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7 {{id name="SPEED UP"/}}
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9 In FEM-Design 19 Documentation module is improved a lot. New functionalities and objects are implemented to speed up the process of documenting the project.
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13 = Speed up =
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15 The speed of the documentation module is drastically increased. Entering and exiting to the documentation module and navigation between the pages is sped up by **10 - 100 times**, depending on the results displayed in the different views.
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19 = New functionalities =
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21 == {{id name="Navigation panel is synchronized to current page"/}}Navigation panel is synchronized to the current page ==
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23 The items belonging to the actual page got a grey background in the navigation panel.
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25 Whenever any page is displayed, all the items in that page are automatically highlighted in the navigation panel.
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27 [[image:1579172330666-201.png]]
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29 == {{id name="New ways to modify item properties"/}} ==
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31 == New ways to modify item properties ==
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33 There are two new ways to modify the properties of documentation items:
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35 * double clicking the item on the current page
36 * ALT+ double click the item in the navigation panel
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38 == {{id name="Copy window settings"/}} ==
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40 == Copy window settings ==
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42 //Copy windows settings// provide an easy way to copy many types of properties (see the picture below) of one window to other window(s) in a fast and easy way.
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44 [[image:1579178626730-963.png]]
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47 Step 1: Highlight the graphical window to copy its settings
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49 Step 2: Right click, then select //Copy window settings//
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52 [[image:1579182052687-833.png]]
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55 Step 3: Select the windows to modify their properties
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57 Step 4: Right click on any of them, then select //Apply window properties//
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59 Step 5: Select in the properties to be copied, then click OK.
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62 [[image:1579182390639-664.png]]
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65 [[image:1574426039254-568.png||height="348" width="887"]]
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67 == {{id name="Simple way to add pictures and texts"/}} ==
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70 == Simple way to add pictures and texts ==
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72 FEM-Design 19 provides direct copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) of pictures and text even from the web to the documentation module.
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75 [[image:1579183473587-364.png]]
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77 == {{id name="More convenient printing to PDF"/}} ==
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80 == More convenient printing to PDF ==
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82 Even if a document contains sections with different paper size/orientation/margin, it still will be printed into one pdf file with correct settings.
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89 = New or improved objects =
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91 == {{id name="Document – new option"/}}Document – new option ==
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93 User can set the vertical space between items in the Document dialog for better organization. The following picture shows an example of how the //Vertical spacing between items// affects the documentation.
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95 [[image:1574425794424-165.png||height="455" width="831"]]
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98 == {{id name="Logo"/}}Logo ==
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100 Logo, the new drawing object can be added to the title block to display the company logo. It can be created and modified by launching Draw/Logo command.
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102 [[image:1574426132857-264.png]]
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104 User has to specify the file path to the required image, then they can place it anywhere on the page. Finally, a new title block has to be registered that contains the new logo, too.
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106 == {{id name="New line"/}} ==
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109 == New line ==
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111 In FEM-Design 19 the items inserted in a page are arranges next to each other, in order to save some space. To avoid this, User can insert //New line//s between the items.
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113 [[image:1574426168935-510.png]]
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118 Some objects, like //tables// and //text boxes,// can have more parts, but they are only placed next to another object, if they fit there in one part.
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123 Some objects, like //graphical window//s, //draw box//es, //text box//es and //images// can be aligned in different ways but they are only placed next to another object, if they are left aligned.
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126 == {{id name="Table – new options"/}} ==
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129 == Table – new options ==
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131 There are new ways to assign objects to tables: At //List objects…// beside All/Current selection and User defined filters, now axes and storeys can be assigned to the tables. This way table will contain data only for objects that belong to the assigned storey or axis.
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133 [[image:1574426281664-901.png]]
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135 == {{id name="Text box – new options and renewed dialog"/}}Text box – new options and renewed dialog ==
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138 [[image:1574426304669-426.png]]
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140 To make easier the identification of a text box in the navigation panel, a title can be added to it. It also can be displayed in the document by checking //Display title //option.
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142 Similarly to tables, //Fit width to content// option is available for text boxes, too. If it is checked, the width will be set according to the longest line in the text.
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144 [[image:1575037137259-556.png||height="367" width="685"]]
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149 = Wizard =
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151 New documentation wizard provide a possibility to generate a set of graphical windows and tables by a few clicks.
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153 [[image:1574426426717-345.png]]
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155 Three types of wizard dialogs are available for
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158 * structural data
159 * load data
160 * results
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162 == Structural data wizard ==
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164 There are two ways to launch it:
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166 Way 1: Highlight an existing Structure graphical window (later called Template), press Wizard, then select //Use highlighted graphical window as template //from the menu.
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168 Way 2: Highlight any other type of documentation item, press Wizard, then select //Structure// from the menu
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170 [[image:1579170313831-699.png]]
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172 The wizard dialog consists of 4 main parts, which contain the following data:
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174 * Structure parts: Whole structure, storeys, axes and user defined filters.
175 * Graphical windows tab: Object types and views
176 * Table tab: Tables of structural input data
177 * List: Graphical windows and tables already selected by the user
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180 [[image:1579170549522-688.png]]
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183 Step 1: Select at least one structure part
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185 Step 2: Select graphical windows [optional]
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187 * select object type(s) to display
188 * set view in one of the following ways
189 ** Automatically (if Template window was selected, its view is used, otherwise the default view)
190 ** Manually in a dialog
191 [[image:1579170506496-516.png]]
192 ** Predefined view from the list
193 * Press //Select// button -> A set of graphical windows are added to the List
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195 Step 3: Select tables [optional]
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197 [[image:1579170583937-830.png]]
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199 * Highlight required tables
200 ** Highlight required tables
201 ** Press //Select// button -> A set of tables are added to the List
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203 Step 4:  Press //Apply //button, if there is at least one item in the List ->
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205 All graphical windows and tables in the List are added to the documentation.
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207 [[image:1579171012624-539.png]]
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212 == Load data wizard ==
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214 There are two ways to launch it:
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216 Way 1: Highlight an existing Load graphical window (later called Template), press Wizard, then select //Use highlighted graphical window as a template //from the menu.
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218 Way 2: Highlight any other type of documentation item, press Wizard, then select //Load// from the menu
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220 [[image:1579170009735-663.png]]
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222 It works in exactly the same way as Structure input wizard, but instead of object types, load cases have to be selected.
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227 == Result data wizard ==
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229 It works in a similar way as Structure input wizard, but instead of object types, results have to be selected.
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231 Further difference is that view setting dialog is available by pressing //Set view… //button.
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233 [[image:1579169905112-970.png]]
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237 Multiple selection is possible in load case/combination/shape list.
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242 If a “parent” result types have more “subresult”, like //Bar internal forces// have N, Ty, Tz, Mt, My, Mz, and all “subresults” have the same display options, the parent result can be highlighted, and all subresults will be generated.
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