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Abaqus scripting

Abaqus scripting

Abaqus scripting


I am anew user for abaqus scripting. I created a set in Cae file. then I opened rpy file. it is,
elements1 = e1.getSequenceFromMask(mask=('[#0:53 #8000000 ]', ), )
a.Set(elements=elements1, name='Set-3')
this, (mask=('[#0:53 #8000000 ] command is very difficult to understand. I checked in user manual. but it did not helped me a lot. infact I need to create sets for all elements by reading element's label. how do I replace this " FromMask(mask=('[#0:53 #8000000 ]" part with element label.

thank you

RE: Abaqus scripting

The reporting with these hashes is the default, because of performance reasons. But you can change that. Enter/paste the two command below into the A/CAE CLI and the reporting will be done with the index method during the session. So the IDs of the objects is used.


You can also add these two commands into an Abaqus environment file, to have them executed automatically at every start of Abaqus/CAE.

CODE -->

def onCaeStartup():

RE: Abaqus scripting

Hi Mustaine

thank you this works

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