P. To display the support reaction values
To display the support reaction values for the current load case, use the following procedure.
The six values —namely, the three forces along global X, Y and Z, and the three moments Mx, My and Mz, in the global axis system— are displayed in the annotation box for each support node.The Support Reactions table opens.
- (Optional) Select different Load in the View Results group on the Results ribbon tab. The reaction values update with the selected load.
To reposition an annotation box to aid visibility:
Select ribbon tab, select the
Text tool in the
The mouse pointer changes to the text selection cursor.
- Click-and-drag on any annotation (while holding down the left mouse button) it to the desired location in the View window. The leading arrow is redrawn from the support to the new annotation position.
- Press <Esc> to return to the default selection mode.
- On the Select ribbon tab, select the Text tool in the Cursors group.