Settings

To display Settings click on Settings in the Navigation Window.

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Settings can be divided into the following groups:

Unit System

Model Unit system is applied to the conversion units in the check calculations. It is used in the following predefined standards: API RP 2A LRFD and WSD, AISC89, DIN15018, FEM 1.001, Eurocode 3 Fatigue, Eurocode3 Members Checks, Norsok N004 and ISO 19902.

Display Unit system is used to display plots/tables and data in the report.

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Click Settings - Unit System in the Navigation Window to display the table with current unit system settings.

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Usage of the unit system: In ISO 19902 standard tubes should meet the following requirements: thickness ≥6mm and Yield > 500 MPa:

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Legend Settings

Legend Settings define a legend style for different results categories using the following parameters: Mode, Min/Max, Number of Levels and Legend Format.

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To display Legend Settings click Settings in the Navigation Window.

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  • Mode - represents how the legend is displayed;
  • Min/Max - allows to set bottom and top values to be shown on the plot legend (can be set all types of the Mode except Automatic and User Defined modes);
  • Number of Levels - represent number of levels that are displayed on the plot legend.

It is possible to modify settings in the table one by one or edit few at once by using Set to Selected group.

Legend settings can be saved to the library and used in another projects by pressing . Press to load from the library.

Press Set as Default and current legend settings will be stored as default.

Press Restore from Default to load your default settings.

Press Reset to load program initial default settings.

Number Formats

Number Formats defines a display style of numbers in the tables for different results categories.

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To display Legend Settings click Settings in the Navigation Window.

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It is possible to modify settings in the table one by one or edit few at once by using Number Format group.

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Number Formats can be saved to the library and used in another projects by pressing . Press to load from the library.

Press Set as Default and current number format settings will be stored as default.

Press Restore from Default to load your default settings.

Press Reset to load program initial default settings.

Number Format for Checks

It is possible to edit number formats settings and modify the parameter category:

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Edit Library

The commands from this menu allow removing/importing items for Standards/Legend Settings/Number Formats/Wind Profiles libraries.

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For all 4 libraries, the following dialog is shown. It contains a list of stored items and the description table:

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Press to remove selected items.

To import items from database file press Import. Press Browse to select the *.db file, check items in the list to import:

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