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167 167  
168 168  The commands for defining structural objects can be started from the [[[[image:1584606358359-405.png]] **Tabmenu**>>doc:Manuals.User Manual.Basic concept.WebHome||anchor="HTabmenus"]]. Each command has a **Tool palette** with the customizable element properties (cross-sections, materials, stiffness values etc.) and the definition tools of the element geometry and position (direction).
169 169  
170 -= Properties =
170 += {{id name="Properties"/}}Properties =
171 171  
172 172  //Tool palette// contains all customizable structural properties. The main properties can be set directly in the tool palette and all properties can be set in the dialog opens by clicking on the //Default settings //button. The settings dialog and fields keep the last set property values by element types (beams, columns, plates etc.)
173 173  
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176 176  
177 177  Figure: Setting part of Tool palette
178 178  
179 -= Cross sections =
179 += {{id name="Cross sections"/}}Cross sections =
180 180  
181 181  FEM-Design offers the possibility to add any cross-section type/shape (//Section//) to beams, columns and truss members.
182 182  
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269 269  
270 270  |[[image:warning.png]]|For the time being only above listed composite sections can be selected, there is no choice to create alternative section.
271 271  
272 -= Materials =
272 += {{id name="Materials"/}}Materials =
273 273  
274 274  The //Material// tabpage of the settings dialog contains predefined materials according to the current national standard.
275 275  
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400 400  
401 401  Figure: Material conversion dialog
402 402  
403 -= Information Pop-up =
403 += {{id name="Information Pop-up"/}}Information Pop-up =
404 404  
405 405  Moving the cursor over a structural object, an **//Information pop-up//** appears with its main properties. For example, the pop-up displays the ID, the material, the thickness, the alignment and orthotropic features for //Plates//.
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412 412  
413 413  |(% style="width:97px" %)[[image:light.png]]|(% style="width:1393px" %)Pop-up is enabled by default. To unable it, uncheck the //Display information pop-up// at //Settings > All > Environment > General >View//.
414 414  
415 -= “Properties” Tool =
415 += {{id name="“Properties” Tool"/}}“Properties” Tool =
416 416  
417 417  [[image:1584614046306-822.png]] With the //Properties// tool of a tool palette, the properties of a selected object or objects can be inquired and edited in dialog format (similar to //Default settings//).
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426 426  
427 427  [[image:1584614131051-278.png]]
428 428  
429 -= “Pick properties” and “Copy properties” =
429 += {{id name="“Pick properties” and “Copy properties”"/}}“Pick properties” and “Copy properties” =
430 430  
431 431  With these functions the properties of an object can be copied to others of the same type, or picked to use as default. Both can be found in the //Tools// menu and in the toolbar as well.
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452 452  * Load case of loads will not be copied.
453 453  * Varying shell thickness and surface load value will not be copied.
454 454  
455 -= Numbering =
455 += {{id name="Numbering"/}}Numbering =
456 456  
457 457  Structural elements with an ‘Identifier (. position number)’ will have an automatically or manually assigned position number.
458 458  
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500 500  
501 501  [[image:1584614475497-574.png]]
502 502  
503 -= Display Settings of Structural Elements =
503 += {{id name="Display Settings of Structural Elements"/}}Display Settings of Structural Elements =
504 504  
505 505  The display properties of the structural elements can be set at the //Settings > All… > Display//.
506 506  
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573 573  The default color of an object can be modified independently from their types with the //Color// option of the //Change properties// tool (//Edit > Properties//).
574 574  )))
575 575  
576 -= Color schema =
576 += {{id name="Color schema"/}}Color schema =
577 577  
578 578  This feature lets the users to navigate a model easier, by allowing them to fully customize element colors. These options can be accessed through the //Tools// à //Colors// menu command, or by clicking on their icon ([[image:1584622927900-699.png]] ) in the toolbar.
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611 611  
612 612  |(% style="width:93px" %)[[image:light.png]]|(% style="width:1397px" %)//Pen// (line weight) can use pixels as well as millimeters. A positive number means millimeters, while a negative one will give the line width in pixels. A line weight given in millimeters will remain the same in the documentation. When pen size is given in pixels, the line weight will remain the same on-screen, regardless of zoom level.
613 613  
614 -= Geometry =
614 += {{id name="Geometry"/}}Geometry =
615 615  
616 616  The definition modes and the available shapes of structural elements’ reference line or reference plane depend on:
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933 933  
934 934  Table: Structural Objects and their geometry definition
935 935  
936 -= Hole =
936 += {{id name="Hole"/}}Hole =
937 937  
938 938  [[image:1584706736189-590.png]] Holes, openings and cuttings can be added to reference regions (Plate, Wall and Surface support) with the //Hole// tool. The following geometries can be used for holes:
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962 962  
963 963  Figure: Copying holes in a Wall
964 964  
965 -= Direction =
965 += {{id name="Direction"/}}Direction =
966 966  
967 967  Numerous objects need direction settings for their positioning (bar elements) or their components definition (supports). The next table summarizes the direction possibilities by structural elements.
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1070 1070  
1071 1071  Table: Structural Objects and their direction settings
1072 1072  
1073 -= **Change Direction** =
1073 += {{id name="Change Direction"/}}**Change Direction** =
1074 1074  
1075 1075  Any previously set direction can be modified by the editing commands (//Edit// menu): **Change direction** and **Rotate**.
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1087 1087  
1088 1088  Figure: Rotate modifies the main direction (x’) of the Point support group
1089 1089  
1090 -= Supports and Connections =
1090 += {{id name="Supports and Connections"/}}Supports and Connections =
1091 1091  
1092 1092  This chapter summarizes the possibilities and properties of the available supports and connections.
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1256 1256  * //Line – line connection, Edge connection (3D Plate, Wall), border //and //panel// connection of //Timber panels //and// Profiled panels//
1257 1257  )))
1258 1258  
1259 -= Construction stages =
1259 += {{id name="Construction stages"/}}Construction stages =
1260 1260  
1261 1261  Construction stages are explained on this page: [[Construction stages>>Construction stages (Geometry)]]
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