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How is the list generator used?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Reinforcement
  • Question:

    How is the list generator used?
  • Type:

    Creation of documents
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

To launch the List Generator, select from the Windows Start menu Programs > Advance Concrete XXX > List Generator.

The List toolbar contains all the necessary tools to create a list.

How is the list generator used

At first, draw the lines defining your list: the header, the body and the footer.

How is the list generator used

The list header

The header text is the list title. After entering the text, you have to define it as the header. From the List toolbar, launch "Define list header" command, and then select the header text and lines. Press to apply.

How is the list generator used

How is the list generator used

The list body

How is the list generator used

Enter a variable in each column. Enter a letter in the "Nr." column (e.g., "x"), and then use the "Add a variable to the list" command.

How is the list generator used

In the "Attributes editor" dialog box, select the corresponding variable. Click "OK" to confirm, and then select the letter that will be replaced with .

How is the list generator used

How is the list generator used

In this example, following the steps described above, proceed by selecting the next variables:

  • For "Steel" choose < ElementQuantity >< Adherence >< NominalDiameter > or < SteelGrade >
    The text must be centered in the box.

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  • For "Length":
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    - L = is entered manually
    - "length" is added by clicking the arrow at the right

  • For "Bar Bends", choose "Schema".
  • For "Weight", choose "Weight".
  • The text inside the list body will be generated automatically for each bar.
  • After filling in all the body columns, launch the "Define list body" command.
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    How is the list generator used

    How is the list generator used


The list footer

The list footer sums the weight.

  • In the bottom cell type <SUM(COL[4])>.
  • Launch the "Define list footer" command, and then select the corresponding lines and text.
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    How is the list generator used

After defining the list components, save and copy the drawing in the template list.
The template is stored in :

- For Windows 7 and Windows Vista : Users\ user name\ AppData\ Roaming\ Graitec\ Advance Concrete\ 2009\ Support\ Template\ List\ Country\ Bars.
- For Windows XP : C:\ Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\Graitec\AdvanceConcrete\2010\Support\Template\List

Now you can use the list.

How is the list generator used

How is the list generator used