.rand file

The .rand file is an OptiStruct ASCII format results file.

File Creation

This file is only created for random response subcases. This file is only created if XYPLOT is defined in random response.

File Contents

Result Description
Random response results Results from random response analyses.


  1. The # in the file name is the user-defined subcase ID from which these results are obtained.
  2. The _rand.mvw HyperView script file automatically creates plots for the results contained in this file.