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Misc. Menu

misc menu
  • Reflect - Reflect model about a global plane
  • Reflect about XY Plane
  • Reflect about YZ Plane
  • Reflect about XZ Plane
  • Remove all Reflections
  • Model Info - Give model size information
  • LSDYNA Keyword Info - Show expandable tree of all keywords in the current model
  • Swap byte on Title - Show title in a different byte order
  • Mesh line width - Specify mesh line width in pixels
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Edge line width - Specify edge line width in pixels
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Feature angle - Select feature line angle (if the angle between 2 elements is greater than the feature line angle a line will drawn.
  • 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50
  • Start record - Begin/Stop recording command file data
  • Playback - Playback recently recorded command file data (command_record in working directory)
  • Ruler - Opens ruler dialog (see below for further details)
  • Command file - Open command file dialog (see below for further details)
  • Title - Modify model title
  • Assign Menu Button - Open assign menu button dialog (see below for further details)
  • View Message Dialog - Open keyword file read error message dialog
  • Show Memory usage - Display memory used by LS-PrePost
  • Graphics Win Size - Open window dialog to adjust model display dimensions (see below for further details)

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ruler dialog
  • Misc. → Ruler

Display ruler(s) in drawing area. (Note: a model must be open to use this function)

  • Ruler: Select ruler type
  • Line Width: Select ruler line width
  • Color: Select ruler line color
  • Horizontal Ruler: Adjust horizontal ruler position
  • Vertical Ruler: Adjust vertical ruler position

Reset
 Reset rulers to default settings
Close
 Close ruler dialog
Quit
 Close ruler dialog and remove ruler(s)

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command dialog
  • Misc. → Command File

Also Accessible via the File → Open menu - A Cfile is a log of every command executed during a program session. This log can be viewed using a normal text editor or replayed within LS-PrePost. CFiles are saved in the same directory as the program executable.

  • Pause: Time delay between displaying commands
  • cbc Loop continuously - Loop Cfile playback

Open
 Use to open a Cfile if the original one is closed
Start
 Start playback
Stop
 Stop playback
Step
 Step through a single command at a time
Rewind
 Return to the beginning of the command file
Close
 Close current Cfile

Done
 Exit Cfile Dialog

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asign dialog
  • Misc. → Assign Menubutton

This dialog allows for customization of interface buttons in the right hand menu.


Save
 Save button assignments to .lspostrc file
Reset
 Reset main menu to default button assignments
Clear
 Clear all assignments on selected page
Done
 Close dialog

  • Note: changes made without saving will remain for the current session only

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graphics dialog
  • Misc. → Graphics Win Size

This dialog allows for manipulation of the graphics window size for increased pixel accuracy.

  • rbs Main - Set size of main graphic window
  • rb XY Plot - Set size of current XY plot window

  • Size: Select window size from options or enter below
  • Window size (WxH): Manually type in the size below

Set
 Change size of graphic window
Cancel
 Cancel setting size

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