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Nodes

Nodes are points in space which specify the location of features such as members, plates, loads, and supports.

Nodes are added using x, y, z coordinates. Users can be enter nodes via a form or a datasheet. They are represented as a blue dot on the main graph, and have a node number assigned to the upper right of the node.

Nodes cannot be free; they must be connected to at least one member or plate for the code to solve successfully.

To use nodes to specify the location of these features simply:

Figure: Four nodes added to the graphical area.