Creates main grid and orthogonal grids according to axis geometry and chosen settings. Grids can be created at the placements’ station, between the placements with defined layout rule or at selected custom station. Main grid is created

  1. Click SOFiSTiK Bridge tab > Shop Drawings panel > icon_Grids (Grids)

  2. Select an Axis

    SOFiSTiK: Grids dialog displays.

  3. Select stationing and rotation of sections.

  4. Decide whether or not to create a main grid and confirm with OK.


Grids created with Grids tool are automatically updated after changes in the axis.


If Consider Rotation checkbox is active, created grids will be rotated according to the reference placements.


If an axis was created using interpolation points (csv/txt/xyz formats) or 3D curve, additional checkbox ‘Create at imported coordinate points’ will appear. If activated, all stations of interpolation points will be automatically taken into account.