With the Trapezoid Type 1 command, the trapezoid truss type which is one of the prepared truss types, is drawn quickly. Truss heights are adjusted from the truss settings.
Trapezoid Type 1 Truss Schematic Drawing:
Location of the Trapezoid Type 1 Command
You can access it from the ribbon menu Steel tab Macro heading.
Click on the trapezoid type 1 command.
Open the Truss Settings dialog by clicking the Settings icon from the Trusses toolbar .
In the Heights tab , enter the heights h1 , h2 and h4 for trapezoid type 1.
Click the OK button to close the dialog.
Move the mouse cursor over the column. When the cursor changes shape, click the left mouse button. When the cursor changes shape, click the left mouse button.
After you have determined the first point of the truss, put the cursor on the second column and create your second point. The program will create trusses.
Entering 80 cm for h1 and h2 and 120 cm for h4 in the height tab of the truss settings
Creating the first point of the truss
Determination of the second point of the truss and the formation of the truss