Arguably one of the most difficult steps in using User Subroutines in Abaqus is installing them correctly, and getting them to work! To help you overcome this first obstacle, we have produced a guide to walk you through the process.
In the following example, MS Visual Studio 2010 Professional and Intel Parallel Studio XE Composer editions were both installed. The install is correct for Abaqus 6.14-2, please adjust Step 3 for your applicable application version. Please see the recommended configurations in links below (some require 3DS login):