To specify the orientation of the deck ribs, use the
The program will
automatically assign a rib direction parallel to the detected shortest span in
the deck area. However, you will often need to edit the orientation.
Select a composite deck name in the
Composite Deck dialog list.
Select a pair of parallel beams.
The deck ribs will run perpendicular to these two beams.
If you have previously assigned a deck rib direction, you
will be prompted to confirm you want to update this direction.
The deck span
direction arrow is updated to reflect the change in direction.