FEM PostFilterDataAlongLine

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FEM PostFilterDataAlongLine.svg FEM PostFilterDataAlongLine

Menu location
Results → Line clip filter
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
FEM tutorial


Plots the values of a field along a specified line.


  1. Select a previously created result pipeline.
  2. Invoke the command in one of the several ways:
    • Press the FEM PostFilterDataAlongLine.svg Line clip filter button.
    • Select the Results → FEM PostFilterDataAlongLine.svg Line clip filter option from the menu.
  3. Specify the coordinates of two points defining the line along which the results are to be evaluated. Optionally, press the Select Points button and pick the points manually on the surface of the mesh.
  4. Optionally, specify the Resolution.
  5. Select a Field from the expandable list.
  6. Press the Create Plot button. An XY plot of the field value vs the line length will be created in a separate window.
  7. Click the OK button to finish the command.