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Frost Dialog Boxes


Frost License Dialog

This dialog box will appear if Frost is unable to obtain a valid license.

License Server
Select this radio button if you are using a Floating License Server.
Hostname or IP
Hostname or IP address of your license server.
Server is using a specific port (for firewalls)
Use a specific port to connect to the license server. Enter the port number in the Port field below.
Port
The license server's port number. This is only used if Server is using a specific port (for firewalls) is enabled.
Node-Locked License File
Select this radio button if you are using a Node Locked License.
Path
The path to your license file.
Browse
Press to navigate to your license file. This will set the Path field, above.
Details...
Show the license error message. This can help diagnose a license problem.
OK
Attempt to use the license settings.
Cancel
Do not use the license settings, and run Frost in Evaluation Mode.

 

Frost Log Window

The Frost Log Window displays errors, warnings, and other messages from Frost.

You can show the log window by clicking the Show Log Window button in the Help Rollout of the Frost UI.

Log Window Pop-up

By default, the log window will pop up when Frost reports an error or warning. To disable this pop-up:

  1. Click the Show Log Window option button. This option button is to the right of the Show Log Window button located in the Help Rollout of the Frost UI.
  2. Uncheck "Show Log Window on Errors"

 

Select Particle Flow Events

The Select Particle Flow Events dialog lets you add and remove events from the Particle Flow Events list in the Particle Flow Events Rollout.

You can show this dialog by clicking the Edit... button in the Particle Flow Events Rollout of the Frost UI.

This dialog has two event lists. The left list, titled Ignore Events, shows events whose particles will be excluded from the Frost mesh. The right list, titled Get Particles from Events, shows events whose particles will be included in the Frost mesh.  To move events between the two lists:

  1. Click the [>] and [<] buttons, located between the two lists, to move the selected events from one list to the other.
  2. Double click on an event to move it from one list to the other.

 

Select Thinking Particles Groups

The Select Thinking Particles Groups dialog lets you add and remove events from the Thinking Particles Groups list in the Thinking Particle Groups Rollout.

You can show this dialog by clicking the Edit... button in the Thinking Particles Groups Rollout of the Frost UI.

This dialog has two group lists. The left list, titled Ignore Groups, shows groups whose particles will be excluded from the Frost mesh. The right list, titled Get Particles from Groups, shows groups whose particles will be included in the Frost mesh.  To move groups between the two lists:

  1. Click the [>] and [<] buttons, located between the two lists, to move the selected groups from one list to the other.
  2. Double click on a group to move it from one list to the other.