M. To align a member to a reference point
To orient a member to an existing node or arbitrary point, use the following procedure.
- Select one or more members in the view window.
Specification ribbon tab, select the
tool in the
The Referene Point dialog opens.
Select the type of point to use as a reference for orientation:
To orient by… Select the following… an arbitrary point in space select the Point option and define the coordinates with respect to the model origin a vector from the member start node select the Vector option and then define the second point of the vector coordinates with respect to the member start node a node in the model select the Node option and then select the node number from the drop-down list
- Select the To Selection option.
- Click OK.