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3. display/

add-custom-vector
Add new custom vector definition.

annotate
Add annotation text to a graphics window. It will prompt you for a string to use as the annotation text, and then a dialog will prompt you to select a screen location using the mouse-probe button on your mouse.

clear-annotations
Remove all annotations and attachment lines from the active graphics window.

close-window
Close a graphics window.

contour
Prompts for a scalar field and minimum and maximum values, and then displays a contour plot.

display-custom-vector
Display custom vector.

flamelet-data
Display flamelet data.

carpet-plot
Enable/disable display of carpet plot of a property.

draw-number-box?
Enable/disable display of the numbers box.

plot-1d-slice?
Enable/disable plot of the 1D-slice.

write-to-file?
Enable/disable writing the 1D-slice to file instead of plot.

grid
Display the entire grid. For 3D, you will be asked to confirm that you really want to draw the entire grid (not just the grid-outline).

grid-outline
Display the grid boundaries.

grid-partition-boundary
Display grid partition boundaries.

hard-copy
Generate a hardcopy of the active window.

multigrid-coarsening
Display a coarse grid level from the last multigrid coarsening.

open-window
Open a graphics window.

particle-tracks/
Enter the particle tracks menu.

particle-tracks
Calculate and display particle tracks from defined injections.

plot-write-xy-plot
Plot or write an XY plot of particle tracks.

path-lines/
Enter the pathlines menu.

path-lines
Display pathlines from a surface.

plot-write-xy-plot
Plot or write an XY plot of pathlines.

write-to-files
Write pathlines to a file.

pdf-data/
Enter the PDF data menu.

carpet-plot
Enable/disable the display of a carpet plot of a property.

draw-number-box?
Enable/disable the display of the numbers box.

plot-1d-slice?
Enable/disable a plot of the 1D-slice.

write-to-file?
Enable/disable writing the 1D-slice to file instead of plot.

profile
Display profiles of a flow variable.

re-render
Re-render the last contour, profile, or vector plot with updated surfaces, grids, lights, colormap, rendering options, etc., without recalculating the contour data.

re-scale
Re-render the last contour, profile, or vector plot with updated scale, surfaces, grids, lights, colormap, rendering options, etc., but without recalculating the field data.

set/
Enter the set menu to set display parameters.

color-map/
Enter the color map menu, which contains names of predefined and user-defined (in the Colormap Editor panel) colormaps that can be selected. It prompts you for the name of the colormap to be used.

colors/
Enter the color options menu.

background
Set the background (window) color.

color-by-type?
Determine whether to color grids by type or by ID.

foreground
Set the foreground (text and window frame) color.

grid-far
Set the color of far field faces.

grid-inlet
Set the color of inlet faces.

grid-interior
Set the color of interior faces.

grid-internal
Set the color of internal interface faces.

grid-outlet
Set the color of outlet faces.

grid-periodic
Set the color of periodic faces.

grid-symmetry
Set the color of symmetric faces.

grid-axis
Set the color of axisymmetric faces.

grid-free-surface
Set the color of free-surface faces.

grid-traction
Set the color of traction faces.

grid-wall
Set the color of wall faces.

grid-interface
Set the color of grid interfaces.

list
List available colors.

reset-colors
Reset individual grid surface colors to the defaults.

skip-label
Set the number of labels to be skipped in the colopmap scale.

surface
Set the color of surfaces.

contours/
Enter the contour options menu.

clip-to-range?
Turn the clip to range option for filled contours on/off.

filled-contours?
Turn the filled contours option on/off (deselects line-contours?).

global-range?
Turn the global range for contours on/off.

line-contours?
Turn the line contours option on/off (deselects filled-contours?).

log-scale?
Specify a decimal or logarithmic color scale for contours.

n-contour
Set the number of contour levels.

node-values?
Set the option to use scalar field at nodes when computing the contours.

render-grid?
Choose whether to render grid on top of contours, vectors, etc.

surfaces
Set the surfaces on which contours are drawn.

element-shrink
Set shrinkage of both faces and cells. A value of zero indicates no shrinkage, while a value of one will shrink each face or cell to a point.

filled-grid?
Determine whether the grids are drawn as wireframe or solid.

grid-level
Set coarse grid level to be drawn.

grid-partitions?
Turn on/off option to draw grid partition boundaries.

grid-surfaces
Set surface IDs to be drawn as grids.

grid-zones
Set zone IDs to be drawn as grids.

hard-copy/
Enter the hardcopy options menu.

color-mode/
Enter the hardcopy color mode menu.

color
Plot hardcopies in color.

gray-scale
Convert color to grayscale for hardcopy.

list
Display the current hardcopy color mode.

mono-chrome
Convert color to monochrome (black and white) for hardcopy.

driver/
Enter the set hardcopy driver menu.

dump-window
Set the command used to dump the graphics window to a file.

eps
Produce encapsulated PostScript (EPS) output for hardcopies.

hpgl
Produce HPGL output for hardcopies.

image
Produce SGI IRIS image output for hardcopies.

jpeg
Produce JPEG output for hardcopies.

list
List the current hardcopy driver.

options
Set the hardcopy options. Available options are: "no gamma correction'', disables gamma correction of colors; "pen speed = f'', where f is a real number in [0,1]; "physical size = (width,height)'', where width and height are the actual measurements of the printable area of the page in centimeters; "subscreen = (left,right,bottom,top)'', where left, right, bottom, and top are numbers in [-1,1] describing a subwindow on the page in which to place the hardcopy. The options may be combined by separating them with commas. The pen speed option is only meaningful to the HPGL driver.

png
Use PNG output for hardcopies.

post-format/
Enter the PostScript driver format menu.

fast-raster
Enable a raster file that may be larger than the standard raster file, but will print much more quickly.

raster
Enable the standard raster file.

rle-raster
Enable a run-length encoded raster file that will be about the same size as the standard raster file, but will print slightly more quickly. (This is the default file type.)

vector
Enable the standard vector file.

post-script
Produce PostScript output for hardcopies.

ppm
Produce PPM output for hardcopies.

tiff
Produce TIFF output for hardcopies.

vrml
Use VRML output for hardcopies.

invert-background?
Exchange foreground/background colors for hardcopy.

landscape?
Plot hardcopies in landscape or portrait orientation.

preview
Apply the settings of the color-mode, invert-background, and landscape options to the currently active graphics window to preview the appearance of printed hardcopies.

x-resolution
Set the width of raster-formatted images in pixels (0 implies current window size).

y-resolution
Set the height of raster-formatted images in pixels (0 implies current window size).

lights/
Enter the lights menu.

headlight-on?
Turn the light that moves with the camera on or off.

lighting-interpolation
Set lighting interpolation method.

flat
Use flat shading for meshes and polygons.

gouraud
Use Gouraud shading to calculate the color at each vertex of a polygon and interpolates it in the interior.

phong
Use Phong shading to interpolate the normals for each pixel of a polygon and computes a color at every pixel.

lights-on?
Turn all active lighting on/off.

set-ambient-color
Set the ambient color for the scene. The ambient color is the background light color in a scene.

set-light
Add or modify a directional, colored light.

line-weight
Set the line-weight factor for the window.

marker-size
Set the size of markers used to represent points.

marker-symbol
Set the type of markers used to represent points.

mirror-zones
Set the zones about which the domain is mirrored (symmetry planes).

mouse-buttons
Prompts you to select a function for each of the mouse buttons.

mouse-probes?
Enable/disable mouse probe capability.

n-stream-func
Set number of iterations used in computing stream function.

overlays?
Enable/disable overlays.

particle-tracks/
Enter the particle-tracks menu to set parameters for display of particle tracks.

arrow-scale
Set the scale factor for arrows drawn on particle tracks.

arrow-space
Set the spacing factor for arrows drawn on particle tracks.

coarsen-factor
Set the coarsening factor for particle tracks.

display?
Determine whether particle tracks shall be displayed or only tracked.

history-filename
Specify the name of the particle history file.

line-width
Set the width for particle track.

marker-size
Set the size of markers used to represent particle tracks.

radius
Set the radius for particle track (ribbon/cylinder only) cross section.

report-to
Specify the destination for the report (console, file, none).

report-type
Set the report type for particle tracks.

sphere-attrib
Specify the size and number of slices to be used in drawing spheres.

style
Set the display style for particle track (line/ribbon/cylinder/sphere).

track-single-particle-stream?
Specify the stream ID to be tracked.

twist-factor
Set the scale factor for twisting (ribbons only).

path-lines/
Set parameters for display of pathlines.

arrow-scale
Set the scale factor for arrows drawn on pathlines.

arrow-space
Set the spacing factor for arrows drawn on pathlines.

display-steps
Set the display stepping for pathlines.

error-control?
Set error control during pathline computation.

line-width
Set the width for pathlines.

marker-size
Set the marker size for particle drawing.

maximum-error
Set the maximum error allowed while computing the pathlines.

maximum-steps
Set the maximum number of steps to take for pathlines.

radius
Set the radius for pathline (ribbons/cylinder only) cross-section.

relative-pathlines?
Enable/disable the tracking of pathlines in a relative coordinate system.

reverse?
Set direction of path tracking.

sphere-attrib
Specify the size and number of slices to be used in drawing spheres.

style
Select the pathline style (line, point, ribbon, triangle, cylinder).

time-step
Set the time step between particle positions for pathlines.

twist-factor
Set the scale factor for twisting (ribbons only).

periodic-repeats
Set number of periodic repetitions.

proximity-zones
Set zones to be used for boundary cell distance and boundary proximity.

render-grid?
Enable/disable rendering the grid on top of contours, vectors, etc.

rendering-options/
Enter the rendering options menu, which contains the commands that allow you to set options that determine how the scene is rendered.

auto-spin?
Enable/disable mouse view rotations to continue to spin the display after the button is released.

color-map-alignment
Set the color bar alignment.

device-info
Print out information about your graphics driver.

double-buffering?
Enable/disable double buffering. Double buffering dramatically reduces screen flicker during graphics updates. If your display hardware does not support double buffering and you turn this option on, double buffering will be done in software. Software double buffering uses extra memory.

driver/
Change the current graphics driver.

gl
IRIS GL

null
No graphics driver.

opengl
OpenGL

pex
X11 PEX

hbx
HP Starbase

x11
X11

xgl
Sun XGL

hidden-lines?
Turn hidden line removal on/off.

hidden-surfaces?
Turn hidden surface removal on/off.

hidden-surface-method/
Allows you to choose from among the hidden surface removal methods that FLUENT supports. These options (listed below) are display hardware dependent.

hardware-z-buffer
is the fastest method if your hardware supports it. The accuracy and speed of this method is hardware dependent.

painters
will show less edge-aliasing effects than hardware-z- buffer. This method is often used instead of software-z-buffer when memory is limited.

software-z-buffer
is the fastest of the accurate software methods available (especially for complex scenes), but it is memory intensive.

z-sort-only
is a fast software method, but it is not as accurate as software-z-buffer.

outer-face-cull?
Enable/disable discarding outer faces during display.

set-rendering-options
Set the rendering options.

surface-edge-visibility
Set edge visibility flags for surfaces.

wireframe-animation?
Enable/disable use of wireframes during animation.

reset-graphics
Reset the graphics system.

title
Set problem title.

velocity-vectors/
Enter the menu to set parameters for display of velocity vectors.

auto-scale?
Auto-scale all vectors so that vector overlap is minimal.

color
Set the color of all velocity vectors to the color specified. The color scale is ignored. This is useful when overlaying a vector plot over a contour plot.

color-levels
Set the number of colors used from the colormap.

component-x?
Set the option to use only the $x$ component of the velocity vectors during display.

component-y?
Set the option to use only the $y$ component of the velocity vectors during display.

component-z?
Set the option to use only the $z$ component of the velocity vectors during display.

constant-length?
Set the option to draw velocity vectors of constant length. This shows only the direction of the velocity vectors.

global-range?
Turn global range for vectors on/off.

in-plane?
Toggle the display of velocity vector components in the plane of the surface selected for display.

log-scale?
Toggle whether color scale is logarithmic or linear.

node-values?
Enable/disable the plotting of node values. Cell values will be plotted if "no".

relative?
Toggle the display of relative velocity vectors.

render-grid?
Choose whether to render grid on top of contours, vectors, etc.

scale
Set the value by which the vector length will be scaled.

scale-head
Set the value by which the vector head will be scaled.

surfaces
Set surfaces on which vectors are drawn.

windows/
Enter the windows option menu, which contains commands that allow you to customize the relative positions of subwindows inside the active graphics window.

aspect-ratio
Set the aspect ratio of the active window.

axes/
Enter the axes window options menu.

border?
Set whether to draw a border around the axes window.

bottom
Set the bottom boundary of the axes window.

clear?
Set the transparency of the axes window.

left
Set the left boundary of the axes window.

right
Set the right boundary of the axes window.

top
Set the top boundary of the axes window.

visible?
Turn axes visibility on/off.

main/
Enter the main view window options menu.

border?
Set whether or not to draw a border around the main viewing window.

bottom
Set the bottom boundary of the main viewing window.

left
Set the left boundary of the main viewing window.

right
Set the right boundary of the main viewing window.

top
Set the top boundary of the main viewing window.

visible?
Turn visibility of the main viewing window on/off.

scale/
Enter the color scale window options menu.

border?
Set whether or not to draw a border around the color scale window.

bottom
Set the bottom boundary of the color scale window.

clear?
Set the transparency of the scale window.

format
Set the number format of the color scale window. (e.g., %0.2e)

font-size
Set the font size of the color scale window.

left
Set the left boundary of the color scale window.

margin
Set the margin of the color scale window.

right
Set the right boundary of the color scale window.

top
Set the top boundary of the color scale window.

visible?
Turn visibility of the color scale window on/off.

text/
Enter the text window options menu.

application?
Show/hide the application name in the picture.

border?
Set whether or not to draw a border around the text window.

bottom
Set the bottom boundary of the text window.

clear?
Enable/disable text window transparency.

company?
Show/hide the company name in the picture.

date?
Show/hide the date in the picture.

left
Set the left boundary of the text window.

right
Set the right boundary of the text window.

top
Set the top boundary of the text window.

visible?
Turn visibility of the text window on/off.

video/
Enter the video window options menu.

background
Set the background color of the graphics window. The color is specified as a string of three comma-separated numbers between 0 and 1, representing red, green, and blue. For example, to change the background from black (default) to gray, you would enter ".5,.5,.5" after selecting the background command.

color-filter
Set the video color filter. For example, to change the color filter from its default setting to PAL video with a saturation of 80% and a brightness of 90%, you would enter "video=pal,sat=.8,gain=.9" after selecting the color-filter command.

foreground
Set the foreground (text) color of the graphics window. The color is specified as a string of three comma-separated numbers between 0 and 1, representing red, green, and blue. For example, to change the foreground from white (default) to gray, you would enter ".5,.5,.5" after selecting the foreground command.

on?
Enable/disable video picture settings.

pixel-size
Set the window size in pixels.

xy/
Enter the XY plot window options menu.

border?
Set whether or not to draw a border around the XY plot window.

bottom
Set the bottom boundary of the XY plot window.

left
Set the left boundary of the XY plot window.

right
Set the right boundary of the XY plot window.

top
Set the top boundary of the XY plot window.

visible?
Turn visibility of the XY plot window on/off.

zero-angle-dir
Set the vector having zero angular coordinates.

set-window
Set a graphics window to be the active window.

surface/
Enter the data surface manipulation menu. For a description of the items in this menu, see the surface/ chapter.

surface-cells
Draw the cells on the specified surfaces.

surface-grid
Draw the grid defined by the specified surfaces.

update-scene/
Enter the scene options menu.

delete
Delete selected geometries.

display
Display selected geometries.

draw-frame?
Enable/disable drawing the bounding frame.

iso-sweep
Change iso-sweep values.

overlays?
Enable/disable the overlays option.

pathline
Change pathline attributes.

select-geometry
Select geometry to be updated.

set-frame
Change frame options.

time
Change time-step value.

transform
Apply transformation matrix on selected geometries.

vector
Display vectors of a space vector variable.

velocity-vector
Prompts for a scalar field by which to color the vectors, the minimum and maximum values, and the scale factor, and then draws the velocity vectors.

view/
Enter the view manipulation menu. For a description of the items in this menu, see the view/ chapter.

zone-grid
Draw the grid defined by specified face zones.


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