D. To specify steel design commands
To specify the code checking or design commands to be used for the steel design operation, use the following procedure.
- On the Steel Design - Whole Structure dialog, click Commands. The Design Commands dialog opens. The tabs (if any) available in this dialog are dependant on the current design code selection. Not all commands are available for every design code.
To perform a design action, select one of the following options
(as they are available for the code selection):
To… Select… check the capacity of the current member sizes the CHECK CODE tab select a member size based on the last analysis results the SELECT tab select a member size based on iterating the analysis for updated member sizes the SELECT OPTIMIZED tab
- Click Add.
- Click Close.
- Assign the design commands to the appropriate members.