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T.3 Create Plates Method 1 Element 1

  1. In the View window, click at the origin (0, 0) to create the first node. A line is "rubber-banded" between this node and the mouse pointer, which previews the edge of the plate to placed with the next mouse click.
  2. Click on the following points to create nodes and automatically join successive nodes by beam members.
    • (2, 0, 0)
    • (2, 0, 2)
    • (0, 0, 2)
  3. Click Close in the Snap Node/Plate dialog.
  4. Press <Shift+P> to display the plate number.

Plate 1 drawn

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