Simcenter STAR-CCM+ How to make a scene with partially transparent plot?

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This article shows how to create a scene with two layers: opaque plot and custom background in Simcenter STAR-CCM+.


The article will show you how to make scenes similar to this one:

To create such scene you must first prepare:
- the background of your plot, in this case it is DrivAer car model,

- your plot, in this example it will be mean of normalized velocity profile on a line probe codenamed U3.

Once both items are prepared, drag and drop the plot into your scene.
A non-opaque annotation in the foreground will be created.

You can right click on the annotation and select Edit Annotation…
If you want the plot to be transparent, change the Opacity to a value smaller than 1.

After setting the Opacity to 0.5, adjusting the positioning and size, the final result is as shown:



KB Article ID# KB000122476_EN_US



Associated Components

Design Manager Electronics Cooling In-Cylinder (STAR-ICE) Job Manager Simcenter STAR-CCM+