With the Divide-Combine Single Intersections command, you can split the purlin you want in main beams, columns and/or trusses or combine previously split purlins.

Location of Divide-Combine Single Intersections Command

You can access it under the Ribbon menu Steel tab, Steel heading.

Usage Steps

  • Click the divide-combine single intersections icon.

  • Select the purlin you want to split by clicking near its support.

  • The program will automatically split your chosen purlin.

  • You can combine previously divided purlins by clicking and selecting near the support.

  • You can set the distance between the purlin between the dividing process in the division on intersections section in the extensions tab of the Purlin Settings dialog.

Usage step

Purlin before divide-combine single intersections command

Choosing the purlin to split

Purlin after divide-combine single intersections command