esln

Mapdl.esln(type_='', ekey='', nodetype='', **kwargs)

Selects those elements attached to the selected nodes.

APDL Command: ESLN

Parameters
type_

Label identifying the type of element selected:

S - Select a new set (default).

R - Reselect a set from the current set.

A - Additionally select a set and extend the current set.

U - Unselect a set from the current set.

ekey

Node set key:

0 - Select element if any of its nodes are in the selected nodal set (default).

1 - Select element only if all of its nodes are in the selected nodal set.

nodetype

Label identifying type of nodes to consider when selecting:

ALL - Select elements considering all of their nodes (

default).

ACTIVE - Select elements considering only their active

nodes. An active node is a node that contributes DOFs to the model.

INACTIVE - Select elements considering only their

inactive nodes (such as orientation or radiation nodes).

CORNER - Select elements considering only their corner

nodes.

MID - Select elements considering only their midside nodes.

Notes

ESLN selects elements which have any (or all EKEY) NodeType nodes in the currently-selected set of nodes. Only elements having nodes in the currently-selected set can be selected.

This command is valid in any processor.

Return type

Optional[str]