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Using Output(plot) Set Command

Using Output(plot) Set Command

Using Output(plot) Set Command


I am trying to print only CBUSH element forces when calling FORCE(SORT1,REAL,BILIN)=200 in the subcase. 200 should refer to a previously appearing SET command.

I am trying to find how to define that SET command. In the quick reference guide, they state that SET is a Set Definition under OUTPUT(PLOT).

Here is what I have tried (first tried with CQUAD elements just to see if it works.)

   SET 200 = QUAD4
   SPC = 2
   LOAD = 3

It does not seem to work. I get error messages. I have tried many other combinations, but cannot get it to work. Without the OUTPUT(plot) command written in the bdf, the file is working great.

Any idea how it should work?

Thank you!

RE: Using Output(plot) Set Command

Hi flambter,

try to modify your Case Control as follows:

   SET 200 = QUAD4
   SPC = 2
   LOAD = 3

the PRINT command sets the output on the .f06 file, the PLOT to the binary (.op2 or .xdb).

Hope this helps.




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RE: Using Output(plot) Set Command

ok, thanks.

It now works, but it doesn't do what I was expectinf. I am trying to output in the F06 files onle the CQUAD4 element forces and not all the CBEAM forces. By modifying the Case Control ,all force output are gone from the f06.  

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