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D. Mode menu

This menu contains the following commands:

The menu is available in the modes:

  • Design Layer
  • Member Design
  • Slab Design
  • Earthquake
Menu item What it does
Design Layer Switches the operating mode of Concrete Design to the Design Layer mode and page layout to the Job Information Page.
Member Design This switches the operating mode of Concrete Design to the Concrete Member mode.

There must be at least one Member Design Group defined to enter this mode.  If the current design group is a Member Group, the mode is entered with this group.  If the current design group is a Slab Group, then the mode is entered with the first Member Design Group.

The page layout is determined by the  design code associated with the current design group.

Slab Design This switches the operating mode of Concrete Design to the Concrete Slab mode.  

There must be at least one Slab Design Group defined to enter this mode.  If the current design group is a Slab Group, the mode is entered with this group.  If the current design group is a Member Group, then the mode is entered with the first Slab Design Group.

The page layout is determined by the  design code associated with the current design group.

Earthquake This switches the operating mode of Concrete Design to the Earthquake mode.  

In this mode, the junctions of all the beams and columns designed with the Concrete Design can be checked to one of a number of design codes.

Page Control Toggles the Page Control menu on the left hand side of Concrete Design.