Thermal steady state animator

Shows and animates the steady state temperature at different indices.


Shows the name of the viewer.

Figure panel

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.