Modify a straight segment in a path - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Structure

PPMProduct
Intergraph Smart 3D
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Help
Version_S3D
12.1(2019)
  1. Click Select .

  2. On the horizontal ribbon, set the Locate Filter box to Shape, and then select a prismatic shape.

  3. On the ribbon, click Path .

    The software highlights the path.

  4. Select the straight segment to modify.

    You can select multiple segments by holding CTRL and clicking the segments.

  5. To change the line type for the segment, click a new type in the Path Type list.

  6. To change the plane for the segment, click a new plane in the Plane list.

  7. To delete the segment, click Delete Selected Items .

  8. To keep the length of a straight segment constant when you move the segment, click Length Locked .

    • When the segment length is locked, the software automatically modifies the turn points, along with the length and angle of the adjacent segment, to remain connected to the moved segment. The length of the moved segment does not change.

    • When the segment length is not locked, the software extends or shortens the associated segments to connect with the new position of the moved segment. The length of the moved segment can change.

  9. Click Finish Path.

    The new shape appears in dynamics when you click Finish Path. The new shape is actually created when you click Finish on the Place Prismatic Shape ribbon.

You can also move the segments of a path. For more information, see Move Segments of a Path.