Number Elements


Number Elements – renumbers all framing elements (under Structural Framing category) and details (under Structural Connections category) by predefined Numbering Configuration. It have many options for simple and complex numbering when you need to load many numbering rules. 



Loads all selected rules from Numbering Setup tab:


Furthermore, you can turn on Number Elements with "Frame Wall" Command in Framing Configuration → Common Settings → Modify Settings, and all elements will be numbered with Frame Wall command. You will not need to use Number Elements additionally. 



Read more about Numbering Configuration >> 

Number Elements - Example 1


FM SortMark - by Frame Host & Member Mark and Element ID – a sample rule for numbering farming members.  It groups framing elements by frame host and Framing Member Mark (comes from Framing Configuration → Common Settings → Elements Mark Definitions). Then every grouped element is sorted by ID.


FM SortMark – parameter with the result. You can find it in Element PropertiesIdentity Data.



Number Elements - Example 2


FM SortMark - by Frame Host and Member Mark – a sample rule for numbering farming members.  It groups framing elements by frame host and Framing Member Mark (comes from Framing Configuration → Common Settings → Elements Mark Definitions). Then every grouped element is sorted by its length.


FM SortMark – parameter with the result. You can find it in Element PropertiesIdentity Data.



Number Elements - Example 3 


FM SortMark - by Host and Connection Mark & Type – a sample rule for numbering details (under structural connections category).  It groups details by frame host and Framing Member Mark (comes from Framing Configuration → Common Settings → Elements Mark Definitions). Then every grouped detail is sorted by type.


FM SortMark – parameter with the result. You can find it in Element PropertiesIdentity Data.



Write Position for CNC Mark


Write Position for CNC Mark – writes CNC position information to framing elements (under Structural Framing Category) and writes result to CNC Part Position instance parameter.



Number Walls

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Number Walls – renumbers all walls by predefined configuration in Numbering Configuration → Wall Numbering Setup. Wall numbering configurations come from Sort Mark.



Example: All walls are numbered by unique number, which has W as a prefix. Result is written to the Mark instance parameter.

Sort Mark E-Help >>



Number Parts 

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Number Parts – renumbers all sheathing/paneling (Parts) by predefined configuration in Numbering Configuration → Part Numbering Setup. Part numbering configurations come from Sort Mark.



Example: All sheathing/paneling elements (Parts) are grouped by Framing Member Mark (comes from Framing Configuration → Common Settings → Elements Mark Definitions), uniquely numbered, and have Framing Member Mark value as a prefix. Result is written to the Mark instance parameter.

Sort Mark E-Help >>