You can transform a closed area created by a line to a Polygon to Plate Section command. With this method, you can define a section in any form.

Location of Polygon to Plate Section Command

You can access it from the ribbon menu Modify tab under the Transform heading.

Usage Steps

  • Create a closed area with the line.

  • Click the command polygon to plate section.

  • The Section Settings dialog will open. Set your section name and material.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • The section you define will be listed under the Sections row in the Structure Tree view .

Usage step

Structure tree before the sheet section is formed

Creating a closed area with a line

Selecting the area to be transformed into a plate section

Editing the settings

Creation of the plate section and adding it to the structure tree