How To Change Contour Ranges In ANSYS Mechanical Results

Contours are very important in ANSYS® FEA analyses to show the results to other people. You can change the range of contour colors in ANSYS® Mechanical solutions easily. Here we explain how to do it in ANSYS® Mechanical. 

Changing The Contour Range In ANSYS® Mechanical

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You can see a very basic analysis executed in ANSYS® Mechanical and the contour results are shown like this;


At the result bar on the left side of the screen, you can change the contour range by double-clicking on the specific color on it.

For example, we changed the maximum result to another value as shown above. You can see the result on the contours of the physical model.

As you see above, it is very simple to do the thing in ANSYS® Mechanical analyses. You can save this changed contour into a solution report and you can create an animation file with this changed contour result.


Changing contour ranges in ANSYS® Mechanical is very simple like this. 

Do not forget to leave your comments and questions below about changing contour ranges in ANSYS® Mechanical.

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2 responses to “How To Change Contour Ranges In ANSYS Mechanical Results”

  1. Tom Sholeen Avatar
    Tom Sholeen

    When I double click on range in the Results Bar the cell becomes active but I can not change the value in the field. How can I edit the values in the field?

    1. could you share any videos or gifs about your issue?

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