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CreatePlot Method (ICWResults)

Creates the specified plot.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function CreatePlot( _
   ByVal NResultType As System.Integer, _
   ByVal NComponent As System.Integer, _
   ByVal NUnits As System.Integer, _
   ByVal BValueByElem As System.Boolean, _
   ByRef ErrorCode As System.Integer _
) As CWPlot
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWResults
Dim NResultType As System.Integer
Dim NComponent As System.Integer
Dim NUnits As System.Integer
Dim BValueByElem As System.Boolean
Dim ErrorCode As System.Integer
Dim value As CWPlot
value = instance.CreatePlot(NResultType, NComponent, NUnits, BValueByElem, ErrorCode)
CWPlot CreatePlot( 
   System.int NResultType,
   System.int NComponent,
   System.int NUnits,
   System.bool BValueByElem,
   out System.int ErrorCode
CWPlot^ CreatePlot( 
&   System.int NResultType,
&   System.int NComponent,
&   System.int NUnits,
&   System.bool BValueByElem,
&   [Out] System.int ErrorCode


Type of results plot as defined by swsPlotResultTypes_e (see Remarks)
Component to plot (see Remarks)
Units as appropriate to NComponent (see Remarks)
True to plot element values, false to plot node values
Error code as defined in swsResultPlotErrorCode_e

Return Value




If NResultType is swsPlotResultTypes_e... Then NComponent contains the component to plot as defined by... And NUnits contains the units as defined by...
swsResultAcceleration swsAccelerationComponent_e swsAccelerationUnit_e
swsResultBeamDiagram swsBeamForceType_e swsForceUnit_e
swsResultBeamStress swsBeamStressType_e swsStrengthUnit_e
swsResultDesignInsight N/A N/A
swsResultDisplacementOrAmplitude swsLinearUnit_e (displacement) or swsForceUnit_e (reaction force)
swsResultEdgeWeldConnector N/A N/A
swsResultFactorOfSafety N/A
swsResultFatigue swsFatigueComponent_e N/A
swsResultPinBoltBearing N/A N/A
swsResultStrain swsStrainComponent_e swsStrengthUnit_e
swsResultEquivalentStress* N/A swsStrengthUnit_e
swsResultStress swsStressComponent_e swsStrengthUnit_e
swsResultThermal swsThermalComponent_e swsTemperatureUnit_e
swsResultVelocity swsVelocityComponent_e swsVelocityUnit_e

* The following conditions are required to create an equivalent stress plot:

  • Mixed mesh model with beams and solids/shells
  • Dynamic study
  • Nodal von Mises stress only (Faster) option is chosen in Results Options > Quantity to calculate stress results 

NOTE: After calling this method to create a plot of linear dynamic, frequency, or buckling studies, call ICWPlot::SetModeShape to set the mode shape number of the plot.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS Simulation API 2015 SP0

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