SmartBuild needs a list of trusses to be used in the building design. Several defining characteristics must also be included in this list.
Click on the attached file below to read Step 2: Setup Material Databases. Trusses are specifically discussed in section 2.8, but the entire Step 2 section has a lot of useful information in it.
Follow this link to the COMPLETE SmartBuild Getting Started Document (you can either view online or download the file).