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Known issues at transfer of connections with bolts, plates and welds

It is possible to send complete connections, so with bolts, plates and welds from BIM Expert to Idea Statica Connection v20.0.

Linking between software package always has 2 parties and therefore 2 sides involved. Most issues or bugs can be related to 1 single party.  When transferring a physical model to Idea Statica Connection – so a connection with bolts and plates, these are the known issues and its status.

Issue Status
Only 1 physicial connection model (3D node with bolts, plates and welds) at a time
Cuts on connection bars are often wrong (e.g. haunches made by bars) The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.
Some columns can have wrong height, specially those without fitting or cutting planes The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.
Notches in beams are usually wrong, even the exportation could fail (e.g. beam-to-beam shear connections)  The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.
Lot of welds are missing or located wrong  The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.
It is not possible to set up washers   The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.
Angle cleats and T-cleats are wrong located  The issue has been reported to Idea and we are awaiting an update.

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