AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

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GARTHLEECE5233
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Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Working in Canadian Metric in ASD

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06-03-2009 01:14 PM
I have just installed the ASD application, and all seems well. One problem, I live in Canada.

We use the metric system, and we build with CISC beams (i.e. W 150x22 instead of W 6x15). My issue is this: When I open a new project with the RBCS-044.dwt template, I can work in metric, but my beam libraries are all the European beams...not what I need. Then, when I use the RBCS-001.dwt template, I have access to the CISC libraries, but when I draw a line 3000 long, it draws it 3000 inches, not milimeters. regardless of how I seem to set my units.

I need to know how to open, or build, a metric template that gives me access to the CISC steel library, and draws and dimensions in milimeters.

If anyone knows how to do this, I sure could use the help.

Thanks in advance.
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abbakeer
Posts: 40
Registered: ‎11-09-2008
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Re: Working in Canadian Metric in ASD

06-08-2009 10:38 PM in reply to: GARTHLEECE5233
Also please help to solve this one

FATAL ERROR: Unhandled Access Violation Reading 0xfffd Exception at 771248a4h

Thanks
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abbakeer
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Registered: ‎11-09-2008
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Re: Working in Canadian Metric in ASD

06-08-2009 10:40 PM in reply to: GARTHLEECE5233
Sorry I post (the FATAL ERROR) in wrong place
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mariepl
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Registered: ‎06-29-2006
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Re: Working in Canadian Metric in ASD

08-28-2009 06:11 AM in reply to: GARTHLEECE5233
Click on the Settings button, and choose List of profiles.. You can then add profiles from CISC
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