cfopen

Mapdl.cfopen(fname='', ext='', loc='', **kwargs)

Opens a “command” file.

APDL Command: *CFOPEN

Warning

This command must be run using mapdl.non_interactive

Parameters
  • fname – File name and directory path (248 characters maximum, including the characters needed for the directory path). An unspecified directory path defaults to the working directory; in this case, you can use all 248 characters for the file name.

  • ext – Filename extension (eight-character maximum).

  • loc

    Determines whether existing file will be overwritten or appended:

    (blank) : The existing file will be overwritten. APPEND : The file will be appended to the existing file.

Notes

Data processed with the *VWRITE command will also be written to this file if the file is open when the *VWRITE command is issued.

This command is valid in any processor.