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M. To insert a node in multiple members

Used to insert nodes in an existing member(s). The member is split into the corresponding number of segments with automatic generation of node numbers, member numbers, member properties, and loads.

  1. Select two or more beam elements.
  2. On the Geometry ribbon tab, select the Insert Node tool in the Beam group.

    The Insert Node/Nodes dialog opens.
  3. Either:

    Select the New point by distance option and then type a Distance value.


    Select the New point by proportion option and then type a Proportion value.


    Select the Add Mid Point option.


    Select the Add 'n' Points option and then type an integer number of new nodes in the n = box to divide the beam into n+1 number of equal divisions.

  4. Click OK. The dialog closes and the specified nodes are inserted into the beams.