Steel Drawing Settings

In order to prepare the drawings of the steel elements, you can access the Steel Drawings command from the steel tab create drawings header. Before creating the drawings, by pressing the Settings button, layout settings, scales, fonts, etc. You can access parameters related to steel drawings.

Location of the Steel Drawing Command

You can access it under the Steel tab, Create Drawings heading.

Steel Drawings Dialog

Features and Descriptions

Drawing type

Steel drawing types are listed. The drawing type to be created is selected from the list.

Generate

The drawing type selected from the list is created.

Settings

Opens the steel drawing settings dialog for the steel drawings.

Close

By clicking the button, the steel drawings dialog is closed.

Steel Drawing Settings

General Tab

Specifications - Object Colors

Concrete

The color of the concrete objects in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Steel Column

The color of the steel column objects in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Steel Beam

The color of the steel beam objects in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Secondary Beam

The color of the secondary beams in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Truss

The color of the truss in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Purlin

The color of the purlin in the drawings is chosen. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Brace

The color of the braces in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Plates and bolts

The color of the plates and bolts in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Specifications - Selective Colors

Unselected objects

Color of unselected objects is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Selected objects

The color of the selected objects is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Use single color for selected objects

If the option is selected, single color is used for the selected objects.

Specifications - Table Colors

Table line

The color of the table line in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Table header text

The color of the table header text in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Table text

The color of the table text in the drawings is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Specifications - Scales (Scale 1 / XX)

Element views

The scale value of the element views is entered into the box.

Steel plate views

The scale value of the steel plate views is entered in the box.

Plan drawings

The scale value of the plan drawings is entered in the box.

Axis drawings

The scale value of the axis drawings is entered in the box.

3D drawings

Scale value of 3D drawings is entered in the box.

Specifications - Layout

Background color

The background color of the drawing screen is determined.

Layout border color

The color of the layout border lines is determined.

Paper height

The height of the layout is entered in this box.

Paper width

The width of the layout is entered in this box.

Standard paper sizes

Standard paper sizes are listed. The paper size can be selected from the list, as well as the paper dimensions can be determined by entering the width and height values.

Vertical/Horizontal use

It is determined whether the paper will be used horizontally or vertically.

Texts Tab

Specifications - Labels

Text height

The text height of the labels is entered.

Mark type

The mark type of the label is selected.

Arrow type

Type of label arrow is selected.

Text color

You can choose the color of the label text from the color palette that appears on the screen when you click. If clicked together with the Shift key, the pen thickness of the relevant color can be adjusted. The pen thickness value entered here is only used in inkjet printers.

Line color

Sets the color of the tag lines. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Make

The font of the label texts is selected.

Specifications - Dimensions

Text height

Size font height is entered.

Marker height

The height of the dimension markers is entered.

Text color

You can choose the color of the label text from the color palette that appears on the screen when you click. If clicked together with the Shift key, the pen thickness of the relevant color can be adjusted. The pen thickness value entered here is only used in inkjet printers.

Line color

Sets the color of the tag lines. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Make

The font of the label texts is selected.

Specifications - View name

Height

The height of the view name is entered.

Color

Sets the color of the view name. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Make

The font of the label texts is selected.

Specifications - Axises

Circle radius

The axis circle radius value is entered.

Text height

Text height of the axis is entered.

Automatic text height calculation

When the option is checked, text heights are determined automatically according to the circle radius.

Line color

Adjusts the color of the axis lines. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Text color

You can choose the color of the axis texts from the color palette that appears on the screen when you click. If clicked together with the Shift key, the pen thickness of the relevant color can be adjusted. The pen thickness value entered here is only used in inkjet printers.

Line type

Line type of axis lines is selected. Clicking the down arrow buttons to the right of the boxes opens the list of line types. From this list, the desired line type is selected by clicking with the left mouse button.

Font

The font of the label texts is selected.

Views Tab

Specifications

Specifications

Front view

In single and assembly drawings, front views are set in this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If Open option is selected, front views are drawn in the drawings. Front views are not drawn in the drawings if the Closed option is selected. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether to draw the front views based on the geometry of the elements and the layout. The name of the front views to be displayed in the drawings is written in the box in the view name column.

Top view

The setting of the top views in single and assembly drawings is done from this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the Open option is selected, top views are drawn in the drawings. If the Closed option is selected, top views are not drawn in the drawings. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether the upper views should be drawn based on the geometry of the elements and the layout. The name of the top views to be displayed in the drawings is written in the box in the view name column.

Back view

The setting of the back views in single and assembly drawings is done from this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the Open option is selected, the back views are drawn in the drawings. If the Closed option is selected, back views are not drawn in the drawings. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether to draw the back views based on the geometry of the elements and the layout. The name of the back views to appear in the drawings is written in the box in the view name column.

Bottom view

Setting of the sub views in single and assembly drawings is done from this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the Open option is selected, bottom views are drawn in the drawings. Bottom views are not drawn in the drawings if the Closed option is selected. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether the bottom views should be drawn based on the geometry of the elements and the layout. The name of the bottom views to be displayed in the drawings is written in the box in the view name column.

Section views

The setting of section views in single and assembly drawings is made from this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the Open option is selected, section views are drawn in the drawings. If the Closed option is selected, section views are not drawn in the drawings. If the automatic option is selected, the program decides whether to draw the section views based on the geometry of the elements and the layout.

End views

The setting of the end views in single and assembly drawings is done in this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the Open option is selected, the end views are drawn in the drawings. End views are not drawn in the drawings if the Closed option is selected. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether or not to draw end views based on the geometry of the elements and the layout. This decision; to create a side view if there is a detail on the element and not to create a end view if there is no detail.

3D view

Adjustment of 3D views in single and assembly drawings is done from this line. The appropriate one among the Open, Closed and Automatic options located under the single and assembly columns is selected. If the On option is selected, 3D views are drawn in the drawings. If the Off option is selected, 3D views are not drawn in the drawings. If the Automatic option is selected, the program decides whether to draw the 3D views based on the geometry of the elements and the layout.

Rotation on X axis

The rotation angle value of the 3D element image around the X axis is entered in this line.

Rotationon Y axis

The rotation angle value of the 3D element image around the Y axis is entered in this line.

Section depth

While creating the steel drawings, the section depth value to be taken as basis is entered.

Apply shortening

In long element drawings, non-detail sections are shown shorter by applying a shortened representation. This way the drawings can take up less space.

Side remaining part length

It determines the length of the part shown in detail.

Distance between parts

Determines the distance between parts in the section where abbreviated representation is applied.

Show bolts on isometric view

Bolt holes are also shown in isometric view.

Show bolts on isometric view

When marked, it draws the bolt hole gaps in the steel drawings as hatched.

Add length text on plan and axis drawing labels

The lengths of the elements on the plan and axis are also written.

Add entity ID on plan and axis drawing labels

The names of the objects are also written on the plan and axis.

Add profile text on plan and axis drawing labels

The names of the profiles are also written on the plan and axis.

Show bolt lengths on assembly drawings

Bolt lengths are also shown in the assembly drawings.

Use bolt hole centers on assemly dimensionin

When marked; While dimensioning in assembly drawings, the measurement reference point is taken as the middle of the bolt holes.

Extend dimension lines

When marked, the dimension line is extended to the reference point while dimensioning the steel drawings.

Add grid location tables on assembly drawings

It adds the axis and position information where the assembly element will be placed in the plan to the block in the assembly drawings.

Add distribution tables on single part drawings

In single part drawings, it adds the assembly part information and the number of each part to the tables.

 Story Levels Tab

Specifications - Story names

Story names

It is the options that show how the story names will be displayed in section or view.

Left

Writes the story names to the left of the section or view plane.

Right

Writes the story names to the right of the section or view plane.

Write story elevations

On the floor lines, it shows the floor heights in parallel with the number of floors and their total value

Add markers

Adds jeans mark above fold lines.

Text height

Story names are the text height of their writing. The larger the value, the larger the text size.

Text color

Story names are the text color of their writing. A color is selected from the color palette that is opened by clicking the color box.

Line color

It is the linetype of the line that shows the story alignments. An appropriate type is selected from the line type list.

Font

Story names are the fonts of their text.

Specifications - Story level lines

Story level lines

These are the options that regulate the story level lines. Determine how the story lines are to be displayed in appearance by marking the regions given in the figure.

Placement

Story level lines are shown visually, depending on the selection. Make your selection by clicking the left mouse button.

Length

It determines how long story level lines will be drawn out of the section or view plane.

Line color

It is the color of story level lines. A color is selected from the color palette that is opened by clicking the color box.

Line type

It is the line type of story level lines. An appropriate type is selected from the line type list.

Annotations Tab

Specifications

Select an annotation from the list

You can choose the ready-made annotations in the list for your steel drawing paper.

Preview

There is a preview of the annotation selected from the list.

Annotation width

Annotation width is determined.

Layout number

The layout number is determined.

Create new

The new annotation is created.

Edit

Selected annotation is edited.

Delete

Annotation is deleted.

Don’t add annotation block to the layout

If it is checked, annotation will not be added to the layouts.

Axis Drawings Tab

Features and Descriptions

Select

The axis to be included in the drawing is selected.

Axis

Indicates the name of the axis.

Negative depth

Negative depth distance is specified in the axis drawing.

Positive depth

 

Positive depth distance is specified in the axis drawing.

Plan Drawings Tab

Specifications

Select

Indicates the plan elevation to be included in the drawing.

Elevation

The elevation of the plan drawing is determined.

Negative depth

The negative depth in the plan drawing is determined.

Positive depth

The positive depth in the plan drawing is determined.

Add

A new plan drawing is added.

Remove

The plan drawing is deleted.


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