# Quick Guides

- How to form a grid of circles
- 1. Enter number of columns (circles in X-direction)
- 2. Enter number of rows (circles in the Y-direction)
- 3. Enter circle diameter (calculated by default per model)
- 4. Enter spacing, measured from origin to origin
- 5. Check Origin to pick origin of grid or Enter XYZ coordinates in text fields
- 6. Check Xpoint to pick point to form X-axis of grid or Enter XYZ coordinates in text fields
- 7. Check Y-node to pick a point to from a XY plane for the grid or Enter node ID in text field
- 8. Enter Part ID of part to apply circles
- 9. Select circle line color
- 10. Select Circle line width
- 11. Click
*Show*

- How to view time history data for a circle
- 1. Check Pick to pick a circle from the grid
- 2. Or Enter the circle's grid location (ex: 2x3)
- 3. Click
*Plot*/*New*/*Padd*