Seated frame connection is using the same member system for both the supporting and supported member. Change connection to unsupported and then re-select the supporting member. - Intergraph Smart 3D - Administration

Intergraph Smart 3D Troubleshooting Reference

Intergraph Smart 3D
Administration & Configuration

Meaning: The seated member and the supporting member are the same object, resulting in improper placement of the seated connection. This error is an internal software failure where the software is attempting to seat a member on itself.


  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 More from the Connection box on the ribbon.

  6. Click Seated in the tree view.

  7. Select the seated connection that you want (top, bottom, left, or right).

  8. Redefine the end location of the member.