ETABS SideKick (Excel Add-in)

ETABS SideKick - An Excel Add-in

"Every Superhero Needs One"

 
 
 
 

Description of Add-in

It has over 30 tools to assist you and be productive in using ETABS from smart selection, extraction of geometrical parameters & forces, processing of data, adding structural elements & loads, reading & writing from/to AutoCAD and many more. Here's a complete list of features:
 

1. ETABS attachment status
2. Global setting of units for all tools and spreadsheets
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in1
 

3. Quick select joints based on unique names from Excel
4. Quick select frames based on unique names from Excel
6. Quick select joints based on unique names from Excel
7. Select all elements
8. Get previous selection
9. Clear selection
10, 11, 12. Retrieve unique names of selected joints, frames, shells in ETABS
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in2
 

13, 14. Retrieve coordinates of joints and frames based on unique names specified in Excel
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in3
 

15. Extract frame end forces
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in4
 

16. Filter in Excel
17, 18. Quick search for maximum and minimum value
19. Freeze panes in Excel
20. Filter unique values
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in5
 

21. Perform quick arithmetic operations at selective data
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in6
 

22. Write multiple texts to AutoCAD
ETABS API - ETABS Plug-in7
 

23, 24, 25. Assign joint loads, frame loads and shell loads
26, 27, 28. Select joints, frames and shells by label
29, 30, 31. Add joints, frames and shells
32, 33. Define frame sections and shell sections
34, 35, 36. Extract coordinates of points, lines and closed polylines from AutoCAD
Requires ETABS 2016/17/18, AutoCAD 2018 to 2020 and AutoCAD VBA Enabler.


Release Notes:
20200404 - Version 1.0.0 - Initial release

Known issues:
Select shells by label doesn't work in ETABS2016 and ETABS17. This is due to API bug from ETABS. It has been fixed in version 18.
We guarantee that our software/plugin is virus-free, trojan-free, does not obtain user data and does not upload user information. If you have encountered a warning from the Antivirus software, we recommend you to send the file to your Antivirus software provider for malware analysis. They should be able to confirm that the detection is incorrect and issue an update to clear the detection.
 
 
ONE LICENSE WILL WORK FOR ALL VERSIONS OF ETABS AND AUTOCAD.
Instant license delivery.

 
*See Licensing FAQ for more information.

See how it works from the following video.
SAP2000® and ETABS® are registered trademarks of Computers & Structures, Inc.
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