|This task explains how to create pillars on a reference plane.|
|1.||With your 3-D session open, click the Beam button . The Beam dialog box displays with the Geometry tab selected.|
|2.||Select from the
Category drop down list. (This task uses
Pillar as an example.)
You can select More to display the Class Browser, and select Pillar.
The name of the pillar is assigned automatically, using the object naming rules. If you want to assign your own name to the pillar, uncheck the Automatic box and enter a name.
|3.||Select Reference Planes from the Type drop down list.
|4.||Select Top or End in the Limits
section to limit the pillar.
The selected objects display under the Object column.
in the Transversal and Longitudinal
fields, you can:
You see the pillars display in your 3-D session as you make your selections.
transversal and longitudinal planes, you can click the
Elements List button , and the
and Longitudinal Plane dialog
The Transversal Plane and Longitudinal Plane dialog boxes list the planes you selected.
You can use the dialog boxes to replace a plane with another plane.
|7.||You can also remove planes from the Transversal Plane and Longitudinal Plane dialog boxes. Select the planes you want to remove from the list, and click the Remove button.|
|8.||You can enter an offset value
(negative or positive) in the Offset
field to offset the location.
Click OK when you are done.
You can change the values of a
pillar by double clicking on the
pillar in your 3-D session.
The Beam dialog box displays. Change the values as required.
Some fields are not available, and cannot be changed (such as Category).