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Datasets

Datasets are selected with the menu-item ''Dataset''. A dataset is a block of nodal values. These could be displacements due to a linear analysis or for a specific time-step during a nonlinear analysis. It could also contain other values like stresses, strains, temperatures or something else. To select a dataset, make sure that the mouse-pointer is inside the menu area. Then, press the left mouse button and move the mouse-pointer over the menu entry ''Dataset'', then continue to the right. A sub-menu pops up showing all available datasets with a leading number and sometimes followed by a dataset-value (usually time or frequency) and a dataset-description. Move the mouse-pointer over a dataset you are interested in and release the left mouse button. The dataset is now selected. A results ''Entity'' must be chosen to see the values in the drawing-area. This Dataset might also contain automatically calculated values like the v. Mises stress and the maximum principal stress (see Pre-defined Calculations and Result Format). See also the command ''ds'' to control the functionality with the command-line.



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