• RAM Concept error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

    Make sure you are using Ram Concept 5.0.2. Older 5.0.0 and 5.0.1 commonly had issues importing AutoCAD files.
    Also, make sure the CAD file is NOT OPEN when tying to import it into Concept.

     Problem 
      
    Internal error importing dwg file
    An Internal Error had occurred.
    Object reference not set to an instance of an object. (Or similar)
    Happens importing certain kinds of DXF/DWG polylines, unset text fonts, etc.

    Solution 
       
    Workaround…

    • Mon, Jul 29 2013
  • STAAD.Pro SKL Parameter

    The SKL parameter is a load height factor given in Table 5.6.3(2), it is used for analytical members. For more information please refer to International Design Codes
    Australian Codes - Steel Design per AS 4100 - 1998 1B.8 Design Parameters chapter of Help manual.

    • Mon, Jul 29 2013