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How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Steel
  • Module

    Detailing
  • Question:

    How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?
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Answer

If you create a user section without any radius at the corners, like the one below, you cannot unfold it afterwards and the option "Unwind profile" is grayed.

How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?
How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?

In order to unfold a user section, correct radius values have to be defined at the corners, like sample below:

How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?

When you now create a beam with this section shape ("User section 2" in our case), the option "Unwind profile" is available and can be selected in the "Beam" properties dialog.

How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?

To unfold a user section on workshop drawings, you just need to use a specific drawing style, like the one mentioned in the print-screen below:

How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?

The created drawing could look like the following example.

How to unfold user sections on workshop drawings?