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Analyst User Guide

Analyst v14.04 Edition


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Table of Contents

1. Preface
1.1. About This Guide
1.2. Additional Documentation
1.3. Typographical Conventions
1.4. Accessing Help
1.4.1. Context Sensitive Help
2. Design Environment
2.1. Components of the Design Environment
2.1.1. Configuring Licensing Information
2.1.2. Using the Navigator
2.1.2.1. Notes
2.1.2.2. Structure
2.1.2.3. Simulations (Analyst-MP Only)
2.1.2.4. Plots (Analyst-MP Only)
2.1.2.5. Files
2.1.3. Using the Browser
2.1.4. Viewing Parameters and Property Grids
2.1.4.1. Parameter Types
Integer
Decimal
Boolean
Text
List of Decimal Numbers
Color
Data File
2.1.4.2. Using the Keyboard
2.1.4.3. Edit Properties Dialog Box Options
2.1.4.4. Parameter Help
2.1.4.5. Parameter Preferences and Other Actions
2.1.4.6. Property Grid Multi-Selection Display
2.1.5. Performing Common Operations
2.1.5.1. Undo and Redo Operations
Undo/Redo Exclusions
2.1.5.2. Tree Controls
Expanding and Collapsing Nodes
Copying and Pasting Nodes
Renaming Nodes
Deleting Nodes
Node Icon Toggle
Selecting Multiple Nodes
2.1.5.3. Using Context Menus
2.1.6. Managing Views
2.1.6.1. Switching Views with Hotkeys
2.1.7. Printing a View
2.1.8. Converting Units
2.1.9. Using Functions and Constants
2.1.10. Showing Files and Folders
2.1.11. Capturing Windows
2.1.12. Viewing the Log Window
2.1.13. Setting Environment Properties
2.2. Model Management
2.2.1. Creating, Opening, and Saving a Model
2.2.1.1. Saving a Copy
2.2.1.2. Exporting Without Results
2.2.1.3. Opening Example Projects
2.2.2. Auto-saving Projects
2.3. Setting Working Units
2.3.1. Setting the Length Unit
2.4. Customizing the User Interface
2.4.1. Specifying a Color Scheme
2.4.2. Controlling Window Placement
2.4.2.1. Saving Customized Window Layouts
2.4.3. Collapsing Ribbons and Toolbars
2.4.3.1. Collapsing Ribbons
2.4.3.2. Collapsing Toolbars
2.4.4. Setting Window Tiling
2.4.5. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
2.4.6. Assigning Hotkeys
2.4.6.1. Adding Hotkeys
2.4.6.2. Removing Hotkeys
2.4.6.3. All-User Assignments
2.5. Crash Reporting
3. Structures
3.1. Structure View
3.1.1. Toolbar
3.1.1.1. Cursor Location Readout
3.1.1.2. Drawing Hint
3.1.1.3. Standard Tools
3.1.1.4. Dedicated Camera Interaction Tools
3.1.1.5. Camera Position Tools
3.1.1.6. Picking Tools
3.1.1.7. Miscellaneous Tools
3.1.2. Camera Interaction
3.1.2.1. Methods of Camera Interaction
3.1.2.2. Dedicated Camera Interaction Modes
Rotating the Camera
Panning the Camera
Spinning the Camera
Dynamic Zoom
Zoom Area
3.1.2.3. Specialized Camera View Tools
Next Camera View
Home Camera View
Fitting the View to the Contents
Copy Camera Definition
3.1.2.4. Setting Camera View Interactively
3.1.2.5. Zoom to Specific Solids or Elements
3.1.2.6. Zoom to Specific Attributes
3.1.3. Querying Lengths, Locations and Other Properties
3.1.4. Body Query
3.1.5. Face Queries
3.1.6. Edge Queries
3.1.7. Isolating Objects
3.1.8. Picking Objects
3.1.8.1. Cursor Hovering
3.1.8.2. Picking Methods
3.1.8.3. Pick Filter
3.1.8.4. Clearing/Unpicking
3.1.9. Clip Planes
3.1.9.1. Creating
3.1.9.2. Managing
3.1.9.3. Deleting
3.1.10. Command Types
3.1.10.1. Command Stack
3.1.11. Working Plane
3.1.11.1. Working Plane Orientation
3.1.11.2. Working Plane Grid Visibility
3.1.11.3. Grid Properties
3.1.12. Snapping
3.1.12.1. Snapping And Solids
Projections to Working Plane
Working Plane Offset Snapping
Angular Snapping
3.1.12.2. Snapping and Sketch Elements
Projection Lines
Fixed Angle Snapping
Angular Snapping
3.1.13. Blanking
3.1.14. Properties
3.2. Visualization Quality
3.3. Rendering Speed
3.4. Geometry Fundamentals
3.4.1. Defining by Operations
3.4.1.1. Operation History
3.4.1.2. Operations Example
3.4.2. Overlap Processing
3.4.2.1. Body Priority
3.4.2.2. Faces and Edges Priority
3.4.3. Coordinate Systems
3.4.3.1. Working Coordinate System
3.4.3.2. Using Coordinate Systems
3.4.3.3. Deleting Coordinate Systems
3.4.3.4. Rotating Coordinate Systems
3.4.3.5. Viewing Triads
3.4.3.6. World Coordinate System
3.4.3.7. Local Coordinate System Types
Relative Coordinate System
Face Coordinate System
3.4.4. Organizing Solids and Elements in the Browser
3.4.5. Solids/Elements in Error
3.5. Solid Creation
3.5.1. Solid Types
3.5.1.1. Box
3.5.1.2. Circular Cylinder
3.5.1.3. Elliptical Cylinder
3.5.1.4. Circular Cone
3.5.1.5. Elliptical Cone
3.5.1.6. Pipe
3.5.1.7. Sphere
3.5.1.8. Prism
3.5.1.9. Tapered Prism
3.5.1.10. Torus
3.5.1.11. Text
3.5.1.12. Surface Rectangle
3.5.1.13. Surface Circle
3.5.1.14. Surface Ellipse
3.5.1.15. Surface Regular Polygon
3.5.1.16. Wire Line
3.5.1.17. Wire Circular Arc
3.5.1.18. Wire Elliptical Arc
3.5.1.19. Wire Helix
3.5.1.20. Wire Polyline
3.5.1.21. Wire Spline
3.5.1.22. Sheet (2D)
3.5.1.23. Extrusion
3.5.1.24. Revolution
3.5.1.25. Face Revolution
3.5.1.26. Face/Edge Extrusion
3.5.2. Solid Meshing Controls
3.5.3. Importing Solids
3.5.3.1. Parameters for DXF/GDSII File Import
3.5.3.2. Limitations on DXF File Import
3.5.4. Sweeping Solids
3.5.4.1. Profiles
3.5.4.2. Paths
3.5.4.3. Creation
3.5.4.4. Parameters
3.5.4.5. Scripting Example
3.5.4.6. Scripting Interfaces
3.5.4.7. Exploding
3.5.4.8. Example - Sweeping a Surface Solid
3.5.5. Lofting Solids
3.5.5.1. Creation
3.5.5.2. Exploding
3.5.5.3. Example - Lofting Surface Solids
3.5.5.4. Example - Lofting Faces of Primitive Solids
3.5.6. Converting Between Sheet (2D), Revolution and Extrusion Solids
3.6. Solid Modification
3.6.1. Editing Solids
3.6.2. Ordering Solids
3.6.3. Deleting Solids
3.6.4. Renaming Solids
3.6.5. Duplicating Solids
3.6.6. Solid Transformations
3.6.6.1. Translate
3.6.6.2. Rotate
3.6.6.3. Scale
3.6.6.4. Reflect
3.6.6.5. Translate Edge
3.6.6.6. Translate Faces
3.6.6.7. Array
3.6.7. Editing Wire Polylines and Splines
3.6.7.1. Adding Points
3.6.7.2. Deleting Points
3.6.8. Blending
3.6.8.1. Blend Types
Fillets
Chamfer (Even and Uneven)
3.6.8.2. Blend Use Recommendations
3.6.8.3. Editing Blends
3.6.8.4. Deleting Blends
3.6.8.5. Scripting Example
3.6.8.6. Scripting Interfaces
3.6.9. Booleans
3.6.9.1. Creating a Boolean
3.6.9.2. Boolean Modification
3.6.9.3. Exploding a Boolean
3.6.9.4. Scripting Example
3.6.9.5. Scripting Interfaces
3.6.9.6. Boolean Operation Types
Union Boolean
Subtract Boolean
Inverse Subtract Boolean
Intersect Boolean
Split Boolean
Region Boolean
Inverse Region Boolean
3.6.10. Copying and Pasting Operations
3.6.11. Exporting
3.6.12. Defeaturing Solids
3.6.12.1. Remove Faces
Hole
Depression
Blend
Vent Partial Blend Caps
3.6.13. Wrapping
3.6.13.1. Reference
3.6.14. Thickening
3.6.14.1. Reference
3.6.15. Topology Changes and Entity IDs
3.6.15.1. Attributes
3.6.15.2. Blends
3.7. Sketch Element Creation
3.7.1. Sketch Element Types
3.7.1.1. Construction Elements
3.7.1.2. Line Element
3.7.1.3. Semi Circular Arc Element
3.7.1.4. Center Circular Arc Element
3.7.1.5. 3-Point Circular Arc Element
3.7.1.6. Tangent at Start Circular Arc Element
3.7.1.7. Elliptical Arc Element
3.7.1.8. Polyline Element
3.7.1.9. Spline Element
3.7.1.10. Point Element
3.7.1.11. Tangent at Start and End Elliptical Arc Element
3.7.1.12. Rectangle Shape
3.7.1.13. Ellipse Shape
3.7.1.14. Right Triangle Shape
3.7.1.15. 1/2 Ellipse Shape
3.7.1.16. 1/4 Ellipse Shape
3.7.1.17. Polygon Shape
3.7.1.18. Path Element
3.7.1.19. Circle Shape
3.7.2. Importing Sketch Elements
3.7.2.1. Point File Format
3.7.3. Sketch Coverings
3.8. Sketch Element Modification
3.8.1. Editing Sketch Elements
3.8.2. Ordering Sketch Elements
3.8.3. Deleting Sketch Elements
3.8.4. Renaming Sketch Elements
3.8.5. Duplicating Sketch Elements
3.8.6. Joining Sketch Elements
3.8.7. Element Transformations
3.8.7.1. Translate
3.8.7.2. Rotate
3.8.7.3. Scale
3.8.7.4. Reflect
3.8.7.5. Position Point
3.8.7.6. Translate Point
3.8.8. Editing Polygons, Circles, and Ellipses
3.8.9. Editing Points of Polylines, Paths, and Splines
3.8.10. Blending Points of Polylines
3.8.11. Copying and Pasting Operations
3.8.11.1. Copying and Pasting Sketch Points
3.8.12. Exporting Sketches
3.9. General Modification
3.10. Material Management
3.10.1. Assigning Materials
3.10.2. Ordering Materials
3.10.3. Modifying Materials
3.10.3.1. Frequency Dependent Materials
3.10.3.2. Nonlinear Magnetic
3.10.4. Deleting Materials
3.10.5. Material Visibility
3.10.6. Identifying All Solids of a Specific Material
3.10.7. Simulator-Specific Usage
3.10.8. Parameter Reference
3.10.9. Copying and Pasting Materials
3.10.9.1. Pasting Considerations
3.10.10. Materials Details
3.10.10.1. Magnetic Materials
3.10.11. Material Catalog (Analyst-MP Only)
3.10.11.1. Adding and Customizing Materials
3.10.11.2. Removing Materials
3.11. Attributes (Boundary Conditions, Excitations, and Mesh Constraints)
3.11.1. Attribute Management
3.11.1.1. Applying Attributes
3.11.1.2. Preferences
3.11.1.3. Ordering Attributes
3.11.1.4. Modifying Attributes
3.11.1.5. Deleting Attributes
3.11.1.6. Excluding Attributes from Simulation
3.11.2. Attribute Visibility
3.11.3. Isolating and Identifying Attributes
3.11.4. Copying and Pasting Attributes
3.11.4.1. Attribute Pasting Considerations
3.11.5. Attribute Types
3.11.5.1. Default Boundary Conditions
3.11.5.2. Excitations
Port
Conductor
Coil
3.11.5.3. Boundary Conditions
Impedance
Symmetry
Open
Periodic Master
Periodic Slave
Neumann
Zero Tangential H-Field (Dirichlet)
Symmetry (Reflect)
Emitter
3.11.5.4. Mesh Constraints
4. Simulations (Analyst-MP Only)
4.1. Creating and Managing Simulations
4.1.1. Copying and Pasting Simulations
4.1.2. Simulation Preferences
4.1.3. Deleting a Simulation
4.2. Configuring Simulations
4.2.1. Running a Simulation
4.2.2. Generating an Initial Mesh
4.2.3. Running a Solve
4.2.4. Refining a Solution
4.3. Optimization and Sweeping
4.3.1. Defining Variables
4.3.2. Using the Optimization Wizard
4.3.3. Metric Expressions
4.3.4. Viewing Optimization Results
4.3.5. Restoring Variable Values From an Experiment
4.3.6. Viewing Datasets
4.3.7. Selecting Algorithms
4.3.7.1. Powell Algorithm
4.3.7.2. Multi-directional Search Algorithm
4.3.7.3. Differential Evolution Algorithm
4.3.7.4. Sweep Algorithm
4.4. Using the Job Scheduler
4.4.1. Concurrent Execution
4.4.2. Aborting a Job
4.4.3. Monitoring Jobs
4.4.4. Simulation Browser
4.4.5. Restoring Variable Values From a Job
4.4.6. Deleting Jobs
4.5. Displaying Simulation Status and Results
4.5.1. Displaying Real-Time Plots of Simulation Results
4.5.1.1. Real-Time Plots of MICHELLE Simulations
Adding and Removing Data
Configuring Preferences
4.5.2. Determining Result Consistency
4.5.3. Clearing Simulation Results
4.5.4. Using Value Sets
4.5.5. Exporting Results
4.6. Remote Linux Clusters
4.6.1. Cluster Installation
4.6.1.1. Torque Requirements
4.6.1.2. LSF Requirements
4.6.2. Configuring SSH
4.6.3. Creating the Linux Job Scheduler Remote Host
4.6.3.1. Troubleshooting Host Verification
4.6.4. Configuring a Remote Simulation
4.6.4.1. Torque Troubleshooting
4.6.4.2. LSF Troubleshooting
4.7. Advanced Initial Meshing
4.7.1. Local Control Using Mesh Constraints
4.7.2. Local Control Using Overlapping Solids
4.7.3. Local Control Using "Mesh Control" Solids
4.8. Troubleshooting
4.8.1. Analyst Potential Geometry Problem Found
4.8.1.1. Locating Causes For Meshing Failures (Geometry Concerns Annotations)
4.8.2. Found Only Good Conductors on Wave Port Plane
4.8.3. Analyst Effective Radiation Boundary does not Enclose Radiator
5. Simulation Types (Analyst-MP Only)
5.1. Common Simulation Properties
5.1.1. Job Configuration
5.1.2. Using Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR)
5.1.3. Initial Meshing
5.1.3.1. Element Size Controls
5.1.3.2. Curved Geometry Representation Controls
5.1.3.3. Small Feature Suppression Controls
5.1.3.4. Additional Controls
5.1.4. Defining the Solver
5.1.4.1. Basis Set
5.1.4.2. Linear Solver
5.1.5. Mesh Refiner
5.1.6. Custom List Specification
5.2. Driven Frequency (RF3p)
5.2.1. Requirements
5.2.2. Materials and Attributes
5.2.2.1. Symmetry
5.2.2.2. Open Boundary Conditions
5.2.2.3. Solving Inside Conductors
5.2.2.4. Rectangular PML vs. Spherical PML
5.2.3. Ports
5.2.3.1. Port Indices
Reference Plane Shifting and De-embedding
Good Conductors
5.2.3.2. Wave Ports
Port Plane
Use Scenarios
Rules
Materials
5.2.3.3. Wave Ports on Metal Traces
Common Mode vs. Differential Mode Excitation
Multiple Wave Ports on a Plane
5.2.3.4. Wave Ports with Custom Extents
Excluding Extra Conductors
Separating Coplanar Ports
Combining Custom Extents
Mixed Use of Custom Extents
Boundary Conditions
Internal Wave Ports on Traces
5.2.3.5. Wave Ports on Waveguides
Resolving Degeneracies
5.2.3.6. Lumped Ports
Rules
Explicit Ground Reference
Differential Lumped Ports
Materials
Polarity
5.2.3.7. Use Case: Coax
Definition
Wave Port
Lumped Port
5.2.3.8. Use Case: Coplanar Lines
Wave
Lumped
5.2.3.9. Use Case: Stripline
5.2.4. Properties
5.2.4.1. AMR
5.2.4.2. Basis Set
5.2.4.3. Frequencies
GAWE Frequency Sweep
5.2.5. Running
5.2.5.1. Simulation Log
5.2.5.2. Ports Only Solve
5.2.6. Results
5.2.6.1. AMR Convergence Table
5.2.6.2. Meshes
5.2.6.3. Fields
5.2.6.4. Scattering Coefficients (S), Impedance (Z), Admittance (Y), Voltage Standing Wave Ratio, Stored Energy
5.2.6.5. Wave Port Characteristics
5.2.7. Antennas
5.2.7.1. Structure Requirements
Port Considerations
5.2.7.2. Results
Meshes
Fields
Antenna Patterns
Derived Quantities
5.2.7.3. Technical Reference
5.2.8. Reducing Project Size
5.2.9. Resource Usage
5.2.10. Common Pitfalls and Troubleshooting
5.2.11. Parameter Reference
5.3. 2D/3D Eigenmode (OM2p/OM3p)
5.3.1. Requirements
5.3.2. Properties
5.3.2.1. Materials
5.3.2.2. Attributes
Periodicity
5.3.2.3. Coordinate system
5.3.2.4. Shift frequency
5.3.2.5. Integration paths
5.3.3. Results
5.3.3.1. Meshes
5.3.3.2. Fields
5.3.3.3. Tables
5.3.4. Considerations
5.3.4.1. Meshing and Adaptive Mesh Refinement
5.3.4.2. Resource Usage
5.3.5. Reducing Project Size
5.3.6. Common Pitfalls and Troubleshooting
5.3.7. Parameter Reference
5.3.8. Technical Reference
5.4. 3D Electrostatics (ES3p)
5.4.1. Requirements
5.4.1.1. Materials and Attributes
5.4.2. Setup
5.4.3. Results
5.4.3.1. Meshes
5.4.3.2. Fields
5.4.3.3. Tables
5.4.4. Considerations
5.4.4.1. Meshing and Adaptive Mesh Refinement
5.4.4.2. Resource Usage
5.4.5. Parameter Reference
5.5. 3D Magnetostatics (MS3p)
5.5.1. Requirements
5.5.1.1. Materials and Attributes
5.5.2. Sources
5.5.2.1. Permanent Magnets
5.5.2.2. Coils
5.5.3. Setup
5.5.4. Results
5.5.4.1. Meshes
5.5.4.2. Fields
5.5.4.3. Tables
5.5.5. Considerations
5.5.5.1. Meshing and Adaptive Mesh Refinement
5.5.5.2. Resource Usage
5.5.6. Common Pitfalls and Troubleshooting
5.5.7. Parameter Reference
5.5.8. Technical Reference
5.6. 2D/3D Multipacting (PT2p/PT3p)
5.6.1. Applications
5.6.2. Requirements
5.6.2.1. Geometry
5.6.2.2. Materials
5.6.2.3. Attributes
5.6.3. Results
5.6.3.1. Meshes
5.6.3.2. Fields
5.6.3.3. Tables
5.6.3.4. Particles
5.6.4. Considerations
5.6.4.1. Meshing and Adaptive Mesh Refinement
5.6.4.2. Resource Usage
5.6.5. Common Pitfalls and Troubleshooting
5.6.6. Parameter Reference
5.6.7. Technical Reference
5.6.7.1. Particle Tracking on Finite-Element Meshes
5.6.7.2. Secondary Emission Models
5.7. 2D/3D Electrostatic Particles (MICHELLE)
5.7.1. Applications
5.7.2. Requirements
5.7.3. Structure Considerations
5.7.3.1. Control Grids
5.7.4. Properties
5.7.4.1. Materials
5.7.4.2. Attributes
5.7.4.3. Coordinate System
5.7.4.4. Secondary Emission
5.7.4.5. Converting 2D to 3D or 3D to 2D
5.7.5. Results
5.7.5.1. Meshes
5.7.5.2. Fields
5.7.5.3. Particles
5.7.5.4. Tables
5.7.6. Restarting
5.7.7. Convergence Considerations for Steady-State Simulations
5.7.7.1. Electron Guns
5.7.7.2. Collectors
5.7.7.3. Beam Transports
6. Post-Processing (Analyst-MP Only)
6.1. Identifying Data Sources
6.1.1. Automatic Updating
6.2. Annotations
6.2.1. Creating
6.2.1.1. Configuring Multiple Annotations
Adding a Filter to Multiple Annotations
6.2.1.2. Deleting Filters
6.2.2. Ordering
6.2.3. Browser Suffix
6.2.4. Renaming
6.2.5. Deleting
6.2.6. Copying and Pasting
6.2.7. Visibility
6.2.8. Validity
6.2.9. Mesh
6.2.9.1. Parameters
6.2.9.2. Visibility and Coloring
6.2.10. Field
6.2.10.1. Parameters
6.2.10.2. Visibility and Coloring
6.2.10.3. Querying Field at a Point
6.2.10.4. Minimum/Maximum Value
6.2.11. Particle
6.2.11.1. Parameters
6.2.11.2. Visibility and Coloring
6.2.11.3. Particle Queries
Querying Particle Tracks
Querying Particle Knots
6.2.11.4. Minimum/Maximum Value
6.2.12. Filters
6.2.12.1. Filter Chain
6.2.12.2. Creating
6.2.12.3. Renaming
6.2.12.4. Copy/Paste
6.2.12.5. Ordering
6.2.12.6. Editing
6.2.12.7. Plane Widget
6.2.12.8. Include/Exclude
6.2.12.9. Types
Clip Plane
Cut Plane
Cut Line
Threshold
Isosurface
Particle Location
Energy
Streamline
Scale
Outline
Transform
6.2.13. Exporting Data
6.2.13.1. Export Fields on Regular Mesh
6.2.13.2. Export Fields on Unstructured Mesh Nodes
6.2.13.3. Export Unfiltered Field/Mesh to VTK File
6.3. Annotation Groups
6.3.1. Creating
6.3.2. Adding Annotation References
6.3.3. Deleting an Annotation
6.3.4. Deleting All Annotations
6.3.5. Deleting a Reference
6.3.6. Deleting All References
6.3.7. Deleting
6.3.8. Renaming
6.3.9. Copying and Pasting
6.3.10. Example
6.4. Measurements
6.4.1. Parameters
6.4.2. Creating
6.4.3. Renaming
6.4.4. Ordering
6.4.5. Browser Suffix
6.4.6. Deleting
6.4.7. Copying and Pasting
6.4.8. Validity
6.5. Plots
6.5.1. Creating
6.5.2. Deleting
6.5.3. Copying and Pasting
6.5.4. Example
6.5.5. Measurement Visibility
6.5.6. Plot View Table Tab
6.5.6.1. Table Organization
6.5.6.2. Table Number Formatting
6.5.6.3. Measurement Inclusion
6.5.6.4. Sorting in Tables
6.5.6.5. Copying Cells
6.5.6.6. Exporting Table Data
6.5.6.7. Create Variable
Single Cell Selection
Multiple Cell, Row and Column Selection
6.5.7. Plot View Chart Tab
6.5.7.1. Parameters
6.5.7.2. Chart Formatting
Chart Types
Chart Titles
Chart Axes
Chart Legend
6.5.7.3. Chart Series
6.5.7.4. Chart Measurement Inclusion
6.5.7.5. Choosing X Axis Data
6.5.7.6. Chart Interaction
Chart Zooming
Querying Values
Moving Titles and Legends
6.6. Preferences
6.6.1. Creating
6.6.2. Create Object From Preference
6.6.3. Deleting
6.7. Creating Movies
6.7.1. Types
6.7.2. Format
6.7.3. Creation
7. Variables and Expressions
7.1. Using Variables
7.1.1. Types
7.1.1.1. Expression
7.1.1.2. Choice
7.1.1.3. File
7.1.2. Compatible Parameter Types
7.1.3. Properties
7.1.4. Deleting
7.1.5. Copy and Paste
7.1.5.1. Pasting Caveats
7.1.6. Determining Units
7.1.7. Dependent vs Independent
7.1.8. Name Limitations and Requirements
7.1.9. Reserved Names
7.1.10. Common Mistakes
7.1.11. Grouping
7.1.11.1. Creation
7.1.11.2. Changing a Variable's Group
7.1.11.3. Editing Groups Including Visibility
7.2. Using Expressions
7.2.1. Using Built-in Functions
7.2.1.1. Math Operation Functions
7.2.1.2. Type Conversion Functions
7.2.1.3. Conditional Functions
7.2.1.4. Unit Conversion Functions
7.2.1.5. Complex Number Functions
7.2.1.6. Measurement Functions
Measurement Function Arguments
7.2.1.7. Solver Integrated Functions
7.2.2. Built-in Constants
7.2.3. Operators
7.2.4. Unit Specifiers
7.2.4.1. Basic Units
Capacitance
Charge
Conductance
Current
Decibel
Decibel Isotropic
Length
Energy
Frequency
Impedance
Inductance
Magnetic Flux Density
Mass
Memory
None
Number
Percent
Phase
Power
Resolution
Temperature
Time
Voltage
7.2.4.2. Compound Units
7.2.5. Autocomplete
7.3. Variables Control
7.3.1. Keystrokes
7.3.2. Tuning Variables
7.3.3. Ordering
7.3.3.1. Moving
7.3.3.2. Sorting
7.4. Working with Value Sets
7.4.1. Creating a Value Set
7.4.2. Managing Value Sets
7.4.3. Varying Geometry
8. Data Files
8.1. Purpose
8.2. Types
8.2.1. Imported
8.2.2. Linked
8.3. Navigator Representation
8.4. File Management View
8.5. File View
8.6. Operations
8.6.1. Linking
8.6.2. Importing
8.6.3. Renaming
8.6.4. Deleting
8.6.5. Copy/Paste
8.6.6. Converting
9. Scripting and Recording
9.1. Python Scripting Control
9.1.1. Python Scripting Control Toolbar
9.1.2. Playing/Executing
9.1.3. Aborting
9.1.4. Autocomplete
9.1.5. History
9.2. Object Access From Scripts
9.2.1. Example
9.3. Caveats and Limitations
9.3.1. Undo/Redo
9.4. Python
9.4.1. Locating Scripts/Modules
9.4.2. References
9.5. Recorder Control
9.5.1. Recorder Control Toolbar
9.5.2. Caveats and Limitations
9.5.2.1. Undo/Redo
9.6. Script Blocks
9.6.1. Creating
9.6.2. Ending
9.6.3. Cancel
9.6.4. Selecting
9.6.5. Playing
9.6.6. Copy
9.6.7. Delete
9.6.8. Save
9.6.9. Renaming
9.6.10. Editing
9.7. Common Uses
9.7.1. Post Processing
9.7.1.1. Basics
9.7.1.2. Fields
Sampling Fields Along a Line
Sampling Fields At a Point
9.7.1.3. Particles
Properties
10. Analyst-MP Command Line Usage
10.1. Command-line Usage and Examples
A. Interfaces
A.1. Global Enumerations
A.2. IAMRConfig
A.3. IAWRUnknown
A.4. IAnchoredShape
A.5. IAnnotation
A.6. IAnnotationAttribute
A.7. IAnnotationConfig
A.8. IAnnotationGroup
A.9. IAnnotationLegendConfig
A.10. IAnnotationReference
A.11. IAnnotationVectorConfig
A.12. IAnnotationViewConfig
A.13. IAntennaFarFieldConfig
A.14. IAttribute
A.15. IAttributeApplication
A.16. IAttributeConfig
A.17. IAttributeSet
A.18. IAxisConfig
A.19. IBackwardDifferenceParticleTrackerConfig
A.20. IBlend
A.21. IBody
A.22. IBoolean
A.23. IBoxCornerExtent
A.24. ICameraConfig
A.25. ICenterCircularArc
A.26. ICenterEllipticalArc
A.27. ICenterPolygon
A.28. IClipFilter
A.29. IClipPlane
A.30. IClipPlaneContainer
A.31. IClipboardSource
A.32. IClipboardTarget
A.33. ICone
A.34. IContainer
A.35. IContainerChild
A.36. ICoordinateSystem
A.37. ICoordinateSystemConfig
A.38. ICoordinateSystemManager
A.39. ICoordinateSystemSpecification
A.40. ICreateBoolean
A.41. ICreateSweptSolid
A.42. ICutLineFilter
A.43. ICutPlaneFilter
A.44. ICylinder
A.45. IDFEM
A.46. IDataFile
A.47. IDataItem
A.48. IDataItemKey
A.49. IDataItemSelection
A.50. IDataItemSource
A.51. IDataSet
A.52. IDeletable
A.53. IDerivedCalculator
A.54. IDirectEigenSolverConfig
A.55. IDirectLinearSolverConfig
A.56. IDrivenFrequency3D
A.57. IES3p
A.58. IESConductor
A.59. IESNp
A.60. IESPIC
A.61. IESPIC2D
A.62. IESPIC3D
A.63. IEdge
A.64. IEigenSolverConfig
A.65. IEigenmode2D
A.66. IEigenmode3D
A.67. IElectrostatics3D
A.68. IElement
A.69. IElementBlend
A.70. IElementCreationOperation
A.71. IElementOperation
A.72. IElementPoints
A.73. IElementReflection
A.74. IElementRotation
A.75. IElementScale
A.76. IElementTranslation
A.77. IEllipse
A.78. IEllipticalCone
A.79. IEllipticalCylinder
A.80. IParticleLocationFilter
A.81. IEmitter
A.82. IEnergyFilter
A.83. IEnvironmentOptions
A.84. IExportFieldConfig
A.85. IExtrusion
A.86. IFDImpedance
A.87. IFDOpen
A.88. IFace
A.89. IFaceCoordinateSystem
A.90. IField
A.91. IFieldAnnotation
A.92. IFieldAnnotationConfig
A.93. IFieldConfig
A.94. IFileManager
A.95. IFilter
A.96. IFilterContainer
A.97. IGAWEConfig
A.98. IGeometry
A.99. IGeometryConcernsAnnotationConfig
A.100. IGridConfig
A.101. IHMLUConfig
A.102. IHalfEllipse
A.103. IImageConfig
A.104. IIsoSurfaceFilter
A.105. IIsolatable
A.106. IIterativeEigenSolverConfig
A.107. IIterativeLinearSolverConfig
A.108. IJob
A.109. IJobConfig
A.110. ILayeredImportConfig
A.111. ILegendConfig
A.112. ILine
A.113. ILinearSolverConfig
A.114. ILog
A.115. ILogControls
A.116. IMICHELLE
A.117. IMICHELLE2D
A.118. IMICHELLE3D
A.119. IMICHELLE_AMREstimation
A.120. IMICHELLE_AMRMetric
A.121. IMICHELLE_AMROutput
A.122. IMICHELLE_AdaptiveTracking
A.123. IMICHELLE_AdditionalPhysics
A.124. IMICHELLE_Ampere
A.125. IMICHELLE_AxialB
A.126. IMICHELLE_AxialBFields
A.127. IMICHELLE_BeamData
A.128. IMICHELLE_BeamLineCalc
A.129. IMICHELLE_BeamLineCalcPlots
A.130. IMICHELLE_BeamLineCalcTD
A.131. IMICHELLE_ChargeExchange
A.132. IMICHELLE_ChargeExchangeControls
A.133. IMICHELLE_CircuitModel
A.134. IMICHELLE_Conductor
A.135. IMICHELLE_Container
A.136. IMICHELLE_DataOutput
A.137. IMICHELLE_Driver
A.138. IMICHELLE_DriverFunctions
A.139. IMICHELLE_EFieldData
A.140. IMICHELLE_Emission
A.141. IMICHELLE_EmissionBasic
A.142. IMICHELLE_EmissionModel
A.143. IMICHELLE_EmissionOther
A.144. IMICHELLE_Emittance
A.145. IMICHELLE_EmittingAnnulus
A.146. IMICHELLE_Exchange
A.147. IMICHELLE_ExternalFields
A.148. IMICHELLE_FieldData
A.149. IMICHELLE_FieldEmission
A.150. IMICHELLE_FieldEmissionGeneral
A.151. IMICHELLE_FieldSolvers
A.152. IMICHELLE_FixedLaunchEnergy
A.153. IMICHELLE_FixedLaunchVelocity
A.154. IMICHELLE_Fourier
A.155. IMICHELLE_Function
A.156. IMICHELLE_Geometry
A.157. IMICHELLE_GlobalB
A.158. IMICHELLE_GridB
A.159. IMICHELLE_GridBSettings
A.160. IMICHELLE_GridFieldDC
A.161. IMICHELLE_GridRF
A.162. IMICHELLE_Group
A.163. IMICHELLE_ImportedBeam
A.164. IMICHELLE_LVSetup
A.165. IMICHELLE_LorentzSelfB
A.166. IMICHELLE_Module
A.167. IMICHELLE_NodeData
A.168. IMICHELLE_OptimizationMetrics
A.169. IMICHELLE_OtherParticleCalc
A.170. IMICHELLE_OutputBasic
A.171. IMICHELLE_OutputOther
A.172. IMICHELLE_ParallelSolver
A.173. IMICHELLE_ParticleCalcs
A.174. IMICHELLE_ParticleCollection
A.175. IMICHELLE_ParticleFileControls
A.176. IMICHELLE_PhotoEmission
A.177. IMICHELLE_PlasmaModel
A.178. IMICHELLE_Poisson
A.179. IMICHELLE_Profile
A.180. IMICHELLE_RFDriveSet
A.181. IMICHELLE_Reflection
A.182. IMICHELLE_RestartDumps
A.183. IMICHELLE_RoughSurface
A.184. IMICHELLE_SCLESetup
A.185. IMICHELLE_SecondaryEmission
A.186. IMICHELLE_SecondaryEmissionDefaults
A.187. IMICHELLE_SelfB2D
A.188. IMICHELLE_SolverBasic
A.189. IMICHELLE_SolverOther
A.190. IMICHELLE_SolverSetup
A.191. IMICHELLE_SpentBeamTD
A.192. IMICHELLE_SurfaceDataAtNodes
A.193. IMICHELLE_SurfaceMetrics
A.194. IMICHELLE_Symmetry
A.195. IMICHELLE_TDControls
A.196. IMICHELLE_TDMods
A.197. IMICHELLE_TDPlots
A.198. IMICHELLE_ThermalDistribution
A.199. IMICHELLE_Timesteps
A.200. IMICHELLE_Tracking
A.201. IMICHELLE_UniformCurrentDensity
A.202. IMICHELLE_UnstructuredTracking
A.203. IMICHELLE_VolPartFile
A.204. IMICHELLE_VolParticles
A.205. IMS3p
A.206. IMSCoil
A.207. IMSNp
A.208. IMSZeroTangentialHField
A.209. IMagnetostatics3D
A.210. IMaterial
A.211. IMaterialManager
A.212. IMeasurable
A.213. IMeshAnnotation
A.214. IMeshAnnotationConfig
A.215. IMeshConstraint
A.216. IMeshConstraintSpec
A.217. IMeshProperties
A.218. IMeshSimMesher
A.219. IMeshSimRefiner
A.220. IMesher
A.221. IModel
A.222. IMovie
A.223. IMovieConfig
A.224. IMovieParameter
A.225. IMultipacting2D
A.226. IMultipacting3D
A.227. INeumann
A.228. INotes
A.229. IOM2p
A.230. IOM3p
A.231. IOMNp
A.232. IOptAlgorithm
A.233. IOptConfig
A.234. IOptConvergenceTest
A.235. IOptDEAlgorithm
A.236. IOptIteration
A.237. IOptMDSAlgorithm
A.238. IOptMSDConvergenceTest
A.239. IOptMaximumIterationsTest
A.240. IOptMetricConvergenceTest
A.241. IOptPDMAConvergenceTest
A.242. IOptPSDConvergenceTest
A.243. IOptPVMAConvergenceTest
A.244. IOptParameter
A.245. IOptPowellAlgorithm
A.246. IOptResults
A.247. IOptSensitivityAlgorithm
A.248. IOptSweepAlgorithm
A.249. IOptZeroCrossAlgorithm
A.250. IOutLineFilter
A.251. IPT2p
A.252. IPT3p
A.253. IPTNp
A.254. IParticle
A.255. IParticleAnnotation
A.256. IParticleAnnotationConfig
A.257. IParticleScalars
A.258. IParticleTrackerConfig
A.259. IParticleVectors
A.260. IParticles
A.261. IPath
A.262. IPeriodicMaster
A.263. IPeriodicSlave
A.264. IPhaseSpace
A.265. IPickConfig
A.266. IPipe
A.267. IPlotViewConfig
A.268. IPlottable
A.269. IPoint
A.270. IPointPosition
A.271. IPointTranslation
A.272. IPointsDisplay
A.273. IPolygon
A.274. IPolyline
A.275. IPortSolverConfig
A.276. IPrism
A.277. IQuarterEllipse
A.278. IRF3p
A.279. IRFAMRConfig
A.280. IRFNp
A.281. IRFPort
A.282. IRadiation
A.283. IRangeConfig
A.284. IRealTimePlotViewConfig
A.285. IRectangle
A.286. IRefiner
A.287. IRemoveFaces
A.288. IResultConvergenceConfig
A.289. IRevolution
A.290. IRightTriangle
A.291. IRotationDef
A.292. IRungeKuttaParticleTrackerConfig
A.293. IScaleFilter
A.294. IScriptBlock
A.295. ISegment
A.296. ISeriesConfig
A.297. ISeriesSymbolConfig
A.298. IShape
A.299. ISimulation
A.300. ISimulator
A.301. ISimulatorCatalog
A.302. ISimulatorComponent
A.303. ISketch
A.304. ISketchConfig
A.305. ISlavedExtrusion
A.306. ISlavedRevolution
A.307. ISlavedSolid
A.308. ISnapConfig
A.309. ISolid
A.310. ISolidArray
A.311. ISolidConfig
A.312. ISolidCreationOperation
A.313. ISolidOperation
A.314. ISolidReflection
A.315. ISolidRotation
A.316. ISolidScale
A.317. ISolidSplit
A.318. ISolidThicken
A.319. ISolidTranslation
A.320. ISolver
A.321. ISortable
A.322. ISpecie
A.323. ISpecieManager
A.324. ISphere
A.325. ISpline
A.326. IStandardAMR
A.327. IStreamLineFilter
A.328. IStructure
A.329. IStructureViewConfig
A.330. ISubEntityTranslation
A.331. ISurface
A.332. ISurfaceCircle
A.333. ISurfaceEllipse
A.334. ISurfaceRectangle
A.335. ISurfaceRegularPolygon
A.336. ISweep
A.337. ISweepConfig
A.338. ISweptSolid
A.339. ISymmetry
A.340. ITable
A.341. ITangentCircularArc
A.342. ITangentEllipticalArc
A.343. ITaperedPrism
A.344. IText
A.345. IThreePointCircularArc
A.346. IThresholdFilter
A.347. ITorus
A.348. ITransformFilter
A.349. ITranslationDef
A.350. ITwoD
A.351. ITwoPointCircularArc
A.352. IUniformElementMesh
A.353. IUnit
A.354. IUnitManager
A.355. IValueSet
A.356. IVariable
A.357. IVariableManager
A.358. IVectorConfig
A.359. IVertex
A.360. IView3DConfig
A.361. IWire
A.362. IWireCenterCircularArc
A.363. IWireEllipticalArc
A.364. IWireHelix
A.365. IWireLine
A.366. IWirePlane
A.367. IWirePolyline
A.368. IWireSpline
A.369. IWorkingPlaneConfig

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