gline

Mapdl.gline(wn='', style='', **kwargs)

Specifies the element outline style.

APDL Command: /GLINE

Parameters
wn

Window number (or ALL) to which command applies (defaults to 1).

style

Outline key:

0 - Solid element outlines (default)

1 - Dashed element outlines

-1
  • No element outlines

Notes

Determines the element outline style. Often used when node numbers are displayed to prevent element lines from overwriting node numbers.

Unless you are using an OpenGL or Starbase driver, the dashed element outline option (/GLINE,WN,1) is not available in the following situations:

Z-buffered displays (/TYPE,WN,6).

Capped Z-buffered displays (/TYPE,WN,7).

Qslice Z-buffered displays (/TYPE,WN,8).

This command is valid in any processor.