catiain

Mapdl.catiain(name='', extension='', path='', blank='', **kwargs)

Transfers a CATIA model into the ANSYS program.

APDL Command: ~CATIAIN

Parameters
name

The name of a valid CATIA model, created with CATIA 4.x or lower. The first character of the file name must be an alphanumeric. Special characters such as & - and * and spaces are not permitted in the part name.

extension

The extension for the file. The default extension is .model.

path

The path name of the directory in which the file resides, enclosed in single quotes. The default path name is the current working directory.

blank

Sets whether to import “blanked” entities.

0 - Does not import “blanked” (suppressed) CATIA entities (default).

1 - Imports “blanked” entities. The portions of CATIA data that were suppressed will be included in the import.

Notes

More information on importing CATIA parts is available in CATIA V4 in the Connection User’s Guide.