FILE, Fname, Ext, --
Specifies the data file where results are to be found.

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File name and directory path (248 characters maximum, including the characters needed for the directory path). An unspecified directory path defaults to the working directory; in this case, you can use all 248 characters for the file name.

The file name defaults to Jobname.


Filename extension (eight-character maximum).

If Fname is blank, the extension defaults to RST (for structural, fluid, or coupled-field analyses), to RTH (for thermal or electrical analyses), or to RMG (for magnetic analyses). For postprocessing contact results corresponding to the initial contact state in POST1, use the RCN extension.


Unused field.

Command Default

Use the result file with the Jobname as Fname and with the extension corresponding to the analysis type.


Specifies the ANSYS data file where the results are to be found for postprocessing.

Menu Paths

Main Menu>General Postproc>Data & File Opts
Main Menu>TimeHist Postpro>Settings>File
Utility Menu>File>List>Binary Files
Utility Menu>List>Files>Binary Files

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