×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Arch Layer Snapping

Arch Layer Snapping

Arch Layer Snapping

(OP)
ETABS 18.1.0

I am having an issue with snapping to "Grid Points" in the Architectural Layer when in Plan View (I have drawn the wall centrelines in AutoCAD). Instead of selecting the end of a line, it snaps to the origin point that the drawing is imported to.
In 3D view, I am still able to snap to the Grid Point.

I have replicated it on 2 PCs so far.
Is anyone else able to replicate this?
I am using ETABS v18.1.0
I was using a previous version, but updated when I encountered this issue.

In the image below, the mouse pointer is placed over the end of a line in the Arch Layer.



Cheers

RE: Arch Layer Snapping

(OP)
Solved.

It was the DirectX graphics driver. Turn it back to Standard Graphics and it all works.

Cheers

RE: Arch Layer Snapping

I always use the Standard Graphics, the Direct X is terrible for some things and most of the time the Standard Graphics look better!

RE: Arch Layer Snapping

I have also suffered from this issue in ver18 so I returned back to ver17.
Much better and faster.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

Low-Volume Rapid Injection Molding With 3D Printed Molds
Learn methods and guidelines for using stereolithography (SLA) 3D printed molds in the injection molding process to lower costs and lead time. Discover how this hybrid manufacturing process enables on-demand mold fabrication to quickly produce small batches of thermoplastic parts. Download Now
Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)
Examine how the principles of DfAM upend many of the long-standing rules around manufacturability - allowing engineers and designers to place a part’s function at the center of their design considerations. Download Now
Taking Control of Engineering Documents
This ebook covers tips for creating and managing workflows, security best practices and protection of intellectual property, Cloud vs. on-premise software solutions, CAD file management, compliance, and more. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close