Path Operations

These POST1 commands are used for path operations.


Deletes a defined path.

Mapdl.paget([parray, popt])

Writes current path information into an array variable.

Mapdl.paput([parray, popt])

Retrieves path information from an array variable.

Mapdl.paresu([lab, fname, ext])

Restores previously saved paths from a file.

Mapdl.pasave([lab, fname, ext])

Saves selected paths to an external file.

Mapdl.path([name, npts, nsets, ndiv])

Defines a path name and establishes parameters for the path.

Mapdl.pcalc([oper, labr, lab1, lab2, fact1, ...])

Forms additional labeled path items by operating on existing path

Mapdl.pcross([labxr, labyr, labzr, labx1, ...])

Calculates the cross product of two path vectors along the current

Mapdl.pdef([lab, item, comp, avglab])

Interpolates an item onto a path.

Mapdl.pdot([labr, labx1, laby1, labz1, ...])

Calculates the dot product of two path vectors along the current path.

Mapdl.plpagm([item, gscale, nopt])

Displays path items along the path geometry.

Mapdl.plpath([lab1, lab2, lab3, lab4, lab5, ...])

Displays path items on a graph.

Mapdl.plsect([item, comp, rho, kbr])

Displays membrane and membrane-plus-bending linearized stresses.

Mapdl.pmap([form, discon])

Creates mapping of the path geometry by defining path interpolation

Mapdl.ppath([point, node, x, y, z, cs])

Defines a path by picking or defining nodes, or locations on the

Mapdl.prange([linc, vmin, vmax, xvar])

Determines the path range.

Mapdl.prpath([lab1, lab2, lab3, lab4, lab5, ...])

Prints path items along a geometry path.

Mapdl.prsect([rho, kbr])

Calculates and prints linearized stresses along a section path.

Mapdl.psel([type_, pname1, pname2, pname3, ...])

Selects a path or paths.

Mapdl.pvect([oper, labxr, labyr, labzr])

Interpolates a set of items onto a path.