Thermal steady state animator#

Shows and animates the steady state temperature at different indices.


Shows the name of the viewer.

Figure panel#

Figure viewer

The panel can be used to customize the figure.




Reset the figure to the default view


Undo the configuration step


Redo the configuration step


Move the region shown in the figure




Define the general layout of the figure


Change the style of display of the output data


Save the figure

Figure window#

Shows the selected outputs.


Select the index which should be displayed. The index corresponds to the poses in the thermal steady state analysis definition.

Show 3D scene#

Open a new window where the temperature distributions are animated.

Start animation#

Start the animation of the selected mode.

Stop animation#

Stop the animation of the selected mode.

Reset view#

Reset the view of the animation figure.

Component visibility#

Select the components that are shown in the animation window.

Format description#

Change the description in the animation figure. The default description is given in the following table. Manual values can also be added.




Display the name of the simulation result


Display the name of the evaluation


Display the name of the viewer


Display the number of the index


Select the output links that should be displayed.

Configure selected output#

Configure the selected output.

Output type#

Select the type of the output.

Selected entity#

Select the link that should be displayed.

Selected DOF#

Select the degree of freedom that should be displayed.


Scale the outputs.


Define a specific label to the output.

Line configuration#

Change the color, line style and line width of the line in the figure.

Add output#

Add an output to the result output container.

Export outputs#

Export the outputs to a matlab readable .mat file.

Export animation#

Export the animation in to a movie.

Start rendering#

Start the rendering of the movie.

End rendering#

End the rendering of the movie.


Define the saving location and the filename of the movie.


Define the number of frames per second.


Define the duration of the movie.

Max/Min val#

Define the start and end time of the simulation.

Start val#

Define the start time of the simulation.

Clip height/width#

Define the size of the movie window.

Export plot animation#

Tick if in the figure should also be exported into an animation, in addition to the animation of the deformation.

Animation delay#

Interval in milliseconds between two frames.


Define the format of the movie. The possible formats are mp4, avi and gif.

Actual value#

Shows the progress of the movie rendering.

Number of samples#

Define the number of steps between 0 and the amount of poses for the animation.

Animation delay#

Interval in milliseconds between two frames.

Actual value#

Define the progress of the animation with a value between 0 and the number of poses for the animation.

Color map#

Change the color map of a thermo-mechanical result.

Max/Min mode



The max and min value are set corresponding to the lowest and highest temperature in the current index


The max and min value are set corresponding to the overall lowest and highest temperature


Define the temperature range manually

Context menu#


Duplicate the viewer.


Delete the viewer.

Move up/down#

Move the viewer up or down in the evaluation.