How to create a partially supported base plate

Do you want to create a concrete block that only partially supports the base plate or member? In the video below, you will find some helpful tips and tricks on how to deal with this type of steel-to-concrete connection. 

Since version 20, partially support of the base plate or the flange of a steel beam is now possible. This functionality can be found under the Bold grid or Contact operation and is available in both Expert and Enhanced versions. The main condition is the set correct values for Offsets  Left Right Top Bottom.

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