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32.7.1 Display/Grid...

The Display/Grid... menu item opens the Grid Display panel.



Grid Display Panel


The Grid Display panel controls the display of zone, surface, and partition boundary grids. See Section  28.1.1 for details about the items below.

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Controls

Options   contains the rendering options described below. To see the effects of your selection you must click on Display.
Nodes   enables the display of nodes on the selected surfaces.

Edges   enables the display of grid edges on the selected surfaces.

Faces   enables the display of grid faces (filled grids) on the selected surfaces.

Partitions   enables the display of partition boundaries.

Shrink Factor   specifies the amount to shrink faces and cells. See Section  28.1.1 for details.

Edge Type   controls the display of edges. (These items will not appear if the Edges option is turned off.)

All   enables the display of all grid edges.

Feature   enables feature lines in an outline display. See Section  28.1.1 for details.

Outline   enables the display of the grid outline.

Feature Angle   controls the amount of detail added to a feature outline display. See Section  28.1.1 for details. (This item will be available only if the Feature edge type is enabled.)

Surface Name Pattern   specifies the pattern to look for in the names of surfaces. Type the pattern in the text field and click Match to select (or deselect) the zones in the Surfaces list with names that match the specified pattern. See Section  28.1.1 for information about matching additional characters using * and ?.

Surfaces   contains a list from which you can select the surfaces for which the grid is to be drawn.

Surface Types   contains a selectable list of types of surfaces. If you select (or deselect) an item in this list, all surfaces of that type will be selected (or deselected) automatically in the Surfaces list.

Outline   selects all "outline'' boundaries in the Surfaces list. If all outline boundaries are already selected, it deselects them.

Interior   selects all "interior'' surfaces in the Surfaces list. If all interior surfaces are already selected, it deselects them.

Display   displays the defined grid plot.

Colors...   opens the Grid Colors panel.



Grid Colors Panel


The Grid Colors panel allows you to control the colors that are used to draw grids. It is opened from the Grid Display panel. See Section  28.1.1 for details about the items below.

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Controls

Options   contains options to select the method to set the colors.

Color by Type   sets the color based on the type of zone.

Color by ID   sets the color by ID.

Types   contains a selectable list of zone types. You can select the zone type for which you want to set the color.

Colors   contains a list from which you can select a color for the selected type.

Sample   displays a sample of the currently selected color.

Reset Colors   resets the grid colors to the default selections.


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