- Magnify or reduce the distances between nodes by a given ratio in each axis direction.
From the main menu, select [Node/Element] tab > [Node Detail] group > [Edit Nodes] > [Scale]
Scale Nodes dialog box
Click to the right of Scale Nodes
Display the Node Table
Start Node Number
Not applicable for this command.
Enter the scale factors for each direction.
sfx : Scale factor for the x-direction
sfy : Scale factor for the y-direction
sfz : Scale factor for the z-direction
Assign a reference point of magnification or reduction.
UCS Origin : UCS origin point
GCS Origin : GCS origin point
Average : Average of the coordinates of the relevant nodes in each direction
Center : Arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum coordinates among the targeted nodes
User : Enter the coordinates of a reference point
All : Apply to all the entered nodes
By Selection : Apply only to the selected nodes