Compare HyperMesh Versions

The Compare HM Versions tab allows you to compare input/output solver files between any two HyperMesh versions. You can also compare with a reference file or previously certified file. This is most useful for non-HyperMesh generated solver decks.

  1. Click the FE Model tab then click the Compare HM Versions tab.
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  2. From the File type drop-down menu, select a solver type.
    Options include:

    Radioss(BLOCK), OptiStruct, Abaqus, ANSYS, LS-DYNA, MADYMO, Marc, Nastran, PAM-CRASH 2G, Permas, and Samcef.

  3. Select the current and reference solver version.
  4. Select export profile options.
    Options include:

    LS-DYNA, Radioss(BLOCK), PAM-CRASH 2G, Abaqus, Nastran, Marc

  5. Select input files.
    • Click to search for and load additional input files. Select the top level folder to load all files of selected file type.
    • Click in the cell for each file type to activate it. Once the cell is active, click to display the file browser and load only selected files. You can also add multiple files.
    • Click to delete a selected file from the list.
  6. If you select Reference File instead of Reference Version, the GUI changes slightly. Select Reference File to compare your file with a reference file or previously certified file.
  7. Select an output directory.
  8. Click Import/Export to import your source file and output your results information.
    The Current Version and Reference Version you are comparing are listed.

    Click Diff to view the report which lists the difference between the HyperMesh current version exported files and the HyperMesh reference version exported file, OR the HyperMesh current version exported files and the reference file/previously certified file.

  • The message log file displays the current status of processes in progress. Click Status/Diff to display the respective report. The message log file is a text file and is saved to your output directory.
  • Click Html Report to generate an HTML report of your session information for any number of files run through the process.