SoftDraft Structural Steel3KS 2D

SoftDraft Structural Steel3KS 2D

Win32 and 64, English

SoftDraft, LLC
SoftDraft Structural Steel3K™ 2D includes all the Structural Steel Shapes listed in the AISC, MAISC, CISC, European DIN, Chinese, South African, Australian AUS, UK, and Japanese JIS Steel Manuals.

General Usage Instructions

Please refer to the detailed instructions in the PDF User Manual included in the downloaded application.

Also, refer to the Steel2K Video Tutorial on our website:



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Main Structural Shapes dialog. Select shape type, size, view, section, plan, elevation, single line, or 3D. Press OK, shape attached to cursor (section view) for placement and rotation.


Allows the user to select a shape then adds the name of the steel shape in a text attribute.


Allows the user to cope the top or bottom flange of a steel shape shown in elevation view.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

You have 15 days to activate the software. When running in non-activated mode this dialog will only appear once the first time the program is executed in a new or existing drawing which indicates the number of Days Remaining before the program stops. Until you are ready to activate the software, you can run the software in the Non-Activated mode before it expires. 

To activate the software, when you open a new or existing drawing and a dialog appears prompting you to press the "OK" button to Activate Now. This takes you to the SoftDraft Activation dialog showing your License Code and an edit box for you to enter the License Key. 

To receive your License Key, click on the License Code edit box, then copy the License Code. To avoid mistakes, we suggest that you copy it from this dialog and paste it into an email, instead of entering it with the keyboard, then send it to Please include the name the app was purchased under and the company name.

After we receive the email we will send the License Key back, usually within 24 hours, for you to enter into the dialog. Copy the License Key from the email into the License Key edit box area of the Activation dialog, then click "OK" to close the dialog.

An alert will show the License Key was accepted or an incorrect Key was entered. If you receive the "Incorrect License Key" alert, please notify tech support in an email to


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Support Information

SoftDraft Software Support Policy


The purchase price of a new SoftDraft Software product includes:

Free technical support during the course of the Subscription. 

Each computer requires a separate Product license to be purchased for that computer.

The SoftDraft Software Subscription includes upgrades when available.

All updates/upgrades are electronically downloadable.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


New version with several Steel Shape Imperial and Metric databases. Added Label option for Plan and Elevation Views


New version with several Steel Shape Imperial and Metric databases.
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