When viewing the floating results dialog screen all the values are shown as incorrect Load cases or "**********" as seen below:
Why does this occur and how to resolve the issue?
AutoPIPE dialog and reports are only able to display so many digits. Once the value exceeds the dialog / Report allotted spacing the value is shown as "**********" (see image above). This is a limitation of the report and dialog fields.
In addition, this also be an indication of another known issue, some values in the output report are printed as "NAN" (Not A Number) but will be displayed in the floating results dialog as "**********".
Fist check to see if the issue is related to "NAN", create a complete output report with all sub reports and search this report for "NAN". If you find "NAN" as seen below:
If NAN is not found int he output reports, change the units to some higher unit of measurement so that the actual value displayed will fit in the allotted space provided on the dialog screen or out report.
There are 2 solutions to fixing this issue:
a. Open the model in AutoPIPE
b. Select the Pipe Property Tab from the Input grid
c. Scroll to the the right on this tab until the "Pipe material" column can be seen.
d. Change the material from the original setting to another selected material in the library for each PipeID in the model
e. Change the pipe material back to the original setting for each PipeID in the model.
f. Perform an analysis, search both a complete output and model listing report for NAN.
c. Scroll to the the right on this tab until the "Cladding Density" column can be seen.
d. Change the density value from the original setting to another value for each PipeID in the model
e. Change the density value back to the original setting for each PipeID in the model.
The CAE development team is reviewing the program in hopes of preventing this in future versions of the program (AutoPIPE V8i 09.06.01.xx and higher).
Floating Interactive Results Dialog