1.1 Conventions and abbreviations

Certain conventions, symbols, abbreviations, and acronyms, are used to make it easier and faster to explain the content.

Symbol

Meaning

,

Separates successive selections to be performed by the user on the GUI.

>

DOS prompt. DOS commands are executed by the DOS shell.

>>>

Python prompt.

 

Python statements are executed by the Python interpreter.

#

Comment. What follows is a comment.

[ ]

Encloses a user input value.

GUI

Graphical User Interface of CAE™.

WS

Workspace: the area of the screen where the parts are drawn.

Module:

Selection box located immediately above the WS

Menu:

Menu bar at the top of the CAE™ screen.