I have imported a SHAPE‑THIN cross-section into RFEM/RSTAB. How can I update the cross-section in RFEM/RSTAB if the cross-section has been changed in the SHAPE‑THIN program?

Answer

It is necessary to import the modified cross-section into RFEM/RSTAB again. To do this, click the "Import Cross-Section from Program SHAPE-THIN" button in the "Edit Cross-Section" dialog box and select the modified SHAPE‑THIN cross-section. Click "Yes" to confirm the query asking about overwriting the cross-section (Figure 01).

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Modified cross-section Changed cross-section

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