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D. To specify timber design commands

To specify the code checking or design commands to be used for the timber design operation, use the following procedure.

  1. On the Timber Design - Whole Structure dialog, click Commands. The Design Commands dialog opens. The tabs (if any) available in this dialog are dependent on the current design code selection. Not all commands are available for every design code.
  2. To perform a design action, select one of the following options (as they are available for the code selection):
    To… Select…
    check the capacity of the current member sizes the CHECK CODE tab
    select a member size based on the last analysis results the SELECT tab (AITC 1984 code only)
  3. Click Add.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Assign the design commands to the appropriate members.