Creating And Working With Views In ANSYS Mechanical Graphics Window

Creating and working with default views can be very useful when you are working with a very complex project in ANSYS® Mechanical. Sometimes, it can be very hard to adjust the view of a portion of a model or geometry. If you create a view that has this adjustment, you can use this view to go to this view easily, and you do not need to adjust this view again and again. Here, we explain how to do this in ANSYS® Mechanical, on a very basic example.

How To Create A View In ANSYS® Mechanical?

Click on ‘Manage Views’.

To create a view in ANSYS® Mechanical, click on the ‘View’ menu as shown by the green arrow above then hover your mouse on the ‘Windows’ section. From the drop-down menu, click on ‘Manage Views’ as shown in the green box above.

Create a View in ANSYS® Mechanical.

After entering into the ‘Manage Views’ window, adjust your specific view about your geometry or model first, as shown by the green arrow above. Then, click on ‘Create a View’ as shown by the red arrow above.

This orientation of view will be saved on this created view. From now on, you can go to that specific view, just clicking on created new view in ANSYS® Mechanical.

Options of ‘Manage Views’ window.

You need to just double click on the created views go to these views immediately on the graphics window.


There some options for managing views as shown in the red box above. From left to right; Delete the selected view, Apply the selected view which you can do by double-clicking with your mouse. Rename the view which you can give the apparent names to your views. Replace this view with the current view on the graphics window. And finally, import or export the views.


We think that this tool of ANSYS® Mechanical is a very useful tool to work with default views.

Do not forget to leave your comments and questions about adjusting and managing views in ANSYS® Mechanical below. Your precious feedbacks are very important for us.

NOTE: All the screenshots and images are used for educational and informative purposes. Images used courtesy of ANSYS, Inc.


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