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ClickOpenACA_CS_03_Linework_Grid_i.dwg

Open the design toolpalette

Home tabclick tool

Or type in Toolpalettes

On the Design tab of the Design tool palette, right-click the Column Grid tool , and click Apply Tool Properties toLinework.

select the drawing linework, and press ENTER twice

On the command line, enter y, and press ENTER.

Press ESC.

Create a column on each node of the grid

On the Design tab of the Design tool palette, click the Column tool

Move the cursor over any one of the grid intersections until a column and a tooltip display.

this is the hard part...........

Press CTRL once to access the Add columns to all nodes option. A red circle displays wherever a column will be placed.

LETS DO IT ONE MORE TIME

On the Design tab of the Design tool palette, click the Column tool

Move the cursor over any one of the grid intersections until a column and a tooltip display

Press CTRL once to access the Add columns to all nodes option. A red circle displays wherever a column will be placed.

If it is necessary press Ctrl more than once and move the cursor until the red circle are displays

when you see the red circle Click to place the columns, and press ENTER.

Columns display at each node, however, some grid nodes do notrequire columns.

For example, all the grid endpoints do not need columns.

Select the extra columns at all the grid line endpoints, and press DELETE.

we need to delete some more extra colums as you can see from the tutorial

View the columns in 3D

Click View panelView drop-downView, SW Isometric

View the columns in 3D

Change the style of the columns

Click Home tabBuild panelTools drop- downContent Browser

In the right pane of the Content Browser, click the Design Tool Catalog - Imperial

In the left pane, click StructuralMembers

type in Cover 12 x 12GO

On the lower-right corner of the Column Cover 12 x 12 icon, click (i-drop).

Drag the tool onto the tool palette, and when the dropper fills, release the mouse button

Close the Content Browser

On the Properties palette,

if your properties palette if not open just rigth click on the screen and click properties

click (Quick Select).

In the Quick Select dialog: ■ For Object Type, select Structural Member.

For How to apply, select Include in new selection set. ■ Click OK.

All the columns are selected

On the Design tab of the Tool palette, right- click Column Cover12 x 12, and click Apply Tool Properties toColumn

Press ESC.

Use the grid bubble tool to label each line individually

Click View panelView drop-downView, Top

Right-click the Tool palette title bar, and click Document

On the Annotation tab of the Document tool palette, click the Column Bubble tool

Select the left endpoint of the top horizontal grid line

In the Create Grid Bubble dialog:■ For Label, enter A. ■ Clear Apply at both ends of gridline..

Click OK

Select the left endpoint of the grid line below the one that you just labeled.

In the Create Grid Bubble dialog: ■ For Label, verify that B displays. ■ Clear Apply at both ends of grid line.

Continue to select grid line endpoints to label the remaining lines as shown.

Use a letter sequence on the horizontal lines and a numeric sequence on the vertical lines.

DELETE the bubble that you are not going to use

keep deleting the extra bubbles

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