Configuration Settings

Framing Configuration may be found in two locations:


Configuration Settings 1/2 1/13/23, 10:45 AM FRAMING CONFIGURATION – Common Settings – Configuration Settings : AGACAD

Use for all Vertical/Horizontal Framing Elements (except Openings) – if ON, then the selected Joist and Rim Joist families will be used for other vertical/horizontal framing elements, like connections, bridgings, noggings, etc. without an option to change it to a custom family.

Main Type of Joists (or Rim Joists) – pick a family and type for the Joist or Rim Joist.

For C+C systemM_MF C+C Stud and M_MF C+C Plate

For C+C Chamfered systemM_MF C+C_CH Stud and M_MF C+C_CH Plate

For C+U system M_MF Stud-Joist and M_MF Track

M goes for Metric system, I goes for Imperial.

Do not use any other families!

You can use other families only in special cases. Contact us (

Width (b) – shows the width b parameter value of the selected family type.

Depth (h, d) – shows the depth h or d parameter value of the selected family type.

Define Depth (h, d) by Layer Thickness – the software will create a new type for the selected family and change the depth value to the floor layer thickness so that the frames will fit the layer in the wall.

Floor Frame Panels – if ON, then floor frames are assembled in factory; if OFF – assembled on site. 2/2

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