AutoCAD Structural Detailing General

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Making slight changes to connections

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10-18-2010 01:07 AM



Something I've encountered while working with ASD is that you cannot make slight modifications to a connection without it defaulting back to how it was. For example, there is not option to give a plate a horizontal offset in a connection, so when I go and manually move a plate after placing the connection it will move and look fine, until I either update or modify the connection.


I understand why it does this, but our South African standards aren't fully catered for in ASD, so then the easiest workaround is to create a connection and then modify it to suite our standards.

Does anyone perhaps know if there's a way to explode a connection so that these minor changes will be possible?



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Re: Making slight changes to connections

02-08-2011 08:16 PM in reply to: danielledew

You can try to save the connection after you make the changes then It shouldn't default back

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