JTB Steel Trial

JTB Steel Trial

Win32 and 64, English

JTB World Inc.
JTB Steel is an Add-in running inside Autodesk® AutoCAD®, adding powerful command features to help you draw simple and complex steelwork frames and details efficiently.

General Usage Instructions

Once installed, you will have JTB Steel ribbon on Plug-ins/Add-ins tab. 

You can call command by clicking to the ribbon or enter command's name at AutoCAD command line. 

See the help documentation for further usage instructions.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Match JTB Steel object's section property.

ED (JEdit)

This is an enhanced edit command. You can select object of various type to edit, including JTB Steel Section or Frame, AutoCAD text, attribute or dimension text.

JSC (JSteelChange)

Quickly change visibilities of multiple Steel Frames all at once.


Explode inserted blocks to lines and texts without affect colors, layers and linetypes. Attributes will be converted to texts.

UP (JUpdate)

Adjust text alignment on Steel Frames. Update annotation height of Steel Frames, break lines and AutoCAD dimensions to current dimension style. Update attribute fields. Update linetype scale settings (at Draw Options) of Steel Frames.

JS (JSteel)

Open JTB Steel Draw Palette window.


Draw break line. Break line is dynamic block which can change its visibility easily through properties panel.

JST (JSteelTools)

Open JTB Steel Tool Palette window.


Move selected objects a specified distance from base line (or curve) to the base's offset direction.


The installer is a custom installer compiled by JTB World. You may need to restart Autodesk AutoCAD before being able to run the app.

To uninstall this app, uninstall as you would uninstall any other app/application/program from your system.

On Windows 10 Version 1703 or later press Windows+I on the keyboard to access Settings or click the lower-left Start button on the desktop to expand Start Menu, and then select Settings in it. Click on Apps. 

On Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 (older than Version 1703) click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features or Control Panel > Add.

Additional Information

You can use only JTB Steel with certain limitations in trial mode.

Known Issues

In Win32, when no VBA installed, Draw and Tool palette are shown as model dialog windows. 

In Window 64-bit, this 32-bit software can run slower. While any model dialog is active, please don't click to AutoCAD screen. Minimize all other application windows is also recommended.


Company Name: JTB World Inc.
Support Contact: info@jtbworld.com

Author/Company Information

JTB World Inc.

Support Information

For support visit our Contact page.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Upgraded to License 4.3


Added support for AutoCAD 2021 Fixed display scaling issue


Added support for AutoCAD 2020 Updated installer


Add support for AutoCAD 2019 Add Australian member schedule files. Enhance the section list to show member schedule. Resolve button error in Windows 10 update.


Added support for AutoCAD 2018. Option to change color of hollow section's inner line


Fix US Metric ST section: flange slope column missing. Add Japanese, Russia and Taiwan CNS sections


Fixed some spelling errors (no version number change)


Fixed an issue related to Windows XP.


Added support for all Windows Region and Language settings.


Added support for AutoCAD 2016.


First release.

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