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865 865  The default working plane
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867 -The default working plane – where the points and coordinates are defined – is the following by different [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**FEM-Design modules**.>>path:#_FEM-Design_Modules]]
867 +The default working plane – where the points and coordinates are defined – is the following by different (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**FEM-Design modules**.
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869 -|**[[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"]]**
870 -|(% colspan="2" %)Design modules|[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Section Editor**>>path:#_Section_Editor]]
869 +|[[image:1584539615383-826.png]]** **[[image:1584539637758-207.png]]** **[[image:1584539645842-686.png]]|[[image:1584539623073-398.png]]** **[[image:1584539633898-240.png]]|[[image:1584539627586-193.png]]
870 +|(% colspan="2" %)Design modules|[[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**Section Editor**>>doc:Manuals.User Manual.Section Editor.WebHome]]
871 871  |Global XY plane|Global XY plane|Global YZ plane
872 872  |(% colspan="2" %)Gravity direction|
873 873  |Global Z direction|Global Y direction|
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875 +(% style="text-align: center;" %)
875 875  Table: The default working plane by FEM-Design Modules
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877 -As the [[(% class="wikiinternallink 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.
878 +As the (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**User-Coordinate system**(%%) defines the working plane, its custom position can be set by the UCS definition tools. The [[image:1584539670431-402.png]] //UCS// command (//View// menu or toolbar) gives different definition ways depending on the applied FEM-Design module.
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879 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image010.png||alt="ucscommand"]]
880 +[[image:1584539676076-347.png]]
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884 884  |UCS definition tools|**Function**|**Note**
885 -|[[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 wikiinternallink" %)**axis**>>path:#_Axis]]|Available only in the 3D modules
886 -|[[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 wikiinternallink" %)**storey**>>path:#_Storey]]|Available only in the 3D modules
887 -|[[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
888 -|[[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
889 -|[[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
890 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image016.png||alt="ucs_gxz"]] Global XZ plane|Sets the working plane in the global XZ plane|Available only in the 3D modules
891 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image017.png||alt="ucs_gyz"]] Global YZ plane|Sets the working plane in the global YZ plane|Available only in the 3D modules
892 -|[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image018.png||alt="ucs_origin"]] Origin|Move the current working plane parallel with its original position into a given point|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
884 +|[[image:1584539692590-925.png]] Axis|Defines vertical working plane by the global Z axis and a selected**// //(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)axis(%%)**|Available only in the 3D modules
885 +|[[image:1584539698043-884.png]] Storey|Defines horizontal working plane in the plane of a selected (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**storey**|Available only in the 3D modules
886 +|[[image:1584539703386-864.png]] 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
887 +|[[image:1584539708560-444.png]] 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
888 +|[[image:1584539714351-179.png]] 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
889 +|[[image:1584539722846-361.png]] Global XZ plane|Sets the working plane in the global XZ plane|Available only in the 3D modules
890 +|[[image:1584539731742-739.png]] Global YZ plane|Sets the working plane in the global YZ plane|Available only in the 3D modules
891 +|[[image:1584539736646-730.png]] Origin|Move the current working plane parallel with its original position into a given point|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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893 +(% style="text-align: center;" %)
894 894  Table: UCS – working plane definition tools (in Design modules)
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897 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image019.png||alt="workingplane_global"]]
897 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
898 +[[image:1584539749274-233.png]]
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899 899  Figure: Working plane set into one of the global coordinate planes
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901 901  
902 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image020.png||alt="workingplane_custom"]]
904 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
905 +[[image:1584539760930-611.png]]
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907 +(% style="text-align: center;" %)
904 904  Figure: Custom-defined working planes
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907 -**[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image021.wmz||alt="MCj04113200000%5b1%5d"]] **It is very important to set correct position (plane) for the structural model. For example, although the default working plane is the Global XY plane in the 3D design modules, place the model of a 2D frame in a vertical (Global Z) plane with the help of a vertical working plane, because the gravity direction is always the Global Z axis direction.
911 +|(% style="width:101px" %)[[image:warning.png]]|(% style="width:1389px" %)It is very important to set correct position (plane) for the structural model. For example, although the default working plane is the Global XY plane in the 3D design modules, place the model of a 2D frame in a vertical (Global Z) plane with the help of a vertical working plane, because the gravity direction is always the Global Z axis direction.
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913 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
914 +[[image:1584539816294-746.png]]
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910 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image022.png||alt="working-structureplane"]]
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913 913  Figure: Correct model (plane) definition of a 2D frame done in the 3D Frame module
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915 -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 wikiinternallink" %)**hole in a** **structural element**>>path:#_Hole]](%%) or a [[**load**>>url:file://officesrv/strushare/Ricsi/new%20features/Holes#_]].
919 +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 wikiinternallink" %)**hole in a** **structural element**(%%) or a **load**.
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917 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image023.png||alt="workingplane_hole"]]
921 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
922 +[[image:1584539840679-262.png]]
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919 919  Figure: Hole definition automatically sets the working plane into the plane of the attached object
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921 921  = Grid Systems =
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