If you "Place a Concrete Column" you have a list of different “Standard Sections” which you can use for your work. But sometimes you can miss a special section that you need. Therefor you can create your own individual section.
1. Open the Dialog for “Place Concrete Column” and click on the search Button at the Standard Section field.
2. Define a Code and Type which includes rectangular Shapes. So that the new definition of a rectangular column will be saved at the right direction. Click OK
3. In the field “Name” write the new section for your profile. For Example 111x100 and press enter.
Note: Enter only numbers without letters for the profile.
4. A new Dialog with the name “Section Name” opens. Define a name and hide OK. You can also use letters. For Example RC111x100
The new Section will be saved at the Standard Section list.
Creating custom structural sections in AECOsim