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D. Creating a design (physical) member

  1. Select the Des. Layer | Members mode.
  2. Select the Elements Cursor tool (default selection tool).
  3. Select the constituent element(s) that will combine to form a design (physical) member
    Tip: Hold the <Ctrl> key to select a number of elements.
    Note: Refer to D. Rules for Forming Members for element rules when forming a physical member.
    Note: An analytical beam segment can only be part of one design member definition.
  4. Select either:

    Members > Form Member

    or

    The Form Member tool.

Information on Design Members can be selected using the Members Cursor. Details of design members can be seen in the Members Table.