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Jummybear
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Tension - positive, compression - negative

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02-05-2013 02:39 AM

Why robot use compression force in bars like a positive value and tension as a negative? Is it possible to change in some further versions and add to wishlist?

 

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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

02-05-2013 02:43 AM in reply to: Jummybear
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GMassa86
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-15-2014 08:45 AM in reply to: Rafal.Gaweda

This limitation is very frustrating. I'd like to decide what is positive or negative.

And I'd like to change the colors too. Is that already possible? thanks

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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 12:26 AM in reply to: GMassa86

GMassa86 wrote:

This limitation is very frustrating. I'd like to decide what is positive or negative.

 

Not possible

 

And I'd like to change the colors too. Is that already possible? 

 

Possible:

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GMassa86
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 01:44 AM in reply to: Jummybear

Thanks Rafal!

Will it ever be possibile to change what is positive or negative? My clients use the opposite notation as robot and they never understand my graphs

 

For now, which is the best and fastet workaround to change the graphic results?

Thanks!

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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 01:55 AM in reply to: GMassa86

 

Will it ever be possibile to change what is positive or negative? My clients use the opposite notation as robot and they never understand my graphs

 

For now, not planned

 

For now, which is the best and fastet workaround to change the graphic results?

 

??????????

 



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GMassa86
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 02:09 AM in reply to: Rafal.Gaweda
Thanks, I could change the blue, but I still cannot change the yellow.. Is that possible?

I'm looking for a workaround to mirror the results of tension and compression.. Do you know one?
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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 02:44 AM in reply to: GMassa86
Thanks, I could change the blue, but I still cannot change the yellow.. Is that possible?
colorc.jpg

I'm looking for a workaround to mirror the results of tension and compression.. Do you know one?

Table results, copy \ export to Excel, change sign there



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GMassa86
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 03:01 AM in reply to: Rafal.Gaweda
Great! I could change the other colors and the sign in excel..
Now if there's a way to re-imput those values in robot and create a new "correct" diagram that'll be awesome!
Do you know a way to do that Rafal?
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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Tension - positive, compression - negative

04-16-2014 04:08 AM in reply to: GMassa86

Now if there's a way to re-imput those values in robot and create a new "correct" diagram that'll be awesome!
Nice joke :-)

 



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