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T.3 Viewing plate results using element query

Element Query is a facility where several results for a specific element can be viewed at the same time from a single dialog.

  1. On the Results tab, select the Plate Cursor tool in the Selection group.

  2. Either:

    Double-click on element 4


    select element 4 and then select the Properties tool in the Model group on the Plate Tools ribbon tab.

    Tip: Press <Shift+P> to display the plate numbers.

    The Plate dialog opens.

    The various tabs of the query box enable one to view various types of information such as the plate geometry, property constants, stresses, etc., for various load cases, as well as print those values.

Some example tabs of this dialog are shown in the following figures.