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Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

After I export a slab from etabs to Safe with "floor loads with column and wall distortions" the columns in Safe are shown Graphically with the letter "R".  

Can anybody tell me how to view the column properites. I need to know the orientation of the columns with respect to the x and y axis.

When I exported the slab from ETabs to Safe with "FLoor Loads only" I noticed that some of my columns were rotated.   

RE: Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

if you are using safe v12,
do not use this option - it is not ready yet

RE: Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

Thanks Seny, Where did you get your information from. I'm surpised that Computer and Structures Inc would allow some one to select this option if this option was not ready.   

RE: Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

from technical support i was told to use v.8 in case i need "floor loads with column and wall distortions".
they expected to issue revision w/ fixed bugs at the middle of june - so far nothing     

RE: Column Orientation after Exporting from Etabs to Safe

Thanks, I have rerun in Safe version 8. I exported from Etabs version 9. The column supports are still shown with the letter "R". I can't seem to figure out how to view column propreties. Also the punching shear values seem to be off as well. I have been manually checking punching shear at each column by hand.

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