User:Jcreer/SMS:UGrid Clipping Workflow

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The UGrid clipping display option can be used to cut away a portion of a UGrid and visualize the data inside the grid. To create a UGrid clipping, follow the steps below using an existing UGrid project.

1. Use a clipping plane.
1. Select a UGrid cell and note vector points.
  1. Use the Select Elements SMS Select Mesh Element Tool.svg tool and note the cell centroid values.
2. Set UGrid clipping display options.
  1. Select the Display | Display Options menu command.
  2. In the UGrid tab, turn on the Clip options and click the Options dialog.
  3. In the UGrid Clip Settings dialog, select the "Plane" setting and set the plane values.
    • The cell centroid values and normal vector points must be entered.
3. Use the clipping plane widget.
  1. Using the Edit Clip Plane Edit Clip Plane Tool.svg tool, adjust the clipping plane location.
2. Clip to a scalar value.
  1. Select the Display | Display Options menu command.
  2. In the UGrid tab, turn on the Clip options and click the Options dialog.
  3. In the UGrid Clip Settings dialog, select the "Scalar Range" setting and set the range values.
    • Only values within the selected scalar values will be displayed.
3. Clip to a scalar range.
  1. Select the Display | Display Options menu command.
  2. In the UGrid tab, turn on the Clip options and click the Options dialog.
  3. In the UGrid Clip Settings dialog, select the "Scalar" setting and set the scalar value.
    • Only values above the selected scalar value will be displayed.