Selecting

These DATABASE commands are used to select subsets of database entities for further operations.

Mapdl.allsel([labt, entity])

Selects all entities with a single command.

Mapdl.asll([type_, arkey])

Selects those areas containing the selected lines.

Mapdl.asel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of areas.

Mapdl.aslv([type_])

Selects those areas contained in the selected volumes.

Mapdl.dofsel([type_, dof1, dof2, dof3, ...])

Selects a DOF label set for reference by other commands.

Mapdl.esel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of elements.

Mapdl.esla([type_])

Selects those elements associated with the selected areas.

Mapdl.esll([type_])

Selects those elements associated with the selected lines.

Mapdl.esln([type_, ekey, nodetype])

Selects those elements attached to the selected nodes.

Mapdl.eslv([type_])

Selects elements associated with the selected volumes.

Mapdl.ksel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of keypoints or hard points.

Mapdl.ksll([type_])

Selects those keypoints contained in the selected lines.

Mapdl.ksln([type_])

Selects those keypoints associated with the selected nodes.

Mapdl.lsel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of lines.

Mapdl.lsla([type_])

Selects those lines contained in the selected areas.

Mapdl.lslk([type_, lskey])

Selects those lines containing the selected keypoints.

Mapdl.nsel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of nodes.

Mapdl.nsla([type_, nkey])

Selects those nodes associated with the selected areas.

Mapdl.nsle([type_, nodetype, num])

Selects those nodes attached to the selected elements.

Mapdl.nslk([type_])

Selects those nodes associated with the selected keypoints.

Mapdl.nsll([type_, nkey])

Selects those nodes associated with the selected lines.

Mapdl.nslv([type_, nkey])

Selects those nodes associated with the selected volumes.

Mapdl.partsel([type_, pmin, pmax, pinc])

Selects a subset of parts in an explicit dynamic analysis.

Mapdl.vsel([type_, item, comp, vmin, vmax, ...])

Selects a subset of volumes.

Mapdl.vsla([type_, vlkey])

Selects those volumes containing the selected areas.