STAAD.Pro Help

M. To Add a Column

To add a single column, use the following steps.

  1. In a plan workspace, select Column >  Create Column.
  2. Click the nearest slab corner or edge where you want to place a column. The nearest slab corner is highlighted with a red circle. The Column Details dialog opens.
  3. Type column details:
    1. (Optional) Type a custom Mark
      Note: This must be unique to the plan.
    2. Type a face Size (square column).

      All initial column sizes are assumed to be square. Columns can later be resized manually or designed.

    3. (Optional) Type an X Offset Y Offset The coordinates of the column are displayed for reference.
    4. (Optional) Type an Angle Distance
  4. Click OK. The column is drawn in dark blue on the graphical view.
  5. Repeat Steps 2 through 4 to continue placing columns.