Joist2D

Joist2D

Win32 and 64, English

SoftDraft, LLC
Save time and money drawing 2D K-Series Steel Bar Joists in the plan, elevation or section views in seconds, not the usual 10 or 15 minutes for 2D.

General Usage Instructions

Execute the Joist2D command from the Ribbon icon or the command line to display the dialogue.

From within the dialog, the user selects bar joist type, chord extensions, bearing distance, elevation or section view, end options left/right/both, and joist depth.

After selecting OK, the user selects the bearing point for 2D elevation view, then the joist is created and the user selects the rotation angle for the joist.

Placing a joist in section allows the user to specify the number of joists and spacing in an array.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

JOIST2D

Displays the Joist2D dialog user interface. From within the dialog, the user selects bar joist type, chord extensions, bearing distance, elevation or section view, end options left/right/both, and joist depth. After selecting OK, the user selects the bearing point for 2D elevation view, then the joist is created and the user selects the rotation angle for the joist. Placing a joist in section allows the user to specify the number of joists and spacing in an array.

Installation/Uninstallation

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 7/8/8.1/10) 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 "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 in an email, instead of entering it with the keyboard, then send it to support@softdraft.com 
 
Please include the name the app was purchased under and 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.

Known Issues

Not for use with Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® Versions.

Contact

Company Name: SoftDraft, LLC
Support Contact: support@softdraft.com

Author/Company Information

SoftDraft, LLC

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

9.0.0

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