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Segment Member from Node dialog

This dialog is used to split the selected members into two at a specified distance from a selected end node.

Opens when one or more members is selected and then the Segement Member > Segment member given node and distance tool is selected in the Edit group on the Member ribbon tab.

Note: You must have a member and a node at one end of that member selected prior to selecting the Segment Member > Segment member given node and distance tool.
As a percentage Select this option to enter the distance as a percentage of the member length.
Distance Type the distance from the selected node to the point along the member where it will be split into two members.
Create nodes only Check this option to create nodes at the specified segment lengths but to leave the selected members undivided.