You can convert purlin and beam elements in groups into single elements with the Explode into Single Elements command.

Location of Explode into Single Elements Command

You can access the explode into single elements command from the steel beam and steel purlin toolbars.

Usage Steps

  • Click the Explode into Single Elements icon from the steel beam or steel purlin toolbar.

  • Click the left mouse button on the steel beam or steel purlin in the group.

  • Your grouped steel beams or purlins will turn into single elements.

Usage step

Steel purlins in groups


Selection of purlins to be converted into single elements


Purlins transformed into single elements