How to probe CAE Results?

 

Probe type selection

  • Click inside viewer using right mouse button.

  • It drops down a context menu.

  • Select CAE | Probe Type

  • Click any one of them.

How to probe CAE results?

Click with the right most button in the Viewer Window, to pop up the Viewer Context menu and then follow the instructions as below.

  • Click icon or select 'CAE | Probe' option in context menu, which enables mouse mode to probe CAE Result.
  • Move mouse over nodal points. A label with CAE result value for the nodal point appears and disappears as mouse move to another nodal point.
  • Click a nodal point. Clicked nodal CAE result value will be displayed.

  • Select probe type as 'Current Result - Full' or Alt + click on model probes and displays the base components of result.

     

  • Select probe type as 'All Results - Table' and click on a node. It displays a table with abbreviated result names and values.

  • Select probe type as 'All Instances - Table' or Shift + Click on a nodal point to display all available nodal results for the same node in a single label.

  • Select probe type as 'All Instances - XYPlot' or Ctrl + Click on a nodal ID to display xy plot transient curve. It is applicable only for transient data.

How to edit or format probed table?

  • Double click on the table using left mouse button.
  • It pops table context menu
  • Click Edit Name to change the header or result name.

  • Enter a name and click OK button.
  • Click Edit Font to format the table.

Font Allows user to change a font and its size
Text Color Allows user to change text color
Background Allows user to enable/disable background and to select a color.
Border Allows user to enable or disable border and to select a color.
Apply To Tables Allows user to apply modifications to either current table or all tables.
Apply to Fields Allows user to apply modifications to either current field or all fields.
Update ViewPoints Allows user to apply and update the modifications to viewpoints too.
  • Make necessary changes and click OK.

 

All Result Table Context Menu

All result table is split into three regions for context menu.

  1. Header

    This is table header. It contains node or element ID. In case of merging more than one models, this header contains more than one ID and each ID refers to one column in value region.

  2. Row Header

    This refers to the model name of the column data. It is useful when comparing multiple models.

  3. Column Header

    This refers to list of result names. It contains only abbreviation of results. Here is D is for displacement. User can view the abbreviation table if necessary.

  4. Value Region

    This is set of cells and its values corresponds to its column and row header.

Table Header Context Menu

 

Column or Row header Context Menu

Value Region Context Menu

 

Edit Value Allows user to edit values and update it to multiple cells across all viewpoints.
Edit Precision Allows user to change precision and formats.
Edit Font Allows user to change the font and its attributes.
Mark Min & Max Highlights the table if value is maximum or minimum among the available tables.
Show/Hide ID Shows  or hides table header.
Show/Hide Abbreviations Show or hides result abbreviations table.
Show/Hide Row Header Shows or hides row header.
Show/Hide Column Header Shows or hides column header.
Edit Font.. Allows user font properties.
Hide Label Hides label.
Delete Label Deletes label.
Show All Labels Shows all labels independent of attached position visibility
Hide All Labels Hides all labels.
Delete All Labels Deletes all existing labels.
Fit Labels Fits all labels inside viewer.
Auto Fit Labels Fits all labels inside the viewer during scene rotation, zoom and pan.
Arrange Labels Arranges all labels and tables in multiple rows according to its attached positions to the model. It has 3 mechanisms 'Near, Top-Bottom and Compact'.
Auto Arrange Labels Arranges all labels automatically whenever user modifies the label or table dimensions

How to scale geometry or parts?

  • Click 'Edit | Product Explorer', which displays the product tree.

  • Click the group node, not leaf node.

  • Right mouse click on the node drops down a context menu.

  • Select 'Transform' option.

  • Check 'Scale' option.

  • Enter the scale factors for each coordinate axis.

  • Now the model is scaled and is ready for probing.

How to edit or format table?

  • Double click on the table using left mouse button.
  • It pops table context menu
  • Click Edit Name to change the header or result name.

  • Check 'Update Viewpoints' option to update all viewpoint tables.
  • Enter a name and click OK button.
  • Click Edit Font to format the table.

Apply to Tables Allows user to set either current table or all tables
Apply to Fields Allows user to set all fields or current field or current colum.
Font Allows user to change a font and its size
Font Size Allows user to change a font size.
Text Color Allows user to change text color
Background Allows user to show/hide background
Background Color Allows user to enable/disable background and to select a color.
Border Allows user to show or hide border.
Border Color Allows user to change border color.
Update All ViewPoints Allows user to apply and update the modifications to viewpoints too.
  • Only the checked options are applicable for modifications.
  • Make necessary changes and click OK.
  • Double Click on the value cell to edit value.
  • It pops up context menu.
  • Click 'Edit Value...' option.
  • The following 'Edit Table Value' pops up.

  • User can edit the value.
  • User can update the modified value to all update viewpoints.
  • User has to select 'All Tables' and 'All Fields' option to apply the modifications to all viewpoints.
  • User can apply the modified value to all fields or the column selected or current cell or field.
  • Check 'Update All Viewpoints' option to update the same to all viewpoints.
  • Click 'OK' to apply all modifications.