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OS. Macro Tutorial

This tutorial will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a practical macro used to generate a parametric 2D frame with supports.

The assumptions behind this parametric frame are:
  • 2D frame lies in the XY plane at Z = 0 (with first support node at the origin)
  • All bays are of equal width and height
  • The user specifies the units of length before running the macro
  • All supports have the same type and all nodes at Y = 0 are supports

Most of these assumptions could be either validated for altered with some changes or additions to the macro presented in this tutorial.