W

W (UP19980820 ) /WAIT, DTIME

Causes a delay before the reading of the next command.

APDL:ProcessControls

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DTIME

Notes

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed directly in the menu.

WAVES, Wopt, OLDMAX, OLDRMS

Initiates reordering.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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Wopt

OLDMAX, OLDRMS

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Reorder by List

WERASE

Erases all reordering wave lists.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Erase Wave List

WFRONT, KPRNT, KCALC

Estimates wavefront statistics.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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KPRNT

KCALC

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Est. Wavefront

/WINDOW, WN, XMIN, XMAX, YMIN, YMAX, NCOPY

Defines the window size on the screen.

GRAPHICS:SetUp

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WN

XMIN, XMAX, YMIN, YMAX

NCOPY

Default: One window at full screen.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Window Controls >Window Layout

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Window Controls >Window On or Off

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Window Controls >Copy Window Specs

Utility Menu >PlotCtrls >Window Controls >Delete Window

WMORE, NODE1, NODE2, NINC, ITIME, INC

Adds more nodes to the starting wave list.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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NODE1, NODE2, NINC

ITIME, INC

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Extend Wave List

WPAVE, X1, Y1, Z1, X2, Y2, Z2, X3, Y3, Z3

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

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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X1, Y1, Z1

X2, Y2, Z2

X3, Y3, Z3

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP to >Global Origin

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP to >Origin of Active CS

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP to >XYZ Locations

WPCSYS, WN, KCN

Defines the working plane location based on a coordinate system.

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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WN

KCN

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Align WP with >Active Coord Sys

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Align WP with >Global Cartesian

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Align WP with >Specified Coord Sys

WPLANE, WN, XORIG, YORIG, ZORIG, XXAX, YXAX, ZXAX, XPLAN, YPLAN, ZPLAN

Defines a working plane to assist in picking operations.

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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WN

XORIG, YORIG, ZORIG

XXAX, YXAX, ZXAX

XPLAN, YPLAN, ZPLAN

Default: Working plane parallel to the global X-Y plane at Z = 0.0.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Align WP with >XYZ Locations

WPOFFS, XOFF, YOFF, ZOFF

Offsets the working plane.

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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XOFF, YOFF, ZOFF

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP by Increments

WPROTA, THXY, THYZ, THZX

Rotates the working plane.

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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THXY

THYZ

THZX

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP by Increments

WPSTYL, SNAP, GRSPAC, GRMIN, GRMAX, WPTOL, WPCTYP, GRTYPE, WPVIS, SNAPANG

Controls the display and style of the working plane.

DATABASE:WorkingPlane

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SNAP

GRSPAC

GRMIN, GRMAX

WPTOL

WPCTYP

GRTYPE

WPVIS

SNAPANG

Default: Snap capability on with an increment of .05, spacing between grid points of 0.1, Cartesian coordinate system, WP triad displayed, and a tolerance of .003.

Notes

Menu Paths

Utility Menu >List >Status >Working Plane

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Display Working Plane

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Offset WP by Increments

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >Show WP Status

Utility Menu >WorkPlane >WP settings

WRITE, Fname

Writes the radiation matrix file.

AUX12:RadiationSubstructures

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Fname

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Radiation Matrix >Write Matrix

WSORT, Lab, KORD, -, Wopt, OLDMAX, OLDRMS

Initiates element reordering based upon a geometric sort.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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Lab

KORD

-

Wopt

OLDMAX, OLDRMS

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Reorder by XYZ

WSTART, NODE1, NODE2, NINC, ITIME, INC

Defines a starting wave list.

PREP7:ElementReordering

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NODE1, NODE2, NINC

ITIME, INC

Default: If no starting waves, a starting node will be automatically defined when the WAVES command is issued.

Notes

Menu Paths

Main Menu >Preprocessor >Numbering Ctrls >Element Reorder >Define Wave List