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Check Element Local Axis


  • Depending on the direction of view, the two sides perpendicular to the local z-axis of plate elements are displayed in two different colors. 
  • This allows us to recognize the local axes of plate and beam elements without having to check the local axes individually. 



From the main menu, select [Node/Element] tab > [Element Detail] group > [Check Element Local Axis]



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Check Element Local Axis dialog box


Front Face Color

Color of the +z local axis side


Back Face Color

Color of the -z local axis side

Display of Element Local Axis

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