The basic operations of iRIC are explained below.
[iRIC Start Page]¶
When iRIC is launched, the [iRIC Start Page] opens. Figure 14 shows the [iRIC Start Page].
On the [iRIC Start Page], the [Start Simulation Project] tab is active at first. The following are the items on the [Start Simulation Project] tab.
To start a new project for a certain solver, click on the name of the solver you want to use.
Operations in [Object Browser]¶
iRIC uses [Object Browser] for all subwindows except [Solver Console] and [Graph Window]. Figure 16 shows example of the [Object Browser] of the [Pre-processing Window].
In [Object Browser], the following operations can be made:
Selecting an operation target¶
Left click on the item to select which item to edit. When the selection status changed, the menu items available to the selected item is shown in the menu bar.
Switching between “show” and “hide”¶
Make a check mark in the box left of the item, to make it shown on the canvas. For items in hierarchical trees, if the check mark for the upper-level item is removed, the item and all the lower-level items are hidden.
Changing the order of items¶
An item can be moved up and down to change order. This operation is available only for [Geographic Data] and [Background Images] on [Pre-processing Window]. Select / on the Operation Toolbar to change order of items.
Changing a display setting in [Property] dialog.¶
Open right-clicking menu and click on [Property] to open a dialog and modify settings. Some items do not have [Property] dialog.
Importing / exporting data¶
Open right-clicking menu on an item to facilitate data import or export. Some items do not have import / export feature.
View changing operations on the canvas¶
View changing operations can be made with Ctrl key and mouse operations. See Table 3 for details.
|Pan||Ctrl + Left dragging|
|Zoom in / out||Ctrl + Dragging the scroll wheel|
|Rotate||Ctrl + Right dragging|
|Rubber band zoom||Ctrl + Shift +Right dragging|
You can open a [Mouse Hint] dialog with either of the following actions:
Menu bar: [Help] (H) –> [Mouse Hints] (M)
Figure 17 shows the [Mouse Hint] dialog.
You can change view setting of canvas with the Main Toolbar too. (Refer to [Main Toolbar])