Add/Modify Bracing

Add/Modify Bracing – features for adding/modifying braces between studs or plates, corner braces and brace groups.


Add Strapping Bracing (external/internal side)


Add Strapping Bracing (external/internal side) - adds straps between two selected studs or plates. 



Sample with strapping bracing from external and internal sides:


I_MF Strap (or M_MF Strap) family has instance Connection Type parameter which allows to add Gusset plate: 



Add Brace between Studs/Plates 


Add Brace between Studs/Plates – adds a brace between two selected studs/plates on external or internal side of framing. To modify brace settings go to Wall+MAdd/Modify Elements Add/Modify BracingModify Brace.


Example: Select a bottom plate and a top plate to show where bracing should end. Points selected should be as close as possible to where you want the bracing ends to actually be. (I.e. If you generically select a bottom plate and top plate, bracing might not be placed where you actually want it, so select the points precisely where you want the bracing to be placed.)




Add Corner Brace (external/internal side)


Add Corner Brace (external/internal side) – adds a corner brace between a selected plate and stud on external or internal side of framing. To modify brace settings go to Wall+MAdd/Modify Elements Add/Modify BracingModify Brace.



Add Corner Brace


Add Corner Brace – adds a corner brace between a plate and a stud. To modify brace settings go to Wall+MAdd/Modify Elements Add/Modify BracingModify Brace.


Add Corner Brace to Adjacent Frame


Add Corner Brace to Adjacent Frame – adds a corner brace between a support element and a stud or a plate from the frame. To modify brace settings go to Wall+MAdd Elements/Modify Add/Modify BracingModify Brace.


Example: Select a supporting element and then a stud to show corner bracing ends.


Automatically Add Top Corner Braces


Automatically Add Top Corner Braces – adds corner braces automatically, which connect to selected element and the intersecting elements from the list. To modify brace settings go to Wall+MAdd/Modify Elements Add/Modify BracingModify Brace.


The list of intersecting elements where braces could be connected:


Example: Braces are added automatically according to selected top plate and connected end studs and king studs.


Modify Brace


Modify Brace – modifies selected brace in the frame.   

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Delete Brace


Delete Brace – deletes selected brace(s) from the frame.


You can choose Delete Brace and then select braces one-by-one or select all braces from the frame and then click Delete Brace.



Add Brace Group


Add Brace Group – places short braces automatically between two studs with predefined rules.


Example: Braces are added automatically between two selected studs.


Modify Brace Group


Modify Brace Group – modifies selected brace group in the frame.   

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Delete Brace Group


Delete Brace Group – deletes selected brace group from the frame. 


Example: You just need to select any element from the group and all elements will be deleted.