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P. To draw a plan

To create a plan drawing of members, use the following procedure.

  1. Either:

    right-click on a horizontal member and then select Draw Plan @Y = elevation from the pop-up menu


    In the Drawing List tab, select Plan from the Type drop-down list

    If you used the right-click pop-up menu, the Drawing Settings dialog opens.
  2. Select the Scale for your drawing from the drop-down list.
  3. Select either Full Sections or Part Sections from the Draw As drop-down list. This will control the extents of how members are drawn.
  4. If you are using the Drawing List tab, then select the Location to use from the drop-down list. If you used the right-click pop-up menu, then the grid line of that member is automatically used.
  5. Either:

    click Draw to generate the drawing


    click Add to Drawing List to add this drawing to the Drawing List tab

If you selected to add this drawing to the drawing list, then click the Draw tool below the list on the Drawing List tab to generate all of your drawings.