Working Plane

These DATABASE commands turn on, move, rotate, and modify the working plane, which is used for picking operations.

Mapdl.kwpave([p1, p2, p3, p4, p5, p6, p7, ...])

Moves the working plane origin to the average location of keypoints.

Mapdl.kwplan([wn, korig, kxax, kplan])

Defines the working plane using three keypoints.

Mapdl.lwplan([wn, nl1, ratio])

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

Mapdl.nwpave([n1, n2, n3, n4, n5, n6, n7, ...])

Moves the working plane origin to the average location of nodes.

Mapdl.nwplan([wn, norig, nxax, nplan])

Defines the working plane using three nodes.

Mapdl.wpave([x1, y1, z1, x2, y2, z2, x3, y3, z3])

Moves the working plane origin to the average of specified points.

Mapdl.wpcsys([wn, kcn])

Defines the working plane location based on a coordinate system.

Mapdl.wplane([wn, xorig, yorig, zorig, ...])

Defines a working plane to assist in picking operations.

Mapdl.wpoffs([xoff, yoff, zoff])

Offsets the working plane.

Mapdl.wprota([thxy, thyz, thzx])

Rotates the working plane.

Mapdl.wpstyl([snap, grspac, grmin, grmax, ...])

Controls the display and style of the working plane.