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210 210  
211 211  == Drawing ==
212 212  
213 -//Title// dialog allows the user to specify the content of drawing title block (//Draw > //**Title information table**) and the header title of printing (//File > Print//). //Project//, //Description//, //Designer//, //Signature// and //Comments// attributes are autotexts. That means, modifying their content updates all titles used in the current project. These five title attributes can be used in documentation and reinforcement list templates with the help of [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Field**>>path:#Field]](%%)**// //**tool (//Draw// menu).
213 +//Title// dialog allows the user to specify the content of drawing title block (//Draw > //**Title information table**) and the header title of printing (//File > Print//). //Project//, //Description//, //Designer//, //Signature// and //Comments// attributes are autotexts. That means, modifying their content updates all titles used in the current project. These five title attributes can be used in documentation and reinforcement list templates with the help of [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Field**>>path:#Field]](%%)**// //**tool (//Draw// menu).
214 214  
215 215  [[image:1584527715406-518.png]] [[image:1584527732558-607.png]]
216 216  
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347 347  
348 348  Two main types of elements are available in FEM-Design: //Drawing elements// and (structural) //Objects//. These element types are stored in different **//Layer-systems//** and have different kind of property and display settings.
349 349  
350 -(% style="color:#e74c3c" %)**>> CONTINUE HERE <<**
350 +== Drawing Elements ==
351 351  
352 352  
353 -==== Drawing Elements ====
354 -
355 -
356 356  |=(% scope="row" %)Type|=Icon|=**Command**|=**Property and Display Settings**
357 357  |=Point|[[image:1584530266767-880.png]]|Draw > (% class="wikiinternallink" %)**Point**|//Settings > Drawing > Param//, “//Current layer//”
358 358  |=Line|[[image:1584530272407-567.png]]|Draw > (% class="wikiinternallink" %)**Line**|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements//, “//Current style//”, “//Current layer//”
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374 374  
375 375  Table: Drawing elements
376 376  
374 +== Objects ==
377 377  
378 -
379 -==== Objects ====
380 -
381 -
382 382  |=(% scope="row" %)Type|=Tab|=Icon|=**Command**|=**Property and Display Settings**
383 383  |=Axis|[[image:1584530896455-165.png]]|[[image:1584531288473-843.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink" %)Axis|//Axis //tool// > Default settings//, “//Current layer//”
384 384  |=Storey|[[image:1584530899061-989.png]]|[[image:1584531275835-603.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink" %)Storey|//Storey //tool// > Default settings//
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397 397  |=Wall|[[image:1584531716300-788.png]]|[[image:1584531991203-684.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Wall|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Shell//, “//Current layer//”, //Wall //tool //> Default settings//
398 398  |=Profiled panel|[[image:1584531885978-255.png]]|[[image:1584531998246-816.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Profiled panel|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Shell//, “//Current layer//”, //Profiled panel //tool //> Default settings//
399 399  |=Timber panel|[[image:1584531893595-274.png]]|[[image:1584532006720-889.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Timber panel|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Shell//, //Timber panel //tool //> Default settings//
400 -|=Support|[[image:1584531891614-145.png]]|[[image:1584532016044-779.png]]| |
401 -|=Connection|[[image:1584531890108-578.png]]|[[image:1584532023208-680.png]]| |
402 -|=Fictitious bar|[[image:1584531888730-869.png]]|[[image:1584532030311-528.png]]| |
403 -|=Fictitious shell|[[image:1584531888730-869.png]]|[[image:1584532074798-170.png]]| |
404 -|=Load|[[image:1584531901451-438.png]]|[[image:1584532082293-908.png]]| |
405 -|=Finite element|[[image:1584531912082-171.png]]| | |
406 -|=RC bar|[[image:1584531918892-233.png]]|[[image:1584532090389-520.png]]| |
407 -|=Steel bar stiffener|[[image:1584531934519-836.png]]|[[image:1584532097404-173.png]]| |
408 -
409 -|Support|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Supports|(((
394 +|=Support|[[image:1584531891614-145.png]]|[[image:1584532016044-779.png]]|Supports|(((
410 410  //Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Support//,
411 411  
412 412  //Settings > FEM > “Rigid” values//, Support// //tools //> Default settings//, “//Current layer//”
413 413  )))
414 -|Connection|, , (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Connections|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Connections//,
415 -| | |//Settings > FEM > “Rigid” values//, Connection// //tools //> Default settings//, “//Current layer//”
416 -|Fictitious bar|, , (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Fictitious bar|//Settings > Display > Drawing elements//, “//Current layer//”
417 -| | |//Settings > FEM > “Rigid” values//, //Fictitious bar //tool //> Default settings//
418 -|Fictitious shell|, , (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Fictitious shell|
419 -|Load|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Loads|(((
399 +|=Connection|[[image:1584531890108-578.png]]|[[image:1584532023208-680.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Connections|(((
400 +//Settings > Display > Drawing elements// and //Connections//,
401 +
402 +//Settings > FEM > “Rigid” values//, Connection// //tools //> Default settings//, “//Current layer//”
403 +)))
404 +|=Fictitious bar|[[image:1584531888730-869.png]]|[[image:1584532030311-528.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Fictitious bar|(((
405 +//Settings > Display > Drawing elements//, “//Current layer//”
406 +
407 +//Settings > FEM > “Rigid” values//, //Fictitious bar //tool //> Default settings//
408 +)))
409 +|=Fictitious shell|[[image:1584531888730-869.png]]|[[image:1584532074798-170.png]]|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Fictitious shell|
410 +|=Load|[[image:1584531901451-438.png]]|[[image:1584532082293-908.png]]|Loads|(((
420 420  //Settings > Display > Load//, “//Current layer//”,
421 421  
422 422  Load tools //> Default settings//,
423 423  )))
424 -|Finite element|, (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Finite element tools|//Settings > Display > Mesh//, “//Current layer//”,
425 -| | |//Settings > FEM > Mesh //and //Calculation//
426 -|RC bar|,|//Settings > Display > Design//, //“Current layer”//,
427 -| |(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Auto design(%%)// //and (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Manual design|//Auto design// and //Manual design// tools //> Default settings //“//Current layer//”
428 -|Steel bar|, ,|
429 -|stiffener|(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Steel bar stiffener|
415 +|=Finite element|[[image:1584531912082-171.png]]| |(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Finite element tools|(((
416 +//Settings > Display > Mesh//, “//Current layer//”,
430 430  
418 +//Settings > FEM > Mesh //and //Calculation//
419 +)))
420 +|=RC bar|[[image:1584531918892-233.png]]|[[image:1584532090389-520.png]]|Auto design// //and (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)Manual design|(((
421 +//Settings > Display > Design//, //“Current layer”//,
422 +
423 +//Auto design// and //Manual design// tools //> Default settings //
424 +)))
425 +|=Steel bar stiffener|[[image:1584531934519-836.png]]|[[image:1584532097404-173.png]]|Steel bar stiffener|“//Current layer//”
426 +
431 431  Table: Objects
432 432  
433 433  = Layers =
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435 435  
436 436  The FEM-Design
437 437  
438 -The FEM-Design layer-system helps you to work in a well-organized way in drawings and in models while constructing and documenting. The layers can be considered as transparent papers put on top of each other will seem to be one drawing. All layers can be reached in a dialog appears by pressing the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Current layer**>>path:#Current_layer]](%%) button.
434 +The FEM-Design layer-system helps you to work in a well-organized way in drawings and in models while constructing and documenting. The layers can be considered as transparent papers put on top of each other will seem to be one drawing. All layers can be reached in a dialog appears by pressing the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Current layer**>>path:#Current_layer]](%%) button.
439 439  
440 440  ==== Layer Types ====
441 441  
442 442  
443 -Regarding the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**element types**>>path:#_Element_Types]](%%) there are two main layer types: “//Drawing//” and “//Objects//”.
439 +Regarding the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**element types**>>path:#_Element_Types]](%%) there are two main layer types: “//Drawing//” and “//Objects//”.
444 444  
445 445  
446 446  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.png]]
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447 447  
448 448  Figure: “Drawing” and “Objects” layers
449 449  
450 -“**//Drawing//**” layer contains all drawing elements defined by the //Draw// menu commands or generated from [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**DWG and DXF imports**.>>path:#_CAD_Drawing_Import/Export]](%%) //Drawing// layers can be renamed and erased, and their colors and states can be edited. Only the default “//0//” layer cannot be deleted and edited. At the same time only one drawing layer called “Current” can be used for drawing. The name of the “Current” layer is appears on the //Current layer //button. The “//DIM//” layer is a special drawing layer for the dimensions. It is automatically created by using the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Dimension**>>path:#_Dimension]](%%) command (//Draw// menu). ”//Drawing” Layers// can be excluded from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) by dechecking the „//No snap//” option in the Sn column.
446 +“**//Drawing//**” layer contains all drawing elements defined by the //Draw// menu commands or generated from [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**DWG and DXF imports**.>>path:#_CAD_Drawing_Import/Export]](%%) //Drawing// layers can be renamed and erased, and their colors and states can be edited. Only the default “//0//” layer cannot be deleted and edited. At the same time only one drawing layer called “Current” can be used for drawing. The name of the “Current” layer is appears on the //Current layer //button. The “//DIM//” layer is a special drawing layer for the dimensions. It is automatically created by using the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Dimension**>>path:#_Dimension]](%%) command (//Draw// menu). ”//Drawing” Layers// can be excluded from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) by dechecking the „//No snap//” option in the Sn column.
451 451  
452 452  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image003.png]]
453 453  
454 454  Figure: „No snap” option
455 455  
456 -“**//Objects//**” layers are built-in layers for objects like plate, wall, column, supports, loads etc. Each object type has an own layer (e.g. walls are displayed on the “//Wall//” object layer). //Objects// layers are not allowed to be deleted and renamed, but their states and the display colors and pen width of objects can be edited. ”//Objects” Layers// can also be excluded from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) by checking the „//No snap//” option.
452 +“**//Objects//**” layers are built-in layers for objects like plate, wall, column, supports, loads etc. Each object type has an own layer (e.g. walls are displayed on the “//Wall//” object layer). //Objects// layers are not allowed to be deleted and renamed, but their states and the display colors and pen width of objects can be edited. ”//Objects” Layers// can also be excluded from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) by checking the „//No snap//” option.
457 457  
458 458  
459 459  ==== Layer Status ====
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496 496  
497 497  **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image008.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **Color can be modified by elements with
498 498  
499 -// //[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Edit > Change appearance**>>path:#_Change_appearance]]
495 +// //[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Edit > Change appearance**>>path:#_Change_appearance]]
500 500  )))|(((
501 501  Drawing, Objects
502 502  
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513 513  
514 514  **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image008.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **Pen width can be modified by elements with
515 515  
516 -// //[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Edit > Change appearance**>>path:#_Change_appearance]]
512 +// //[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Edit > Change appearance**>>path:#_Change_appearance]]
517 517  )))|(((
518 518  Drawing, Objects
519 519  
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661 661  
662 662  Table: Co-ordinate systems
663 663  
664 -//User-defined co-ordinate system// (//UCS//) is developed in order to easily define coordinates and directions in a 2D user-defined [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%).
660 +//User-defined co-ordinate system// (//UCS//) is developed in order to easily define coordinates and directions in a 2D user-defined [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%).
665 665  
666 666  
667 667  
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668 668  === Point Definition with Co-ordinates ===
669 669  
670 670  
671 -Points can be defined with their co-ordinates in [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Descartes**>>path:#_Descartes_Orthogonal_Co-ordinate]](%%) or [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Cylindrical co-ordinate systems**>>path:#_Cylindrical_Co-ordinate_System]](%%).
667 +Points can be defined with their co-ordinates in [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Descartes**>>path:#_Descartes_Orthogonal_Co-ordinate]](%%) or [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Cylindrical co-ordinate systems**>>path:#_Cylindrical_Co-ordinate_System]](%%).
672 672  
673 673  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image016.png||alt="co-ordinates Cylindrical.png"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image017.png||alt="co-ordinates Descartes.png"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image018.png||alt="csystempoint copy.png"]]
674 674  
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675 675  Figure: Co-ordinate system types for point definition
676 676  
677 677  
678 -Point co-ordinates can be defined in various unit types available at [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Settings > Units**>>path:#Units_dialog]](%%) (//Length// and //Angle//).
674 +Point co-ordinates can be defined in various unit types available at [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Settings > Units**>>path:#Units_dialog]](%%) (//Length// and //Angle//).
679 679  
680 -The crosshair cursor position can be displayed on the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) in the //Descartes// or in the //Cylindrical// co-ordinate system by clicking the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image019.png||alt="icon_COORD"]] symbol of the //Co-ordinate box//.
676 +The crosshair cursor position can be displayed on the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) in the //Descartes// or in the //Cylindrical// co-ordinate system by clicking the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image019.png||alt="icon_COORD"]] symbol of the //Co-ordinate box//.
681 681  
682 682  ==== Descartes Orthogonal Co-ordinate System ====
683 683  
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694 694  ==== Co-ordinate Definition Modes ====
695 695  
696 696  
697 -Point co-ordinates can be defined by typing them in the //Command line// or the**// //**//Co-ordinate box// of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status Bar**,>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) or just by mouse-clicking combined with the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) in the drawing area or in special points.
693 +Point co-ordinates can be defined by typing them in the //Command line// or the**// //**//Co-ordinate box// of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status Bar**,>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) or just by mouse-clicking combined with the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) in the drawing area or in special points.
698 698  
699 699  ==== Absolute co-ordinate definition ====
700 700  
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849 849  
850 850  With the help of function key [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image039.png||alt="icon_F12"]] and the //Co-ordinate dialog box//, a point can be defined from the point on which the cross-hair cursor is left. The steps of definition:
851 851  
852 -1. Leave the cursor above the required point found by one of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%), which you would like to define the distance from.
848 +1. Leave the cursor above the required point found by one of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%), which you would like to define the distance from.
853 853  1. Click [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image039.png||alt="icon_F12"]] function key.
854 854  1. Set the distance co-ordinates in the //Co-ordinate dialog// according to a selected co-ordinate system.
855 855  
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861 861  
862 862  With the help of function key [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image041.png||alt="icon_F11"]] and the //Co-ordinate dialog box//, a point can be placed accurately on a line/edge defined with a given distance from the closer end point of the line/edge. The steps of definition:
863 863  
864 -1. Leave the cursor above the required line/edge found and next to its end point you would like to define the distance from. The [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image042.png||alt="icon_nearestRaster"]] [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**“Nearest” Object snap tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)**// //**helps you to find the line/edge.
860 +1. Leave the cursor above the required line/edge found and next to its end point you would like to define the distance from. The [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image042.png||alt="icon_nearestRaster"]] [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**“Nearest” Object snap tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)**// //**helps you to find the line/edge.
865 865  1. Click [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image041.png||alt="icon_F11"]] function key.
866 866  1. Set the distance (d) from the closer end-point you left the cursor in the appeared dialog box.
867 867  
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881 881  
882 882  The default working plane
883 883  
884 -The default working plane – where the points and coordinates are defined – is the following by different [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**FEM-Design modules**.>>path:#_FEM-Design_Modules]]
880 +The default working plane – where the points and coordinates are defined – is the following by different [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**FEM-Design modules**.>>path:#_FEM-Design_Modules]]
885 885  
886 886  |**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.png||alt="icon_PLATEMODULE"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image003.png||alt="icon_FRAMEMODULE"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image004.png||alt="icon_3DSTRU"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image005.png||alt="icon_PREDESIGNMODULE"]]**|**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image006.png||alt="icon_WALLMODULE"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image007.png||alt="icon_PLANESTRAIN"]]**|**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image008.png||alt="icon_SECTIONEDITOR"]]**
887 -|(% colspan="2" %)Design modules|[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Section Editor**>>path:#_Section_Editor]]
883 +|(% colspan="2" %)Design modules|[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Section Editor**>>path:#_Section_Editor]]
888 888  |Global XY plane|Global XY plane|Global YZ plane
889 889  |(% colspan="2" %)Gravity direction|
890 890  |Global Z direction|Global Y direction|
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891 891  
892 892  Table: The default working plane by FEM-Design Modules
893 893  
894 -As the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**User-Coordinate system**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) defines the working plane, its custom position can be set by the UCS definition tools. The [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image009.png||alt="ucsicon"]] //UCS// command (//View// menu or toolbar) gives different definition ways depending on the applied FEM-Design module.
890 +As the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**User-Coordinate system**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) defines the working plane, its custom position can be set by the UCS definition tools. The [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image009.png||alt="ucsicon"]] //UCS// command (//View// menu or toolbar) gives different definition ways depending on the applied FEM-Design module.
895 895  
896 896  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image010.png||alt="ucscommand"]]
897 897  
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899 899  
900 900  
901 901  |UCS definition tools|**Function**|**Note**
902 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image011.png||alt="ucs_axis"]] Axis|Defines vertical working plane by the global Z axis and a selected**// //**[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**axis**>>path:#_Axis]]|Available only in the 3D modules
903 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image012.png||alt="ucs_storey"]] Storey|Defines horizontal working plane in the plane of a selected[[ (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**storey**>>path:#_Storey]]|Available only in the 3D modules
898 +|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image011.png||alt="ucs_axis"]] Axis|Defines vertical working plane by the global Z axis and a selected**// //**[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**axis**>>path:#_Axis]]|Available only in the 3D modules
899 +|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image012.png||alt="ucs_storey"]] Storey|Defines horizontal working plane in the plane of a selected[[ (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**storey**>>path:#_Storey]]|Available only in the 3D modules
904 904  |[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image013.png||alt="ucs_objectplane"]] Object plane|Defines working plane in the plane/reference plane of a selected drawing/structural region|Available in all modules, but it has not effect on the default working plane in 2D modules, where only the position of the origin changes
905 905  |[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image014.png||alt="ucs_3points"]] 3 points|Defines working plane with 3 given points in their common plane|Available in all modules, but it is useful in 3D modules, where the working plane can be set in arbitrary 3D position with 3 arbitrary points
906 906  |[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image015.png||alt="ucs_gxy"]] Global XY plane|Sets the working plane in the global XY plane|Available in all modules, but it has not effect on the default working plane in 2D modules, where only the position of the origin changes
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929 929  
930 930  Figure: Correct model (plane) definition of a 2D frame done in the 3D Frame module
931 931  
932 -The program automatically sets the working plane into the reference plane of a planar element (plate, wall, surface support, surface load etc.), if you use the //Hole// tool to cut [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**hole in a** **structural element**>>path:#_Hole]](%%) or a [[**load**>>url:file://officesrv/strushare/Ricsi/new%20features/Holes#_]].
928 +The program automatically sets the working plane into the reference plane of a planar element (plate, wall, surface support, surface load etc.), if you use the //Hole// tool to cut [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**hole in a** **structural element**>>path:#_Hole]](%%) or a [[**load**>>url:file://officesrv/strushare/Ricsi/new%20features/Holes#_]].
933 933  
934 934  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image023.png||alt="workingplane_hole"]]
935 935  
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939 939  === Grid Systems ===
940 940  
941 941  
942 -The program offers a number of aid tools finding specific points and directions while drawing and editing. These are the //Grid system// and the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%).
938 +The program offers a number of aid tools finding specific points and directions while drawing and editing. These are the //Grid system// and the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap tools**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%).
943 943  
944 944  Two grid systems are available in the program: //Construction grid// and //Snap grid//.
945 945  
946 946  ==== Construction grid ====
947 947  
948 -By default, //Construction grid// is the grid visible in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%). Of course, it can be hidden at the program settings (//Settings > All > Window > Grid//). That grid sets the characteristic sizes of your project.
944 +By default, //Construction grid// is the grid visible in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%). Of course, it can be hidden at the program settings (//Settings > All > Window > Grid//). That grid sets the characteristic sizes of your project.
949 949  
950 950  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image024.png||alt="Construction grid and its settings.png"]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image025.png||alt="grid1.png"]]
951 951  
952 952  Figure: Construction grid and its settings
953 953  
954 -You can snap to the raster points of the //Construction grid// permanently by activating the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image026.png||alt="icon_rasterRaster"]] [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**“Raster” Object snap tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)**// //**and temporarily by holding down [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] function key. By default, the grid directions are parallel with the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) axis directions, so you can rotate the grid together with the //UCS//.
950 +You can snap to the raster points of the //Construction grid// permanently by activating the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image026.png||alt="icon_rasterRaster"]] [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**“Raster” Object snap tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)**// //**and temporarily by holding down [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] function key. By default, the grid directions are parallel with the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) axis directions, so you can rotate the grid together with the //UCS//.
955 955  
956 956  ==== Snap grid ====
957 957  
958 -Although //Snap grid// is an invisible grid, you can join to its raster points permanently ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Raster tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)) or temporarily [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] as written before at //Construction grid//. The distribution of the grid can be set at //Object snap tools// or at //Settings > All > Window > Snap//. The grid distribution can be set as default for the project/program in the latter setting dialog.
954 +Although //Snap grid// is an invisible grid, you can join to its raster points permanently ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Raster tool**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%)) or temporarily [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] as written before at //Construction grid//. The distribution of the grid can be set at //Object snap tools// or at //Settings > All > Window > Snap//. The grid distribution can be set as default for the project/program in the latter setting dialog.
959 959  
960 960  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image028.png||alt="Snap grid and its settings.png"]]
961 961  
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976 976  === Object Snap Tools ===
977 977  
978 978  
979 -The //Object snap tools// finds and joins to special points of drawing elements and objects. The cursor form changes to the symbol of the actually used //Object snap tool//. A snap tool can be activated permanently by clicking its icon on the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) or checking its box in the //Raster// dialog box. The dialog shows the hotkeys of the snap tools activate the current tool temporarily while holding down the key.
975 +The //Object snap tools// finds and joins to special points of drawing elements and objects. The cursor form changes to the symbol of the actually used //Object snap tool//. A snap tool can be activated permanently by clicking its icon on the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%) or checking its box in the //Raster// dialog box. The dialog shows the hotkeys of the snap tools activate the current tool temporarily while holding down the key.
980 980  
981 981  |(% colspan="2" %)Object snap tool|**Function**|**Hotkey**|**Example**
982 982  |(((
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1026 1026  **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image058.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **Snap will not work on objects obscured by other elements (such as surfaces) outside of //Wireframe//.
1027 1027  
1028 1028  
1029 -User can exclude entire Drawing layers from the snapping on its objects. For more information see [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**„No snap” option**>>path:#No_snap_option]](%%).
1025 +User can exclude entire Drawing layers from the snapping on its objects. For more information see [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**„No snap” option**>>path:#No_snap_option]](%%).
1030 1030  
1031 1031  
1032 1032  
1033 -=== Input Devices                                                                                                       ===
1029 +=== Input Devices                                                                                                      ===
1034 1034  
1035 1035  
1036 1036  The following figure summarizes the main keyboard and mouse functions. Of course, these functions, which depend on the current working mode (drawing, editing, selection, documentation or no command is running), are mentioned at the related topics of this user manual.
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1041 1041  
1042 1042  From the above displayed buttons, the following ones have special functionalities during drawing/editing:
1043 1043  
1044 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] …[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image060.png||alt="icon_F9"]] Activate temporarily the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) functions.
1040 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="icon_F1"]] …[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image060.png||alt="icon_F9"]] Activate temporarily the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) functions.
1045 1045  
1046 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image061.png||alt="icon_F11"]] Defines point on a line or edge by giving distance from the closest end point ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Relative (C)**>>path:#Point_definition_RelativeC]](%%)).
1042 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image061.png||alt="icon_F11"]] Defines point on a line or edge by giving distance from the closest end point ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Relative (C)**>>path:#Point_definition_RelativeC]](%%)).
1047 1047  
1048 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image062.png||alt="icon_F12"]] Inserts a relative point from the position of the crosshair cursor ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Relative (B)**>>path:#Point_definition_RelativeB]](%%)).
1044 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image062.png||alt="icon_F12"]] Inserts a relative point from the position of the crosshair cursor ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Relative (B)**>>path:#Point_definition_RelativeB]](%%)).
1049 1049  
1050 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image063.png||alt="icon_insert"]] Moves [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) to the position of the crosshair cursor.
1046 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image063.png||alt="icon_insert"]] Moves [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) to the position of the crosshair cursor.
1051 1051  
1052 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image064.png||alt="icon_Shift"]] + [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image063.png||alt="icon_insert"]] Moves UCS back to the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Global co-ordinate system**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) position (original state).
1048 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image064.png||alt="icon_Shift"]] + [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image063.png||alt="icon_insert"]] Moves UCS back to the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Global co-ordinate system**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%) position (original state).
1053 1053  
1054 1054  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image065.png||alt="icon_Esc"]] Pressing 1^^st^^ Esc breaks the current command (e.g. placing a structural element).
1055 1055  
1056 1056  For pressing 2^^nd^^ Esc the active tool palette closes.
1057 1057  
1058 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image066.png||alt="icon_pgup"]] Opens the properties dialog ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Default settings**>>path:#_Tool_Palette_and]](%%)) of the current command.
1054 +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image066.png||alt="icon_pgup"]] Opens the properties dialog ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Default settings**>>path:#_Tool_Palette_and]](%%)) of the current command.
1059 1059  
1060 1060  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image067.png||alt="icon_Enter"]] Confirms data input / repeats the last command / finishes multi-selection.
1061 1061  
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1063 1063  
1064 1064  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image069.png||alt="icon_Backspace"]] Goes back to previous step in a multi-step command.
1065 1065  
1066 -Some commands can be accessed by hotkeys. See those commands in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Menu bar**>>path:#_Menu_Bar]](%%) or in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Toolbars**>>path:#_Toolbars]](%%).
1062 +Some commands can be accessed by hotkeys. See those commands in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Menu bar**>>path:#_Menu_Bar]](%%) or in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Toolbars**>>path:#_Toolbars]](%%).
1067 1067  
1068 1068  === Selections ===
1069 1069  
1070 1070  **Mouse and keyboard selection**
1071 1071  
1072 -FEM-Design offers various selection modes to select objects for requiring and modifying their properties and for editing. If selection is possible, the available selection modes appear in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Command line**>>path:#Command_line]](%%).
1068 +FEM-Design offers various selection modes to select objects for requiring and modifying their properties and for editing. If selection is possible, the available selection modes appear in the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Command line**>>path:#Command_line]](%%).
1073 1073  
1074 1074  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image070.png||alt="figure_selection modes"]]
1075 1075  
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1113 1113  
1114 1114  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image079.jpg]]
1115 1115  
1116 -1.
1112 +1.
1117 1117  11. By ‘right-to-left’ selection (all intersected objects get selected) the colour of the selection box is green.
1118 1118  
1119 1119  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image080.jpg]]
1120 1120  
1121 -1.
1117 +1.
1122 1122  11. By area selection (e.g. to print the selected area) the colour of the selection box is grey.
1123 1123  
1124 1124  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image081.jpg]]
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1156 1156  
1157 1157  The program offers
1158 1158  
1159 -The program offers tools for defining special points and directions while drawing and editing. You can reach them from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%).
1155 +The program offers tools for defining special points and directions while drawing and editing. You can reach them from the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Status bar**>>path:#_Status_Bar]](%%).
1160 1160  
1161 1161  |(% colspan="2" %)Object snap tool|**Function**|(% colspan="2" %)**Example**
1162 1162  |Multi steps|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.png||alt="icon_multySPECIAL"]]|Fixes reference points defined by the following tools|(((
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1235 1235  
1236 1236  Thanks to the improved video engine, the advantage of all modern displaying technologies such as live pan, live rotation, live zoom, special display modes and transparency (see the next chapter) is available in FEM-Design.
1237 1237  
1238 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image015.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **The suitable graphic engine can be set at [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Settings > All > Environment > General > Graphic engine**.>>path:#_Environment]]
1234 +**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image015.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **The suitable graphic engine can be set at [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Settings > All > Environment > General > Graphic engine**.>>path:#_Environment]]
1239 1239  
1240 1240  ==== Pan ====
1241 1241  
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1280 1280  
1281 1281  Figure: Temporary Orbit
1282 1282  
1283 -Alternatively, you can press [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] together with [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image018.png||alt="figure_wheelMOUSE"]] to orbit around the closest valid snapping point to the cursor; in some cases, this may result in a more predictable orbiting behaviour. Valid snapping points include points specified by the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) tool, or outside //Wireframe// view mode, also the closest surface point to the cursor.
1279 +Alternatively, you can press [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] together with [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image018.png||alt="figure_wheelMOUSE"]] to orbit around the closest valid snapping point to the cursor; in some cases, this may result in a more predictable orbiting behaviour. Valid snapping points include points specified by the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Object Snap**>>path:#_Object_Snap_Tools]](%%) tool, or outside //Wireframe// view mode, also the closest surface point to the cursor.
1284 1284  
1285 1285  
1286 1286  |(((
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1310 1310  **2D Views**
1311 1311  )))
1312 1312  
1313 - [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image035.png||alt="Rotation by dialog box.png"]]
1309 + [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image035.png||alt="Rotation by dialog box.png"]]
1314 1314  
1315 1315  
1316 1316  Figure: Rotation by dialog box
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1370 1370  
1371 1371  **User Co-ordinate System**
1372 1372  
1373 -The section/view plane is set to the X-Y plane of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%). The view direction is always the opposite of the Z axis of the //UCS//.
1369 +The section/view plane is set to the X-Y plane of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%). The view direction is always the opposite of the Z axis of the //UCS//.
1374 1374  
1375 1375  **Dialog**
1376 1376  
1377 -With this tool, you can define the position of the section/view plane in a dialog box. At //3D View//, //Dialog// opens [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**3D Rotation**>>path:#threeD_rotation_dialog]](%%).
1373 +With this tool, you can define the position of the section/view plane in a dialog box. At //3D View//, //Dialog// opens [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**3D Rotation**>>path:#threeD_rotation_dialog]](%%).
1378 1378  
1379 1379  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image048.png||alt="figure_viewdialogsVIEW"]]
1380 1380  
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1483 1483  
1484 1484  **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image026.wmz||alt="MCj02990090000%5b1%5d"]] **To reset transparency settings to opaque for all elements, set the transparency value to 0% and click **//All//** (!).
1485 1485  
1486 -At solid ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Display thickness**>>path:#display_thickness_chapter]](%%)**// //**switch is on) and [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Hidden line/Shaded**>>path:#_Hiding_Element]](%%) representation of plates/walls, the finite element mesh can be displayed, if transparency is given for the host surface element.
1482 +At solid ([[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Display thickness**>>path:#display_thickness_chapter]](%%)**// //**switch is on) and [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Hidden line/Shaded**>>path:#_Hiding_Element]](%%) representation of plates/walls, the finite element mesh can be displayed, if transparency is given for the host surface element.
1487 1487  
1488 1488  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image012.png]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image005.png]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image023.png]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image027.png||alt="figure_06_transparency_FE"]]
1489 1489  
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1507 1507  
1508 1508  
1509 1509  
1510 --                            [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]]
1506 +-                            [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]]
1511 1511  
1512 1512  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image032.png||alt="axis2.png"]]
1513 1513  
1514 1514  Figure: Working plane defined on an axis by UCS
1515 1515  
1516 --                            **View planes (**[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**2D View and 3D View**>>path:#_Views]](%%)** commands)**
1512 +-                            **View planes (**[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**2D View and 3D View**>>path:#_Views]](%%)** commands)**
1517 1517  
1518 --                            **Project planes (used in the **[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**model transfer between the FEM-Design modules**>>path:#_Model_Exchange_between]](%%)**)**
1514 +-                            **Project planes (used in the **[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**model transfer between the FEM-Design modules**>>path:#_Model_Exchange_between]](%%)**)**
1519 1519  
1520 1520  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image033.png||alt="icon_WALLMODULE"]] //Wall// module can open an axis plane defined in the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image034.png||alt="icon_3DSTRU"]] //3D Structure// model and imports the walls attached to the view.
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1523 1523  
1524 1524  **Definition steps**
1525 1525  
1526 -1. Set the required horizontal [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%) (UCS), where you would like to place axis/axes.
1522 +1. Set the required horizontal [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]](%%) (UCS), where you would like to place axis/axes.
1527 1527  1. Use the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image037.png]] //Define// tool. Define the distribution in the //Multiple axes description// field. If distance is not defined, you can place one axis object as a line on the //UCS// working plane.
1528 1528  
1529 1529  Constant spacing:
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1552 1552  
1553 1553  1. Label type (//Number// or //Letter//), starting character (//No/Letter//) and //Prefix// can be defined for the new axis/axis-system in the //Axis// tool palette.
1554 1554  1. Display settings of axis symbols, colors and label can be set at [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image041.png||alt="axis_icon_settings"]] //Default settings//.
1555 -1. An axis or the start axis of a system can be easily defined as a line with 2 points in the working plane. The distribution orientation can be changed by clicking [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image029.png||alt="figure_rightMOUSE"]] before the definition of the axis end point. The program places all axes on the //Axes// [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**object layer**>>path:#_Layer_Types]](%%).
1551 +1. An axis or the start axis of a system can be easily defined as a line with 2 points in the working plane. The distribution orientation can be changed by clicking [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image029.png||alt="figure_rightMOUSE"]] before the definition of the axis end point. The program places all axes on the //Axes// [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**object layer**>>path:#_Layer_Types]](%%).
1556 1556  
1557 1557  Optional steps:
1558 1558  
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1563 1563  
1564 1564  //Stories// (Story objects) have multifunction in the **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image044.png||alt="icon_FRAMEMODULE"]] **//3D Frame//,** **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image034.png||alt="icon_3DSTRU"]] //3D Structure// and **[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image045.png||alt="icon_PREDESIGNMODULE"]] **//PreDesign// modules. They can be used to define different kind of planes:
1565 1565  
1566 --                            [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]]
1562 +-                            [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Working plane**>>path:#_Working_Plane]]
1567 1567  
1568 1568  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image046.png||alt="storey1.png"]]
1569 1569  
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1570 1570  Figure: Working plane defined on a storey by UCS
1571 1571  
1572 1572  
1573 --                            **Project planes (used in the **[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**model transfer between the FEM-Design modules**>>path:#_Model_Exchange_between]](%%)**)**
1569 +-                            **Project planes (used in the **[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**model transfer between the FEM-Design modules**>>path:#_Model_Exchange_between]](%%)**)**
1574 1574  
1575 1575  [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image047.png||alt="icon_PLATEMODULE"]] //Plate// module can open storey defined in the [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image034.png||alt="icon_3DSTRU"]] //3D Structure// model and imports the slabs, the supports and the loads attached to the loaded storey.
1576 1576  
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1584 1584  
1585 1585  1. Set the //Horizontal size of the building//. This rectangular size will be the floor plane size of the storey object.
1586 1586  
1587 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image050.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **The horizontal size and the summa height (see later), which define the whole model size, effect the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**automatic wind load**>>path:#_Wind_Load_(Automatic)]](%%)**// //**calculation.
1583 +**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image050.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **The horizontal size and the summa height (see later), which define the whole model size, effect the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**automatic wind load**>>path:#_Wind_Load_(Automatic)]](%%)**// //**calculation.
1588 1588  
1589 1589  1. Set the height of the //Ground level //and //Bottommost level//.
1590 1590  
1591 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image050.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **//Ground level// also effect to the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**automatic wind load**>>path:#_Wind_Load_(Automatic)]](%%)**// //**calculation, because the load values depend on the distance from the foundation level.
1587 +**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image050.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **//Ground level// also effect to the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**automatic wind load**>>path:#_Wind_Load_(Automatic)]](%%)**// //**calculation, because the load values depend on the distance from the foundation level.
1592 1592  
1593 1593  **Bottommost level**
1594 1594  
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1597 1597  1. To define the first storey, set a name for it in the //Storey// cell of the first row, and then give the //Height// of the storey. Then, define further required stories in the same way. You can also edit the level of a storey that automatically updates the story height.
1598 1598  1. Set the display settings (symbol and label size of the level dimensions) at //Properties//.
1599 1599  
1600 -1. Clicking //OK g//enerates and displays the storey-system in the project. The program places all stories on the //Stories// [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**object layer**>>path:#_Layer_Types]](%%).
1596 +1. Clicking //OK g//enerates and displays the storey-system in the project. The program places all stories on the //Stories// [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**object layer**>>path:#_Layer_Types]](%%).
1601 1601  
1602 1602  |(((
1603 1603  One storey up; [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image051.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image052.png||alt="icon_PgUPkey"]]
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1607 1607  
1608 1608  )))
1609 1609  
1610 -Creating a storey-system automatically generates view planes by stories. Fast navigation among those storeys can be done with the keyboard or by using [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Select view**>>path:#Select_view_Chapter]](%%):
1606 +Creating a storey-system automatically generates view planes by stories. Fast navigation among those storeys can be done with the keyboard or by using [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Select view**>>path:#Select_view_Chapter]](%%):
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