SoftDraft Steel3D DINWin32 and 64, English
General Usage Instructions
Great for creating 3D models of steel construction for contract documents or presentations.
Steel3D-DIN consists of various shapes which include square & rectangular tubing, single angles, W type shapes, channels, and pipes.
These shapes are constructed in a 3D solid form. You can choose where to place your shapes from “Center”, “Top Center”, then “Top Right”, down to “Bottom Left”, “Bottom Center” and “Bottom Right”.
In connection with this, you can rotate the shape placement in degree increments after placing the shapes.
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Opens the Main Steel3D Dialog interface for user input and Steel Shape placement. There are two options from placing 3D Steel Shapes. 1. Place shape in the vertical position by selecting the placement point and the height. 2. Create some lines in the 3D model space for the steel shapes to be extruded along. Click the Steel3D icon to display the main dialog. Select Shape Type from the "Type:" list which displays the available shapes for that type. Select the required size from the "Sizes:" list. Select "Complex" toggle if you want the shape to have radius corners on the web. If "Complex" is not selected then the shape will not have radius corners on the web. If you have created some lines for the shapes to be extruded along then click the toggle on for "Select Lines for Extrusion" Next select the "Placement" option from the pull-down list. Select "OK" the dialog closes and you are now ready to place a shape. Select multiple lines for extrusion or the placement point for the shape.
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