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Default Options - Results

You set the folder for storing analysis data.

Default solver

Sets the default solver to use to Automatic, Direct sparse, or FFEPlus.

The Automatic option for the solver selection is applied to Static, Frequency, Buckling, and Thermal studies.

Results folder

  • SolidWorks document folder. Sets the results folder in the same directory of the model folder.

    • Under sub folder. Sets a sub-folder of the model folder as the destination folder of the analysis results.

  • User defined. Specify the location of the results folder of new studies. To change the default location, click and select a different directory.

  • Keep temporary database files. If checked, the software saves temporary analysis files.

In the course of solving a problem, the software creates temporary files. For large problems, these files can be large. To save disk space, the software deletes all temporary files upon completing the solution. If this check box is selected, the software will save all temporary files.

Report folder

Specify the location of the report for new studies. To change this default, click and select a different directory.

  • Results folder. If selected, the study report is saved in the same location as the results folder.

  • User defined. Specify the location of the report folder for new studies. To change the default location, click and select a different folder.

Trend Tracker

  • Backup models for Restore to Iteration. Select to save backup copies of parts and assemblies when you add an iteration using Trend Tracker. When this option is cleared, the software adds information to the gallery, Trend Journal, and graphs, but does not save a backup file.

Show bodies which are excluded from analysis. If checked, bodies which are excluded from analysis are shown in the results plots.

To exclude a body from analysis, right-click its icon in the Simulation study tree and select Exclude from Analysis. The excluded body will be hidden.

To change the results location of an existing study...

To change the report location of an existing study...

 



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