STAAD.Pro Help

T.1 Printing member information in the output file

It is useful to view the member information used by the program for analysis. You can add a report in the STAAD output file consisting of information about all the members including start and end joint numbers (incidences), member length, beta angle, and member end releases.

The STAAD input file commands generated are:

  1. Select all the beam members by one of the following methods:

    on the Select ribbon tab, select the All tool in the Beams group


    click-and-drag a window around all members in the View window


    press <Ctrl+A>

  2. On the Analysis and Design ribbon tab, select the Pre-Analysis Commands tool in the Analysis Data group.

    The Pre Analysis Print - Whole Structure dialog opens.

  3. In the Pre Analysis Print - Whole Structure dialog, click Define Commands. The Analysis/Print Commands dialog opens.
  4. Select the Member Information tab and then click Assign.
  5. Click Close.

Click anywhere in the drawing area to deselect the member.

Tip: Remember to save your work by either click Save on the File ribbon tab , the Save tool, or pressing <CTRL+S>.