Project properties – Document

Properties listed below allow users to define basic project input/output data files.

Properties described below are valid XML tags in pdfPost configuration file. Details can be found here.

WorkingDirectory

Working directory is used as a default location for pdfPost input files.
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ProjectName

Project name is used for default file names. Project name can’t contain any of the following characters:  \\ / : * ? \” < > |
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DataInputType

Type of the input data used by pdfPost. Currently only CSV option is avaiable.
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ElementsFile

File with the definitions of the finite elements exported from FEA software.
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NodesFile

File with the definitions of the finite elements exported from FEA software.
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ComponentsFile

File with components definitions. Each component definition contains a list of its element numbers.
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Preserve3DFile

This option allows user to save the 3D geometry outside of the PDF document. 3D geometry is in *.U3D format.
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OutputFile

Name of the PDF document with 3D FEA plots.
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NumberOfThreads

Number of threads to be used during geometry generation. \nSeparate threads are used to create each geometry component. High number of threads may be used, when geometry consists of a many small or medium sized components.
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