M. To Specify Member Releases
To change member end release details for the 3D frame, use the following steps.
The Member Release dialog opens.
- (Optional) Select the level from the drop-down list of level numbers in the tool bar.
Right-click on a beam and select Release Details- mark
from the pop-up menu.
Tip: The Member Release dialog contains some tools to select and make release changes to multiple members, such as all primary or secondary beams or all beams along a column line. These tools allow you to select the levels to which you want to apply these release specifications as well.
The Beam Release Information dialog opens.
- Check the boxes for each degree of freedom to release at either end of the member and type a percent release value for each release direction.
- Click OK.
- Repeat Steps 2 through 6 for each member you want to edit release specifications.
- Click the X in the top,right-hand corner of the Member Release dialog when you are finished making changes to the member releases. The Beam Release Details table updates with the changes.