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only see basic loads on selected plates?

only see basic loads on selected plates?

only see basic loads on selected plates?

I have a concrete storage tank modeled out of plates and I want to visually see how the wall loads in a certain basic load case are being applied to the tank. This interior fluid load is applied to the walls and the floor, therefore it gets a bit messy visually when looking at this basic load case because the floor loads conflict visually with the wall loads. Is there a way to only see the wall applied loads to the tank, such as only seeing loads applied to the selected plates? I thought I was able to work around this issue before the upgrade but can't remember how I did it or where that button is in the new layout.

RE: only see basic loads on selected plates?

Split your applied loads into 2 load cases. Or relabel the wall plates, then control the visibility.

RE: only see basic loads on selected plates?

In the old interface, I use "View" -> "Select" -> "Plate Data" -> "Parallel to Plane".

This can allow for good print outs of your loads only highlighting those in a certain direction.

Usually I have a single representative strip of loads if I want to show loads in all directions for clarity (and hide the rest).

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