4.18. Settings - Material Direction

This window lets you change settings for plotting material directions.

Material direction length scale

Varies the length of the lines displaying the local axes.

Fix length scale

Fixes the local axes length scale.

Line thickness

Varies the thickness of the lines displaying the local axes.

Show Direction 1

Displays the local axis for direction 1.

Show Direction 2

Displays the local axis for direction 2.

Show Direction 3

Displays the local axis for direction 3.

For large models containing mainly volume elements, you will get better results by selecting the Settings > Display > Surface rendering option.

For unstructured shells, the material direction plot is only available for non cycle-zero files.


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