Import a Set

In order to import sets in any format, you must first load a model.
Note: You can import more than one of these files into the same session.
  1. Click the Sets tool.
    Figure 1.

  2. From the Set panel, click Import.
    The Import Sets dialog is displayed.
  3. Select a file type (HyperView set definition file, Animator3 session file, LSPost set file, Patran session file, or Nastran/OptiStruct set file) from the Select format drop-down menu.
  4. Under File name, click the open folder icon and browse to the desired file which contains defined sets/groups.
  5. Click Open.
  6. Click OK in the Import Sets dialog.
    • HyperLife extracts all defined sets in the selected session file.
    • The HyperView, Animator3, LSPost, Patran, or Nastran/OptiStruct sets are listed in the Sets list.
    • By default, the visibility of each imported set is turned off.