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How to Extend a line in ETABS?

Many a times we need to extend beams to the perpendicular beams some distance away. In ETABS, we have to follow a procedure to do the same. Following are the steps you need to do in order to extend a line. Select the line and the end point of the side you want to extend along with the line up to which you want to extend.      Go to Edit → Align points/lines/edges →extend line object → OK.   Line is extended.    you may also like to read How to extend beam in STAAD Pro.? Hope you find it useful. Comment if you have doubts or suggestions. Like, tweet and + post if you find it useful. follow us to get more.

How to extract reinforcement percentage from ETABS?

We can see reinforcement percentage requirement of columns and beams in ETABS. Many a times we want to get a summary of concrete design results, we do this by copying the table from display menu and pasting the same in Excel. Some of our smart colleague use Microsoft access for the same. The results summery are being shown something like as shown below. This result does not show reinforcement percentage required for the columns. Now the question is how to get the result where we can find reinforcement percentage requirement of columns? What if we can get result summery something like below? That is a better way of presenting the results. You can do so. Just follow some simple steps shown below. 1. Run your model and do concrete design. 2. God to file → print tables → concrete frame design. 3. Select output summery and rtf format and press OK. 4. Save file and open the same. You will find a table showing the result format you wan