STAAD.Pro Help

M. To switch on labels for nodes, beams, plates, etc.

Labels are a way of identifying the entities we have drawn on the screen.

  1. Either:

    Select the Labels tool


    Right-click anywhere in the View area and select Labels from the pop-up menu.

    The Diagrams dialog opens.
  2. Select the Labels tab and then select the options for the appropriate labels (examples shown in the following figure).

    US.1. Plane Frame with Steel Design.std with the beam and node labels displayed

  3. Click OK to update the View window and close the dialog.
  4. To change the font of the node/beam labels, select View > Options.
    1. Select the File ribbon tab. The STAAD.Pro Backstage view opens.
    2. On the Settings tab, select Display Options.

      The Options dialog opens.

    3. Select the appropriate tab (Node Labels / Beam labels) and then click Font to make the desired changes.
    4. Click OK to close the Font dialog.
    5. Click OK to close the Options dialog.