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D. Design Layer toolbar

Job Information Page

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Envelopes Page

Selecting this icon Result Has the same effect as choosing

Current Load Case

Sets the selected load case as current.  

Define Envelope

Opens the Define Envelope dialog.  

Envelopes Table

Opens the Envelopes table.  

Members Page

Selecting this icon Result Has the same effect as choosing
Select Element Cursor   Select > Elements

Select Member Cursor

  Select > Members

Form Member

  Members > Form Member
AutoForm Member   Member > Auto Form Members
Members Table Opens the Members table. Members > Members Table
Node Label Displays the node numbers in the active View window. Node Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Element Label Displays the element numbers in the active View window. Element Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Member Label Displays the physical member numbers in the active View window. Member Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Reference Label Displays the physical member reference numbers in the active View window. Properties: References option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Property Name Label Displays the physical member section properties in the active View window. Properties: Sections option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.

Slabs Page

Selecting this icon Result Has the same effect as choosing
Select Plates Cursor Sets the selected load case as current. Select > Plates
Select Slabs Cursor Opens the Define Envelope dialog. Select >Slabs

Form Slab

  Slabs > Form Slab
Slabs Label Displays the plate numbers in the active View window. Slab Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Plates Label Displays the slab numbers in the active View window. Plate Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Reference Label Displays the slab reference numbers in the active View window. Properties: References option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Property Name Label Displays the slab section properties in the active View window. Properties: Sections option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.

Groups/Briefs Page

Selecting this icon Result Has the same effect as choosing
Select Element Cursor   Select > Elements

Select Member Cursor

  Select > Members
Select Slabs Cursor Opens the Define Envelope dialog. Select >Slabs
Current Design Group and Member    
New Design Group Opens the New Design Group dialog. Groups > New Design Group
Members Table Opens the Members table. Members > Members Table
Member Label Displays the physical member numbers in the active View window. Member Numbers option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.
Group Label Displays the group number to which a physical member is assigned in the active View window. Design Group option on the Labels tab of the Diagrams dialog.