Design Variables

Use the Design Variables utility to review and edit OptiStruct size, including gauge, and shape design variables.

All DESVAR design variables are listed in the table.

Figure 1.
Table 1.
Icon Description
Create new design variables
Refresh table
Toggles between table edit and table display mode
Filter table
Export table to CSV format
Select all
Select none
Reverse selection
Select displayed
Delete selected

Create a Design Variable

  1. Click .
    The Create Design Variable dialog opens.
  2. Fill in the fields as desired.
  3. Click Create.

Edit a Design Variable

  1. In the table, click the Initial Value, Lower Bound or Upper Bound field of a design variable.
  2. Replace the current value with the desired value.
  3. Press the Enter key.
    The design variable is updated.