This page deals with the options concerning:

Contact Management Threshold

Those thresholds determine whether a Force or a Clearance is valid or not (red light) or
neglected (orange light).
Force +
Clearance -
Force -Clearance +

If the red threshold covers the orange threshold, the orange threshold is no longer relevant
and all values beyond the orange threshold are seen as invalid.

Force +
Clearance -
Force -
Clearance +


By default, the values are set as shown above.

Links Creation Mode

Defines the contact link creation mode:


Defines whether the links creation can be automatic.
Using the automatic mode, the application takes into account the appropriate contacts around a fastening element.
Otherwise, you must define the list of contacts taken into account by a given fastening element.
By default, this option is selected.