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M. Preferences dialog

Used to set preferences for the Equivalent Section module.

Units Measures tab

Select the units for angles, section dimensions, section properties, axial forces and moments, as well as the number of decimal places and whether or not to use an exponential form.

Misc. tab

Select the language, Report settings such as the template document, whether the documents should use Word 7 or Word 97 file formats, the paper size and font. Set whether documents should be sent direct to the printer or into Word for editing. Additional options determine the number of vertices to created by a circle, option to snap to grid and whether the ends of vertices are indicated by a circle or not.

Profile Databases tab

Select the range of databases that are referred to by the program. See Appendix 2: Section Databases for a current list of available database sections.

Other Controls

These controls are displayed at the bottom of the dialog for all tabs.

Apply Saves any changes made in the dialog.
Cancel Closes the dialog without saving any changes.
Help Opens the Section Wizard help window to the relevant topic.