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Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

(OP)
Hey,

i am currently using a python script to generate and submit jobs. Whenever i try to open the .odb files though the error "... .odb is from a more recent release of ABAQUS" . That seems weird to me, since i am using python Version 2.7.2 and my ABAQUS Version runs with 2.7.3, so if anything shouldnt the generated .odb file be from a former release?

I am new to scripting and i would be glad about any tips.


Thank you in Advance.

RE: Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

It seems that you try to open the odb file in older version of Abaqus than the one used for calculations. Do you have multiple versions of Abaqus installed ? If yes, use the following command to open odb:

abqXXXX viewer odb=...

where abqXXXX is a command assigned to the version of Abaqus that was used for calculations (for example abq2019 if it was Abaqus 2019).

RE: Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

Low12, can you please re-post this in the proper forum? forum799: DASSAULT: ABAQUS FEA Solver
It absolutely doesn't belong in the structural engineering forum.

RE: Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

(OP)
@JAE thanks for the tip, it seems like someone moved my Topic already so thanks for that.

It actually worked now,i opened it with Abaqus 2019, i didnt know it was installed on the Server we use. We were Always told to use 2017. If i have a .psf file that i want to run, how can i control which version of Abaqus should be used for the calculation of the jobs?

Thank you, your help is appreciated a lot.

RE: Can't open python generated .odb with ABAQUS?

You can run the psf script using the following command:

abqXXXX script=name_of_the_script_file

where abqXXXX is again dependent on the version of Abaqus.

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