Surface frame connection is missing the member system. Change connection to unsupported and then re-select the supporting member. - Intergraph Smart 3D - Troubleshooting

Intergraph Smart 3D Troubleshooting Reference

Intergraph Smart 3D
12 (2018)

Meaning: A member was not provided as an input into defining the surface frame connection. This is an internal software failure where not all the inputs were provided to the surface frame connection.


  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 Surface in the tree view and then select Surface-Default in the list view.

  7. Redefine the end location of the member.