If you want Abaqus/CAE to write input files without parts and assemblies, you can use one of the following methods to change the format of input files generated by Abaqus/CAE:
When you start an Abaqus/CAE session
To change the format of the input files generated by Abaqus/CAE, you can modify the cae_no_parts_input_file parameter in the Abaqus environment file (abaqus_v6.env) as follows:
If you use this method, the input file format cannot be changed during the Abaqus/CAE session. For additional information on defining environment file parameters, refer to the Abaqus Installation and Licensing Guide.
During an Abaqus/CAE session
There are two methods that you can use to change the format of the input files generated by Abaqus/CAE.
Select ModelModel Attributesmodel name for the model that you want to change, then toggle on Do not use parts and assemblies in input files.
Enter the following Abaqus Scripting Interface command into the command line interface at the bottom of the Abaqus/CAE main window: