RF-CONCRETE Surfaces Version 5

RF-CONCRETE Surfaces Version 5

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8.3 Export of Results

The results of RF-CONCRETE Surfaces can be used also in other programs.


To copy cells selected in the results windows to the clipboard, use the keys [Ctrl]+[C]. To insert them, for example, in a word processing program, press [Ctrl]+[V]. The headers of the table columns won't be transferred.

Printout report

The data of RF-CONCRETE Surfaces can be printed into the printout report (see chapter 7.1), where they can then be exported. In the printout report, click

      • File → Export to RTF.

This function is described in chapter 10.1.11 of the RFEM manual.

Excel / OpenOffice

RF-CONCRETE Surfaces provides a function for the direct data export to MS Excel , OpenOffice Calc , or in the CSV format. To open the corresponding dialog box, click

      • File → Export Tables.

The following export dialog box opens.

Figure 8.6 Dialog box Export of Tables

When your selection is complete, click [OK] to start the export. Excel or OpenOffice will be started automatically, that is, you do not need to open the programs first.

Figure 8.7 Results in Excel
CAD programs

The reinforcement areas determined in RF-CONCRETE Surfaces can also be used in CAD programs. RFEM provides interfaces with the following programs:

  • Glaser (format *.fem)
  • Strakon (format *.cfe)
  • Nemetschek (FEM format for Allplan *.asf)
  • Engineering Structural Format (format *.esf)

To use this export function in RFEM, click

      • File → Export.

The Export dialog box opens where you can select the appropriate interface (see Figure 8.8). The dialog box is described in chapter 12.5.2 of the RFEM manual.

Figure 8.8 RFEM dialog box Export, tab Format

Depending on the interface, further tabs with specific settings are available for the export of reinforcements.

Figure 8.9 RFEM dialog box Export, tabs Detail Settings and Results for Nemetschek format
Figure 8.10 RFEM-Dialog Export, Register Ergebnisse für Nemetschek-Format

After clicking [OK], another dialog box appears for the Selection of the relevant results.

Figure 8.11 RFEM dialog box Selection

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