Specifies file compression level.

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ANSYS file name identifier. Input the label RST to compress the following results files: .RST, .RSTP, .RTH, and .RMG. See File Management and Files for file descriptions.


Compression level. Valid input values are 0 (no compression - default) to 5 (maximum compression).

Command Default

File compression is not performed.


Specifies file compression for results files (.RST, .RSTP, .RTH, and .RMG files). Records are compressed as they are written and uncompressed as they are read (for example, by the SET command).

See File Compression in the Basic Analysis Guide for more details.

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