Change the Vector Color by Direction

  1. From the Plot tools, click the Vector tool.
    Figure 1.
  2. From the Vector panel, click the Display tab (located in the middle of the panel).
  3. Select Direction from the Color by drop-down menu.
    The vector is displayed with the colors defined by the buttons. The buttons are enabled and the default colors for the vector are:
    • Red for X
    • Green for Y
    • Blue for Z
    • Yellow for resultant X+Y
    • Light blue for shear resultant Y+Z
    • Pink for shear resultant Z+X
    • White for shear resultant X+Y+Z
  4. Click the color box and select a different color from the color palette.
    The colors for the components or resultant are changed.