Place a circular opening with four supports - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

Intergraph Smart 3D
11 (2016)
  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 Circle tab, click 4SCircle R.

    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 Radius.

    The preview reflects the new size.

  9. 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.

  10. Click Close.

    The ribbon display returns to the main Openings ribbon.

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

  12. Click Finish.

    The software creates the opening.