STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

Add Connection Tags dialog

This dialog is used to define new connection tags and optionally assign member end restraints associated with a connection tag.

Opens when the Connection Tags tool in the Assign properties group on the Members ribbon tab is selected.

Note: The dialog category and tag options are populated from the ConnectionTagFile.xml file which is located in the folder: %LocalAppData%\Bentley\Engineering\STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition\Default\Plugins\ConnectionTagLink.
Select Categories Use the drop down list to select one of the connection tag categories defined in the Connection Tag XML file. Additional category descriptions are displayed.
Select Tags Use the drop down list to select one of the connection tags defined in the selected category.  When selected, the member end releases defined for this connection tag are indicated in the inactive degree of freedom check boxes in the Releases group.
Location Select either the Start or End member end (or both) for adding this connection tag to the Assign Connection Tags dialog table or assigning to currently selected members.
Note: At least one Location must be selected in order to add or assign the connection tag.
  • Start – The start node of the member.
  • End – The end node of the member.