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Member coloring by cross-section

Introduction

It is essential for the effective work of the design engineers to have a model which is easy to overview. In Consteel there are several functions to achieve that such as layers and portions, and also Member coloring by cross-section.

How it works

The color of the displayed objects is now determined by the object style settings in Options.

Layer color can overwrite these settings if the Object own style cell is unchecked on Layers dialog.

In the case of beam type members, it is also possible to set the color of the object according to the section it has defined. Coloring by member can be set with Object color setting dialog in the right bottom corner:

Choose the I-section shape button to use coloring by section. Setting can be applied to local or all tabs as usual.

The colors can be defined for each profile in the section administrator. With a double-click on the color cell, it is possible to set any color.

Use coloring by section to make your model more perspicuous.

For more check out our feature preview video:

Modeling
Cross sections
Tips & Tricks
coloring
Members
Profiles
Styles

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