Define Representation Controls

Create your own user defined representations using controls. Representation controls remain available across HyperMesh sessions.

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  1. In the Assembly ribbon, click the Controls icon.

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    Tip: Alternatively, you can right-click on Part Assemblies or Parts in the Part Browser and select Representations > Controls from the context menu.
  2. In the Representation Control Manager dialog, click to add a new representation.
  3. On the left pane of the dialog, under the Type column, click on the control's type to change it.
    A drop-down list appears with the following types: CFD 2D Mesh, Hexa Bounding Box, Hexa Thin Solid, Midmesh, Rigid Body Mesh and Tetra.
  4. In the Representation field, enter a name for the representations to be created when applying the control.
  5. Review the input representation field.
    The representation specified in this field must be available to successfully use the control for creating new representations.
  6. Optional: To auto-create representations, fill in the Mesh flag field accordingly (see Create Representations).
  7. Select and fill in the other fields to complete the control definition.
    Tip: For more information regarding the options exposed under each representation control, see the documentation for the respective ribbon tool.
  8. Optional: To remove a part control, select the control and click .
  9. Click OK to accept or Cancel to reject your changes.