lwplan

Mapdl.lwplan(wn='', nl1='', ratio='', **kwargs)

Defines the working plane normal to a location on a line.

APDL Command: LWPLAN

Parameters
wn

Window number whose viewing direction will be modified to be normal to the working plane (defaults to 1). If WN is a negative value, the viewing direction will not be modified.

nl1

Number of line to be used. If NL1 = P, graphical picking is enabled and all remaining command fields are ignored (valid only in the GUI).

ratio

Location on NL1, specified as a ratio of the line length. Must be between 0.0 and 1.0. If RATIO = P, use graphical picking to specify location on the line.

Notes

Defines a working plane (to assist in picking operations) normal to a location on a line. See WPSTYL command to set the style of working plane display.

This command is valid in any processor.