SMS:Export Dataset Dialog

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Export Dataset dialog

The Export Dataset dialog is used to export scalar or vector datasets. To open the Export Dataset dialog, use the dataset right-click menu.

  • File Type
    • Binary Dataset Files (*.dat) – Benefits include fast read/write times, small file size.
    • ASCII Dataset Files (*.dat) – Can be imported into Microsoft Excel and viewed with standard text editors. Contains a single column of values
    • XMDF Dataset Files (*.h5) – Benefits include fast read/write times, small file size, native compression.
  • Time Steps
    • Current time step – Exported dataset will only contain the current time step.
    • All time steps – Exported dataset will contain all time steps.
  • Filename – Path and filename used for exported dataset.

To export an XYZ table of a dataset see the Export Tabular File page.

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