Flat Spots (v8i)Found within Surface Analysis, Mx provides a tool to identify model surface flat spots.
On the Flat Spots panel, specify a Maximum Slope Value and a highlight Color. Working off a triangulation of the Surface Model, all triangles having a slope less than the threshold slope will be highlighted in the specified Color. Select Next to view the results and advance to the Surface Analysis Review panel.
At the bottom of the Surface Analysis Review panel are check boxes to Delete Analysis from the Display, and to Compress Model and Drawing Files. Click <Back to return to the Flat Spots panel, click Next> to return to Surface Analysis, or click Finish to end.
If a string model was used for this Surface Analysys, then you will be prompted to either Delete or Rename the temporary triangle model generated for this analysis. Choose Delete and then click OK to end Surface Analysis.
The Surface Analysis panel is the entry to 10 surface analysis options: