Helper Functions

These methods simplify launching MAPDL, converting existing scripts, or automating other tasks.

convert_script(filename_in, filename_out[, ...])

Converts an ANSYS input file to a python PyMAPDL script.

launch_mapdl([exec_file, run_location, ...])

Start MAPDL locally in gRPC mode.

change_default_ansys_path(exe_loc)

Change your default ansys path.

find_ansys()

Searches for ansys path within the standard install location and returns the path of the latest version.

close_all_local_instances([port_range])

Close all MAPDL instances within a port_range.