This tool automatically selects reasonable legend increments based on the approximate range specified by the user. It also provides convenient access to several settings which are otherwise scattered among CAE dialog boxes, including the numerical format, above max and below min colors, and reversed rainbow. The reversed button also reverses the above max and below min colors, as you might expect.


  1. Extract the ZIP file to a temporary directory.
  2. Run install.cmd to install the scripts.
  3. You may then delete the temporary directory.
  4. In Abaqus/CAE go to Plug-ins from the top menu.