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How do I configure the tooltip options?

  • Software:

    Advance Design
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  • Question:

    How do I configure the tooltip options?
  • Type:

    General
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Answer

You can specify whether you want to view a tooltip or not, when the cursor moves over an element. By default, the option is enabled. This option can be set using the icon at the bottom of the screen:

How do I configure the tooltip options

By right clicking this icon, you can disable the tooltips or configure their properties.

How do I configure the tooltip options

By default, when the cursor moves over an element, its identifier (Numbering), material and cross section are displayed.

How do I configure the tooltip options     How do I configure the tooltip options

In the "Tooltips settings" dialog box, the left list displays the list of all the parameters that can be added and the right list displays the current tooltip content. For example, to display the releases of the elements, select "Releases" in the left column, and then click "Add".

How do I configure the tooltip options     How do I configure the tooltip options

If the "Restraints" criteria are added, the boundary conditions can be displayed on the supports. For example, the support on the left in the image below is hinged, since the translation restraints along X, Y and Z are enabled. The support on the right is fixed: all the restraints are enabled.

How do I configure the tooltip options       How do I configure the tooltip options

In addition, using the display options, the elements can be highlighted when the cursor moves over them.

How do I configure the tooltip options