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Often times users have inquired about ways to:
We have created a converter that caters for these two commonly asked queries. The converter works by exploiting a little used functionality in RAM Concept, the ability to SYNC to a STAAD GCFF text file.
The Converter is an EXCEL VBA Program, it converts inputs to a GCFF file format that allows RAM Concept to read in the elements. Coincidentally ETAB can export to a F2K format which is also a text format that the Converter can handle. The following graphics illustrates this.
This current version of the converter can handle F2K files from ETABS only. First line of the F2k file should read "$ File Exported from ETABS.......".
Please access the converter and instructional video via the below Dropbox folder link (Download the entirety of the folder in the provided link as a zip file locally to your computer. Do not watch the video in the browser as it cuts of the last 5 minutes of the video - the entire video length should be 00:18:20).