How Can Deck2K Work for You?
With Deck2K, SoftDraft brings a quick way to add steel deck to your drawing. As fast as selecting two points your deck is created as a single polyline based on the steel floor or roof deck type selected. It’s that quick and that simple. Just select the type of deck from the dialog, click OK, and then select two points, instant deck!
The Deck Restore feature allows you to save your current deck, insulation, or slab configuration settings for use in the current drawing, or in other drawings. Even if you forget the deck sizes, with the built-in intelligence, you simply select the existing deck and the specific configuration is displayed.
Other Steel Detailing Modules:
- Features (click to open for more info)
- Place roof deck with insulation or floor deck with slab quickly, by only selecting two points.
- Floor and roof deck are created parametrically as a polyline per manufactures dimensions from an external data file.
- Deck configurations and settings may be saved for later use or in other drawings.
- Built-in intelligence: Each deck placement has valuable information for easy identification and recreation by selecting an existing one.
- Preferences dialog allows complete control over every aspect of the decks layer, color, linetype, hatching and scale.
- Create narrow, intermediate and wide rib roof deck with various insulation thickness.
- Create composite and conform floor deck with various slab thickness.
Create Steel Deck 2D for Details or 3D Presentations.
As fast as selecting two points your deck is created as a single polyline based on the type selected. It’s that quick and that simple, just select the type of deck from the dialog click OK and then select two points, instant deck!
Steel Floor Deck creates narrow, intermediate and wide rib roof deck with your choice of insulation type and thickness.
Composite and conform Steel Floor Deck, with various slab thickness, is also created with the same ease.
Steel Floor Deck has been enhanced to allow you to save specific deck and insulation or slab configurations for later use in the current drawing, or in other drawings. Even if you forget the deck sizes, with the built-in intelligence, you simply select the existing deck and the specific configuration is displayed.
A new preferences dialog allows complete control over the deck elements including color, linetype, insulation, slab hatching color, and scale factor.
Steel Roof Deck and insulation or floor deck and slab, are placed in one quick operation by selecting two points. The deck is made from a polyline based on the manufactures dimensions as defined in an external data file. Hatching of the slab and insulation are done automatically.
Download the file from the link provided in the sales receipt and save the file to your computer hard disk. After downloading locate the file and execute it to install the program. Restart AutoCAD for the plug-in to autoload and become active. An icon will appear in the “Add-Ins” or “Plug-Ins” tab of the Ribbon Panel for this App.
The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.
- Software Activation
You have 15-days to activate the software. When running in non-activated mode a dialog will only appear once the first time the program is executed in a new or existing drawing which indicates the number of Days Remaining before the program stops and an option to Activate. Until you are ready to activate the software, you can run the software in the Non-Activated mode before it expires by clicking on the “Continue without Activation” button.
To activate the software, when you open a new or existing drawing and a dialog appears prompting you to press “OK” button to Activate Now. This takes you to the SoftDraft Activation dialog showing your License Code and an edit box for you to enter the License Key. To receive your License Key, click in the License Code edit box, then copy the License Code. To avoid mistakes, we suggest that you copy it from this dialog and paste it in an email, instead of entering it with the keyboard, then send it to
Please include the name the app was purchased under and company name. After we receive the email we will send the License Key back, usually within 24 hours, for you to enter into the dialog. Copy the License Key from the email into the License Key edit box area of the Activation dialog, then click “OK” to close the dialog. An alert will show the License Key was or accepted or an incorrect Key was entered. If you receive the “Incorrect License Key” alert, please notify tech support in an email to support @ softdraft.com