AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

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Creating a workframe model with lines

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02-22-2014 06:35 PM

I have a heavy background in AutoCAd and need to model a fairly complex (non-orthogonal) steel frame using ASD. I would prefer to draw the frame in ASD using lines and then create the workframe around this. Is this possible?


Alternatively, can i draft the stick diagram of the frame in AutoCAD and then import into ASD?

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Re: Creating a workframe model with lines

02-23-2014 02:59 PM in reply to: emmar0001

Yes you can insert the members via: Insert by 2 points / Insert by line / Insert by point




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Re: Creating a workframe model with lines

02-28-2014 05:09 AM in reply to: CianG

A workframe isn't required, its just a tool to make things a bit easier

Draw framework with lines and just delete them afterwords 

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