Page 2: Translt (Translate)

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  • translt panel
  • Figure 1 – Translt Interface


This interface is used to translate selected nodes. The translation direction and distance can be specified using various methods for maximum flexibility to suit different user needs. Optionally the translations can be performed on multiple copies of the selected elements or nodes. The Tran option is only available when the Copy Element option is activated. This option automatically deselects the original nodes and selects the copied nodes (ready to perform the next operation with the copied set).


  • Direction: Select direction of translation
  • Translate Distance: Enter distance of translation

  • rbs Global – Translation will be in global direction
  • rb Local – Translation will be in local system

Coord sys

 Click button to select Coordinate system

  • CID: Enter coordinate system ID, 0 = global

Tran –

 Translate in negative direction

Tran +

 Translate in positive direction


 Accept the translate operation


 Reject the translate operation


 Exit Translate interface

  • cbc CpEl – Copy elements while translating the model
  • cb CpNd – Copy nodes only while translating the model
  • cb Tran – Transfer selection to newly copied elements
  • No. of Copies – Enter no. of copies to be created

  • cbc PickPart – Pick target part from drawing area

 Popup part ID table for selection

  • Starting EID: Enter starting element ID
  • Starting NID: Enter starting node ID

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