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Basic Customization with ACT - ANSYS e-Learning

ACT (Application Customization Toolkit) is a new capability that allows for customization of the ANSYS Workbench Mechanical interface. This means that users can now add their own icons into the toolbar that, for example, add a new load into Workbench Mechanical. These customizations can include things like:

  • Specialized loads
  • Specialized elements and options
  • Specialized post-processing
  • Access to FE model information, and more

ACT provides the internal mechanisms that allow you to customize an ANSYS Workbench application without compiling external code or linking with existing ANSYS libraries. ACT can relieve some of the pain and difficulties in specific modeling areas by; eliminating the need for command blocks; automating certain tasks and allowing a user to easily incorporate certain previously developed APDL macros into the Workbench Mechanical GUI.

This e-Learning session will help to provide a better understanding of what ACT is and demonstrate to users how this new functionality can be used.

If you wish the view the accompanying Powerpoint presentation, please click here.

If you cannot access the video above, you can view this ANSYS e-Learning session here.

The complete library of ANSYS e-Learning series recordings is available for viewing via CAE Associates YouTube Channel.

This session is a recording of a live presentation. Please note that you cannot obtain a PE credit by viewing this recording.