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      Please click here for a short but important announcement   03/26/17

      Dear Users Our Commercial and Academic users around the world can use these same forums here as before i.e. the Altair Support Forum , Commercial users from India with solver queries can go to the Solver Forum for India Commercial Users , Academic Users from India and AOC India Participants are requested to go to the Forum for India Academic Users and AOC India Participants , We will be tending to all queries in all the forums promptly as before, thank you for your understanding. 

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  1. Hello sir,

          i have one doubt. i do 3D mesh in hypermesh . i give TIE contact for assembled part. when i import .inp file to abacus analysis  the beleow mentioned error occurd in abacus .

    ·        WARNING in the keyword "*tie", file="job.inp", line=412967: Unknown assembly level surface shaft

    please help me how to remove the error.

  2. Hello Sir,

    Do you have the  following solutions for this exercise?

    i have tried doing it by myself but still I couldnt do it.

    It would be great if you could help me by giving step-by-step solution.


    Thank you.


    Jalil Ridhwan


  3. Hellow Rahul,


    I hope everything is very good,  I was reviewing your last posts, if is possible can you help me i have a problem with a model, my professor give me a file .hm (hypermesh binary) to print in 3D but i can't export the file in STL format, i don't know the reason but when i try to export the file as solver deck >STL  only export part of elements, not all and show me 2 error (attached image),  Could you help me to identify the problem?


    thanks a lot,  I  appreciate it very much,






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  6. Hello Sir, please help me fix this thing. i newbie in this field


  7. Hello Rahul,

    I was working with hyperstudy, and due to somethings, my hyperstudy interface has changed completely, I'm not able to change it back, I even restore my laptop to a point where the HS was working fine.

    Can you help me out!


    1. akshay325


      I got the solution for this, it went to full-screen mode, and now I changed it using F11.

      Sorry for disturbing. :) 

  8. Hi Rahul,


    If you have any papers or example deck on operating deflection shape analysis could you please share it??


    Thanks & Regards,



    Hello Sir,

    Myself Ninad Dalal student of MTech(Structures).I am doing my thesis through this Hyperwork software,but in topology optimisation of truss problems I am not getting proper results.I am unable to understand where is the problem,where & what thing i have left so that the solver is not getting proper result.The iteration done on the every problems are only 4 in no.The element density only varies from 0.67 to 1 in every case of problem.The members do not get vanishes as shown in tutorials.
                     Please do help of mine as soon as possible as I am getting late for completion of my thesis or give me someone contact who can help me.The date is approaching near.
                                                     Thanking You
    With warm Regards,
    Ninad Dalal




    6 NODED 11 MEMBERS TRUSS_des.h3d

    6 NODED 11 MEMBERS TRUSS_hist.mvw

    6 NODED 11 MEMBERS TRUSS_s1.h3d

  10. Hi Rahul,


    I have posted this content but I have'nt got any answers so If possible can you answer this:


    I would like to export all the pages in my hyperview with required screen resolution. In Hyperview there is an option in Menu- Export* - Multiple Images - old/Advanced where I can specify width and height seperatly. But this option is restrictred to 'Export each window separately total page size'. This means If i have 4 windows in a page this option is exporting images of individual window with specified resolution.


    I would like to export all the pages with required width and height.


    At present I am trying to using command window with following commands by opening every page:


    hwi GetSessionHandle sess

    sess CaptureScreenToSize png 01.png 1400 593


    I am trying to write a tcl/tpl script to automate this process (Export all pages with given width and height).


    It would be appreciated if someone can help me with this code.


    Thanks in advance



  11. HyperWorks 2017 Student version won't start

    Are you opening the app from the start menu? these errors usually appear if you are opening the HyperMesh app from the installation folder .exe file Please click on HyperWorks 2017 student edition, You can choose HyperMesh and the other apps in the client selector,
  12. How to be Notified about updates

    Hi All You can subscribe to our newsletters in connect , these will be received by mail informing of updates (insider especially) The insider will send out a mail to you regarding the updates here - https://insider.altairhyperworks.com/category/updates/
  13. Your post about deleting settings files helped me to resolve my problem with the panel area sliding right and off of the screen. Thank you for the information.

    Unfortunately, yes, I lost all of my settings. That wasn't a surprise, but is there a way to backup settings so they can be read in again?

    For example, I use the favorite panel, Star, a lot. I lost my collection of favorite panels. Is there a way to keep these and restore them quickly in the future?

    Thank you very much.

    Phil Brown, John Deere Company, USA

  14. HyperWorks student edition is only available in 64 bit version, we strongly recommend updating your machine to 64 bit, thanks.
  15. error 9 after download

    Use windows folder options > unhide known extensions, to make sure the file is named altair_lic.dat and not altair_lic.dat.dat, You need to confirm if the Ethernet address in the license file is the correct one and matches the one in your machine. When you open the license file in a text editor you will see an Ethernet address there in a line that says "ETHERNET = The Ethernet ID is the ID of your machine which is exactly 12 hexadecimal numbers. For example D4WRF478F398 Run ipconfig/all in command window and check for physical address under Ethernet adapter local area connection: The listed physical address under Ethernet adapter local area connection should be used to generate the license file, That means if the address provided as above does not match the one in the license file, please request for the license file again with the correct Ethernet ID. You can check your computer’s Ethernet address, by using the almutil -hostid application from the Start > Altair > Tools > Admin tools Menu and compare it with the result in the command window, Alternatively run getmac in command window to find out available Ethernet addresses to cross check as well,