Axis-end frame connection is invalid because the previous connection was not removed. Change connection to unsupported and the re-select the supporting member. - Intergraph Smart 3D - Administration

Intergraph Smart 3D Troubleshooting Reference

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Meaning: The member's frame connection was converted to an axis-end connection from another connection type without first re-initializing the frame connection, resulting in improper placement of the axis-end connection. This error is an internal software failure where the software did not first re-initialize the frame connection as an unsupported frame connection first.


  1. Open the Structure task.

  2. Click Select .

  3. Set the Locate Filter to Frame Connections.

  4. Select the frame connection in error.

  5. Select By Rule from the Connection box on the ribbon.

  6. Redefine the end location of the member.