OSLite

1. Introduction

Thanks for your interest in OSLite. OSLite is a free,lightweight,developing program for OpenSees visualization. I am very happy to have the opportunity to distribute this software for OSLite users. I encourage everyone to try out all of the functions of the program and send me criticism, corrections or suggestions to improve future versions. I also encourage users to e-mail me at either jacques.chen@qq.com or whchen@outlook.com.

In lastest version,OSLite can visualization a lot of element,there is the list: tri31 / enhancedQuad / VS3D4 / ShellNL / bbarBrickUP / ASI3D8quad / bbarQuadUP / AV3D4 / 9_4_QuadUP / SSPbrickUP Brick20N / ShellMITC4 / quadUP / SimpleContact3D / stdBrick / Brick8N / 20_8_BrickUP / ShellDKGQ / SSPquad / BeamContact2D bbarBrick / bbarBrickUP / Joint2D / ShellNLDKGQ / SSPbrick / BeamContact3D / SSPbrick / SSPbrickUP / bbarQuad / SurfaceLoad BeamEndContact3D / brickUP / AC3D8

OSLite has a lot of features that help you writing and testing your model easily. Some of them located in Toolbar, some in Context Menu


2. Download

  OSLite V0.351.zip (3.8 MiB, 1,271 次)

  OSLite V0.350.zip (3.8 MiB, 144 次)

  OSLite V0.303 Bug Fix Version.zip (3.9 MiB, 98 次)

  OSLite V0.301.zip (3.9 MiB, 48 次)

  OSLite V0.204 Bug Fix Version.7z (3.8 MiB, 79 次)

  OSLite V0.202.7z (3.9 MiB, 201 次)

  OSLite V0.20.7z (3.8 MiB, 293 次)

  OSLite V0.199.7z (3.7 MiB, 334 次)

  OSLite V0.195.7z (3.7 MiB, 132 次)

  OSLite V0.193.7z (3.7 MiB, 139 次)

  OSLite V0.192.7z (3.7 MiB, 40 次)

  OSLite V0.19.zip (6.4 MiB, 389 次)

  OSLite V0.18.7z (6.1 MiB, 122 次)

  OSLite V0.17.7z (6.1 MiB, 105 次)

  OSLite V0.16.7z (6.1 MiB, 158 次)

  OSLite V0.15.7z (6.1 MiB, 302 次)

  OSLite V0.14.7z (5.7 MiB, 68 次)

  OSLite V0.13 (5.8 MiB, 18 次)

  OSLite V0.12 (5.7 MiB, 15 次)

  OSLite V0.11 (5.7 MiB, 33 次)

3. OSLite File Menu

Command Description
New Model... Create a new .tcl file with templete


Open... Open an existing .tcl file.
Save This command saves currently .tcl file in OSLite.
Save As... This command saves currently .tcl file as specified path.
Import from AutoCAD .dxf file This command imports the structure that already modeled in .dxf file.(This commmand is developing,its already can imports lines and 4 points elements)


Exit This command exits application.

4. OSLite Edit Menu

As you see,there are some commands that very familiar to Windows user(e.g. Undo,Redo,Cut,copy ...).

Command Description
Undo Undo last changes, if available.
Redo Redo last changes, if available.
Cut Cuts selected range of text to clipboard.
Copy Copies selected range of text to clipboard.
Paste Pastes text from clipboard to the editor at the caret position.
Delete Delete selected range of text.
Comment Seletion Comments selected range of code in the editor, if no text is selected, it comments the line that the caret is located at. Typically, puts a # sign at the beginning of each lines.
Un-Comment Seletion un-comments selected range of code in the editor, if no text is selected, it un-comments the line that the caret is located at. Typically, remove the # sign from the beginning of each line.

5. OSLite Options Menu

Command Description
Change OpenSees.exe Path This command defines the OpenSees.exe path for OSLite. OSLite does not be able to run tcl files if OpenSees.exe path is not recognized well. 
Auto Complete This command turn auto complete on/off.
Colors and fonts This command defines the colors and fonts


6. OSLite ToolBar

This command is same as other menus.

7.OSLite Model View Panel

This feature is used for model visualization.

8.OSLite Output Consoles

This panel can catch output of DOS command prompt window.

9. Gallery

9.1 OSLite Import from .dxf file

9.2 Run OpenSees script in OSLite

9.3 Code Complete

9.4 Change Colors and fonts

9.5 View line element

9.6 View Shell Element(1)

9.7 View Shell Element(2)

9.8 View Brick Element(1)

9.9 View Brick Element(2)

Leave a comment ?

55 Comments.

  1. Sarhan hosseinzadeh Asl

    Hi Dear Cheng
    This program is very excellent.
    Thank you.

  2. Sarhan hosseinzadeh Asl

    Hi Dear Cheng
    This program is excellent.
    Thank you.

  3. Dear Chen
    many thanks for your excellent software
    but i cant install it.my windows is 8.1 64-bit but when i want to run Oslite i catch this message "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b).Click ok to close the application"
    thanks

  4. Dear Chen
    many thanks for your excellent software
    but i cant install it.my windows is 8.1 64-bit but when i want to run Oslite i catch this message "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b).Click ok to close the application"

  5. Dear Chen,
    I've just discovered your software, it is a great tool. I am having problems running models as I receive a message saying "can not find channel named stoud". Do you know what does it mean? (I'm using Windows 10 64bits and version 351 of OSLite)
    Thanks in advance
    David

  6. Hello, How to install in windows 10 ?
    Do you send me a instructions for install this program? please

  7. 受益匪浅

  8. 来支持下!!!做的很棒

  9. Hi
    I am using OSLite for modelling RC frames in OpenSees. I am getting error during running while using 'remove' command (without using remove command, OSLite runs without any error). I ran the script directly in OpenSees without any error. Please Help.
    Regards
    Nithin VL.

  10. Hi,
    I can not run OSLiite, I have the error "OSLite stop working". I have installed Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 X86 and all the libraries similar to api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll and I am still having the same error.
    How Can I fix these erros?

    Also, I would like to know if it is possible to add a new element and material to the program in order to have a graphic representation of the element (my element is a 12 node -6 subelements)

    my email is gonzalotorrisi@gmail.com.

    Thank you very much.

  11. Hi,
    How to install OSLite?
    thanks

  12. Dear Cheng,

    Thank for your awesome work and a great contribution to our civil engineering society.
    The program is working fine.

  13. 最新版不能打开tcl文件了

  14. Karim Shamseldin

    How to solve this ERROR: "the program cant start because api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer"

    • you can google the error message or download "Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015" please select X86. Or you can give me your email,I can send it to you

  15. 为什么我下载不下来?

  16. Amir Abbaszadeh

    This program is excellent.
    Best regurd.
    Good luck.
    2017/04/22

  17. No plan for the linux version in the near future

  18. Hi
    I download OSlite v0.199 but i cant install this tools.
    ERROR: "the program cant start beacuse api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer"
    please help me for solve this problem.

  19. Hi
    I download OSlite v0.19 but i cant install this tools. do I install a specific software for open this tools like MATLLAB?
    please help me for solve this problem.

  20. hi I cannot install oslite , it's show this eror "oslite .exe has stopped working" !!!!
    is it only run in windows 64 bit ???? or not
    thanks

  21. 终于有人搞这个前处理的工作了,厉害!希望能不断改进!

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