Place a rectangular opening with four supports and a fixed height and width - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

Intergraph Smart 3D
12 (2018)
  1. Click Openings on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select the plate system on which to place the opening.

  3. Click Define by catalog selection .

    The Opening Palette dialog box and the Geometric Construction Explorer dialog box display.

  4. On the 4S Rectangle tab, click 4SRect 400x300x100, 4SRect 600x500x200, or 4SRect 1350x700x150.

    The ribbon for the macro displays.

  5. Select a coordinate system.

    A local coordinate system at the plate origin displays.

  6. Click 2.

  7. Select the first support, a second support opposite the first support, a third support, and a fourth support opposite the third support.

    Show me

    The opening preview displays.

  8. If required, type a new value for Angle.

    The preview reflects the new angle

  9. If required, change the Dimension Type value to change the opening distance from the supports.

    The preview reflects the new opening location.

  10. Click Continue.

    The preview colors change. The opening also displays in the Geometric Construction Explorer hierarchy.

    • You can define additional openings before proceeding to the next step. Click Continue after defining each opening.

    • To delete opening geometry, see Delete advanced opening geometry.

  11. Click Close.

    The ribbon display returns to the main Openings ribbon.

  12. Use the Opening design type, Opening planning method, and Opening production method lists to set the design, planning, and production properties on the opening.

  13. To delay cutting the plate system, clear Cut to create only the opening geometry.

  14. Click Finish.

    The software creates the opening.

    If you cleared the Cut option on the Openings ribbon, the software creates the opening geometry without cutting the plate system.