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Intergraph Smart 3D Hangers and Supports

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  1. Click Place Support by Point .

    Select Design on the ribbon to design a support, one part at a time.

  2. Select one or more features to support.

  3. Click Accept .

  4. Select one or more structures to support the selected feature or features.

    This step is optional. For example, if you are placing a support between two features only, then you do not need to select a supporting structure.

  5. Click Accept .

  6. Do one of the following:

    1. If the Rule is checked, select the support type in the Type list.

    2. If the Rule is not selected, select More in the Type list, and then navigate the catalog browser to locate the appropriate support.

  7. Select the support type.

  8. Identify the location along the feature to place the support.

    • You can use the Tools > Point Along command to identify this point.

    • You can use SmartSketch to locate the point on the edge of a slab or wall or on the centerline of a beam to use as the graphical reference for support placement.

  9. Click Finish.

  • When creating a design support, the parts you can use are available in the catalog. These parts are intelligent and contain property information that enables you to generate reports for the entire support.

  • The software limits the choice of feature and structure connections to those available for the support type. This information is defined in the reference data.