Altair HyperGraph 2023 Release Notes


New Features and Enhancements

  • Qt-based Build Plots dialog.
  • Implemented multiple subcase support in the Seam reader.
Ribbon Hints
Ribbon hints have been added to help identify tools that have multiple pick targets or open a secondary ribbon. They are small indicators that appear in the ribbon between a tool’s icon and label. The number of dots represents the number of pick targets in a tool, including some that are hidden until hovering over the tool.

Figure 1.
To control this option, go to File > Preferences > Common > Application > Show ribbon hints.

Resolved Issues

  • Application closes abruptly when switching to HyperGraph after creating a curve in HyperMesh.
  • Unable to expand the Notes dialog.
  • The HWC commands related to file loading and plotting are not recorded using the new Qt-based Build Plots dialog.
  • Copying a session's page with all clients crashes the application.
  • Zoom and rotate not working for HyperGraph 3D.
  • Performance issue with Seam reader.
  • HyperGraph crashes when loading an XML file.
  • Other numerous HyperGraph issues.



Extensions Release Highlights
Watch this video to learn more about Extension features in 2023.
  • Autoloading of extensions of newly added Extensions


Autoload Extensions
Extensions can be autoloaded using the “extends” entry when the application starts or is loaded with the environment variable HWX_PLUGINS.
To load all referenced profiles/sub-profiles, the value “HyperWorksDesktop” should be used, the extension can not be unloaded if loaded via the “extends” entry.

Figure 2.

Known Issues

The following known issues will be addressed in a future release as the performance of the software is continuously improved:
  • To show the Extension loaded in different profiles even when no GUI access points like ribbons, toolbars or menus are available requires that each profile is loaded with at least one entry.
    The example below shows the empty HyperMesh and HyperView profiles with the (dummy) entry resources. This entry will not be required in future versions to show the extension loaded in these profiles.

    Figure 3.

Resolved Issues

  • The “displayName” is no longer the same as the “name”