FAQ 004845 | Is it possible to renumber cross-sections and materials in RFEM and RSTAB?

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Is it possible to renumber cross-sections and materials in RFEM and RSTAB?

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Cross-sections and materials cannot be renumbered directly in RFEM or RSTAB.


In this case, it is necessary to carry out a small workaround. The following example shows the renumbering of cross-sections by means of Excel tables:

  1. First, the selected areas "Cross-Sections" and "Members" are exported as an Excel table. Since members are linked to a cross-section, they must also be changed.
    Image 01 - Exporting Cross-Section Data to Excel
  2. In Excel, the cross-sections are renumbered correctly.
    Image 02 - Renumbered Cross-Sections
  3. These must also be correctly assigned to the members. The filter option can help you here.
    Image 03 - Adjusting Members to Correct Cross-Section Numbering
  4. After editing, both tables must be imported back into RFEM or RSTAB.
    Image 04 - Importing Both Tables Back to RFEM or RSTAB

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