How to extend length of a member by a cut

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Need to extend the beam beyond the center of the joint? Operation Cut can help you to change the length of the member.

To extend a member you don't need to apply eccentricities. Never define the Offset ex to extend member, it can lead to the incorrect geometry definition.

Zero offset

The correct way is to cut a member by boundary method to farther edge and if needed to apply offset above this edge. This step is shown in the following picture.

Extend by a cut

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