FEM PostFilterCutFunction

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FEM PostFilterCutFunction

Menu location
Results → Function cut filter
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
FEM Result pipeline, FEM Filter functions, FEM tutorial


Displays the results on a sphere or a plane cutting through the model.

A function cut filter with a sphere as cut function.
The original pipeline is the semi-transparent object.


  1. Select a previously created result pipeline.
  2. Invoke the command either by:
    • Pressing the button Function cut filter.
    • Using the menu Results → Function cut filter.
  3. Adjust the Result display options like for the result pipeline. You might need to hide the pipeline to see the effect of the filter in the preview.
  4. Either
    • If there is no filter function defined yet, press the Create button and select Plane or Sphere
    • Choose an existing filter function from the list. If needed, adjust the cut parameters to make sure that it intersects the model. Note that changed cut parameters will also change the parameters of the used filter function.
  5. The results will be displayed on the surface of the filter function.
  6. Click the OK button to finish the command.

Note: A Field can only be set if a filter function exists and has been applied with Apply Changes. Alternatively you can reopen the filter dialog.