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Thanks for your reply. Generally my need for this is when I note that I (or someone else) has been haphazard in placing members in a systematic way. This can often lead to other modeling errors (such as placing part-span uni or off-center conc loads within a beam span, when you think the load's being located from one end, but the program "thinks" it's the other).

In reality, sometimes I would want loads, interior nodes, etc. to shift, and sometimes I wouldn't depending on the sitch.

I hope that's clear.  

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
Via iPhone 3G

On Feb 10, 2009, at 10:39 AM, "Bruce Bates" <bruceb(--nospam--at)> wrote:


Hi Bill,


I saw your post on SEAINT and we don’t currently have an automated joint swap feature, mainly because I never knew anyone wanted it. Since you’ve mentioned your need for it I’ll get this into the next release, it won’t be difficult to do. Note that swapping joints could cause loads or anything else applied at an offset from the I node to move as well, is this what you would want?


Thanks for the suggestion,


Bruce Bates

RISA Technologies