STAAD.Pro Help

I. To export structure date to AutoPipe

To export support frame data to a .NTL file for use in AutoPipe, use the following procedure.

A piping engineer who needs to consider the steelwork as their structural supports may need to import the STAAD.Pro model into AutoPipe. A macro called ToAutoPipePub.vbs is available in STAAD.Pro is used to facilitate this.
  1. On the Utilities ribbon tab, select the User Tools Export Model to AutoPipe tool in the Developer group.

    The Export STAAD Model to AutoPipe dialog opens.
  2. Type a file path and file name for the AutoPipe Model file (file extension .ntl ) to which you want to export the STAAD.Pro support frame data.
    Tip: Click […] to open a Windows Save As dialog.
  3. Click OK.