Beam ends can be
colored to easily identify the start and end joints of a beam. By default, the
start (i) joint is colored green and the end (j) joint is colored blue.
Diagrams dialog opens.
Right-click anywhere in the View area and select
from the pop-up menu.
Beam Ends option in the
Alternatively, you can press
to toggle the beam end colors.
The beam ends are
colored for the entire structure.
The file US.1. Plane Frame with Steel Design.STD is used to demonstrate this feature.
Alternatively, you can hover your mouse over any beam
momentarily and the beam ends for that member are displayed using the same