TR.19.11 Using Reference Table Files
The User-Provided Steel Tables may be created and maintained as separate files. The same files may be used for all models using sections from these tables. These files should reside in the same directory where the input file is located.
START USER TABLE TABLE 1 TFILE1 TABLE 2 TFILE2 END
Where TFILE1 and TFILE2 are names of files which must be created prior to running STAAD, and where the file TFILE1 contains the following:
On each file the first table should contain a UNITS command.