Place a column insert plate along a member - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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3D Design and Visualization
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Intergraph Smart 3D
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Help
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12.x(2018)
  1. Click Advanced Plate System on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select APS Icon Browser from the Macro Definition list.

    The Advanced Plate Palette dialog box displays.

  3. On the Insert Plate tab, click InsertPlate.

    The Column Insert Plate ribbon displays.

  4. In a graphic view, select a continuous beam member.

  5. Select the column or brace.

  6. Optionally, click , and select secondary columns or braces.

  7. Type the required values for Length Offset, Width Offset, Offset, and Slope.

    1 - Length Offset

    2 - Width Offset

    3 - Offset

    4 - Slope

  8. Select the member side for the insert plate from the Location list.

  9. Click Continue.

    A preview of the plate and the geometric constructions used to create the plate displays in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  10. If the plate preview does not display on the correct member flange side, then:

    1. Click Select Supports .

      The ribbon display returns to the Column Insert Plate ribbon.

    2. Select the opposite location from the Location list, click Accept , and then click Continue.

      A preview of the plate, now on the opposite member flange, displays in the graphic view. The ribbon display returns to the Advanced Plate System ribbon.

  11. If needed, click Define Boundaries , and define boundaries for the plate.

  12. Click Finish.

    The software creates the insert plate.