etyiqr

Mapdl.etyiqr(itype, key, pname='__tmpvar__', **kwargs)

Get information about an element type.

Warning

DISCLAIMER: This function is un-documented in the official ANSYS Command Reference Guide. Hence its support is limited and it use is not encouraged. Please use it with caution.

Parameters
itypeint

Element type number. It should be 0 for key=11, DB_NUMDEFINED, DB_NUMSELECTED, DB_MAXDEFINED, and DB_MAXRECLENG

keyint

Information flag.

  • DB_SELECTED - return select status:

  • 0 - element type is undefined.

  • -1 - element type is unselected.

  • 1 - element type is selected.

  • DB_NUMDEFINED - return number of defined element types

  • DB_NUMSELECTED - return number of selected element types

  • DB_MAXDEFINED - return highest element type number defined

  • DB_MAXRECLENG - return maximum record length (int words)

  • -n, return element characteristic n from etycom for element

type itype. n is correlated to the parameter names in echprm. see elccmt for definitions of element characteristics.

Note

This will not overwrite the current setting of etycom.

pnamestr

Name of the variable where the queried value is stored.

**kwargs

Extra arguments to be passed to Mapdl.run.

Returns
int or str

The returned value of etyiqr is based on setting of key.