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M. To Finalize a Plan

To finalize a plan for use in a building frame, use the following steps.

In order to complete a 3D frame model using the plan data, you must first finalize the layout of a plan. if you select the Frame page without having finalized plans, a warning message is displayed.

In the plan workspace, either:

select Analysis > Finalize Plan (with Continuity), or


select Analysis > Finalize Plan (without Continuity) to ignore continuity between beams, or

A message dialog opens to indicate the plan was finalized. If any errors are detected, they will be highlighted in a pop-up window.

If any changes are made to the plan, you must repeat this procedure.