Drawing Panel

Drawing panel allows users to design their ideal structure by drawing. The drawn graph will act as a weighting diagram to influence the four optimizers. A detailed introduction to the drawing system can be found here.

Operations

Move the mouse into the canvas, the pointer will become a brush stroke. The pixels in the stroke can be weighted.

Left Click: weighting pixels

Right Click: erasing weights

Shift+Left Click: drawing lines

Functions

ItemFunction

Radius (Slider)

Change the radius of the brush stroke

Hardness (Slider)

Change the hardness of the brush stroke

Opacity (Slider)

Change the opacity of the brush stroke

Create a new canvas

Set Solution A's nodal sensitivity field as a base canvas

Set Solution B's nodal sensitivity field as a base canvas

Set Solution C's nodal sensitivity field as a base canvas

Set Solution D's nodal sensitivity field as a base canvas

Close the drawing panel without saving changes

Save the changes and close the drawing panel

An icon that represents a load

An icon that represents a pinned support

An icon that represents a roller support (horizontal direction)

An icon that represents a roller support (vertical direction)

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