Defining Orientation

This task explains how you can define the orientation  properties of a stiffener.




1. With your document open click the Material & Orientation tab in the Stiffener dialog box.

  2. You can perform several actions In the orientation section. Click the Flip button in the Plate Side field to toggle the stiffener from one side of the plate to the other.


  3. Click the Flip button in the Section Orientation field to toggle the section.


  4. Select an anchor point for the stiffener.

NOTE: The anchor points that display in the Anchor Point field are defined in the file ShipStructureMoldedConventions.xml.  See Defining Molded Conventions for more information.

  5. Click OK when you have made your selections.
See also Using Section Manipulators.