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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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There are only some fictitious blank pages inserted and added to the table of contents. Thus, the printout report can be printed out on paper and then supplemented with your own documents from other programs (Excel tables, Word documents, or drawings). The table of contents and the page numbering are adjusted automatically.
In the "Properties" dialog box, you can change the title of a chapter and enter an additional comment, which will appear on the left page margin of the printout report. It is possible to show or hide this additional text.
You can also insert additional comments to the graphics in the printout report.
In RFEM and RSTAB, you can insert external images into the printout report.
For this, you need to copy the image to the Clipboard using [Ctrl+C]. Click "Insert" → "Image from Clipboard" in the printout report menu to insert the image into the printout report.
This image appears as a separate section at the end of the printout report and you can move it to any position using the drag-and-drop function.
This feature also allows you to print a clipping plane in the printout report. To do this, take a screenshot of the clipping plane and copy it to the clipboard.
AnswerIt can happen that the results in the image are also activated. In this case, there is a conflict and thus the colors are not displayed. Right-click the image and select Edit, deactivate the results in the model and return to the printout report. The display should be OK by now.
AnswerThe driver of the default Windows printer is used when displaying the printout report. If the printer is not compatible or there is no printer selected, a problem may occur. The solution is to change the default printer in Windows.
AnswerSometimes, it is not possible to print the graphics bigger as the lighting of the structure is controlled by a box in the background. Therefore, some space is lost in the printout report.
Something has been probably changed in the detailed settings of the printout report selection. To check this, open the "RC Results" tab.
In the "Table" column, some rows have three dots. This indicates a button that you can activate to click in this line. It provides access to further selection criteria, such as the selection of only extreme values for member internal forces (Figure 01) or nodal values and extreme values (Figure 02).
The header properties created from the customer data during the installation can be changed in the printout report by using the menu Settings → Header... or by using the corresponding button in the toolbar of the printout report.
For example, if you set the default numbers for "Page" and select the check box, the individual pages are managed continuously.
The "Details" button allows you to enter detailed settings for the numbering in a new dialog box. Among other things, this dialog box controls whether there is a prefix added to the page numbering. The prefix can be an abbreviation that is specified chapter by chapter, for example, to indicate all model data in the numbering with a prefix "MO."
Unfortunately, it is not possible to add suffixes.
AnswerYes, it is possible to select the chapters in the global selection that you want to get displayed in the printout report. This feature is available in the menu "Edit" → "Selection."The four check boxes in the "Display of" section at the bottom left control whether to display a cover sheet, a table of contents, small info pictures, and large headings in the report margin.
AnswerThe result data can be prepared by using the Specific selection field. In this case, it is possible to limit the printout report to display the results of certain load cases or load combinations.
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Wind Simulation & Wind Load Generation
With the stand-alone program RWIND Simulation, wind flows around simple or complex structures can be simulated by means of a digital wind tunnel.
The generated wind loads acting on these objects can be imported to RFEM or RSTAB.
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