    The Side Plate Axial ribbon displays.

  4. In a graphic view, select the supporting member.

  5. Select the supported member.

  6. Type values for Length, Chamfer Length, Chamfer Width, and Setback.

  7. Select the location of the side plate from the Side list.

  8. 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.

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

    1. Click Select Supports .

      The ribbon display returns to the Side Plate Axial ribbon.

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

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

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

  11. Click Finish.

    The software creates the side plate.

If the macro does not properly cut through the member cross-sections, type a new distance to extend the trimming planes in the Extension box.