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FAQ 000067 EN

1 December 2017

Markus Baumgärtel Modeling | Structure RFEM RSTAB

My system contains several crossing members, but they are not connected yet. What is the easiest way to create a node at the connection location?

Answer

The function you are looking for is "Connect Lines / Members." You can select them with the menu item
Edit → Model Data → Members → Connect Lines / Members or use the corresponding toolbar button (see Figure 1).

After activating the command, a new window is opened via the connection point. A node is created between the intersecting members.

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Connect lines Connect members Crossing Not connected

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