If you draw up a beam vertically the TS automatically considers it as
a column. If you bend the column, the TS automatically considers it as
Let's make sure of it, by drawing a beam vertically: rotate the view
in a convenient way, make sure that the orthogonal regime is switched on,
and create a vertical beam of an arbitrary length.
Press the “Esc” key to disable the “Create beam”
tool. Select the object created and to its properties window. Thus you
can see that TS identified the object as a column.
Now, let’s exercise transforming a column into a beam. Select the
top point of the column and move it horizontally as it is shown
Press the "Esc" key to deactivate the “Move” tool.
Open the object properties window. Now you can see that the column is identified
by the TS as a beam.
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