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   'plot' ['n'|'e'|'f'|'p'|'l'|'s'|'b'|'S'|'L'|'sh'|'si']&->
          ['a'|'d'|'p'|'q'|'t'|'v'] ->
          <set> 'w'|'k'|'r'|'g'|'b'|'y'|'m'|'n'|'t'
This keyword is used to display the entities of a set. Entities already visible will be erased. The following types of entities are known:

Nodes n, Elements e, Faces f, Points p, Lines l, Surfaces s, Bodies b, Nurb Surfaces S, Nurb Lines L, Shapes sh and the shaded (illuminated) surfaces si

The entities can be displayed in the following colors:

White w, Black k, Red r, Green g, Blue b, Yellow y, Magenta m, Nickel 'n' (metallic grey) and turquois t

To display the entities with attributes, use the type in combination with an attribute (second letter). For example

plot la all

will display all lines with their names. The attribute d works only for lines,

plot ld all

will display all lines with their division and bias (see bia). The division is given by the last two numbers (1-99) and the bias by the leading number. If there is more than one number in front of the division, the number has to be divided by a factor of ten to get the bias (10130 means a bias of 10.1 and a div of 30). Also, the attribute p works only for lines. In this case the lines with its end-points are drawn:

plot lp all

This is useful to detect the begin and end of all lines. If end-points are deleted, the line is also deleted. Therefore special care with end-points is necessary. Shaded surfaces

plot si all

can only be displayed if the interiour was previously calculated, which is done with the command ``rep''. The attribute t applies only to nodes and will display only the ones which have attached texts:

plot nt all

will display only the nodes which have attached texts out of the set 'all'. They are created with ''qadd'', ''qenq'' or ''qtxt''.

The attribute q works only for elements. With this attribute, only elements which do not pass the element-quality check are displayed:

plot eq all

The threshold for the element-quality is defined with ''eqal''. The attribute v works only for nodes,

plot nv set1

will display the nodes in set set1 with their values. This is only meaningful in post-processing mode (see Datasets how to assign values to nodes). To plot additional entities, see plus.


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