The echo command can be used to displays the details of the Plaxis project:
Or the information for an object like a point in PLAXIS 2D:
And in PLAXIS 3D:
This echo command can also be used to retrieve more detailed information than is available via the standard User Interface options: in the PLAXIS user interface, numbers are shown with 4 significant figures. When coordinates are defined in more significant figures, you can still see the more exact value of such a parameter by using the echo command.
The echo command will show all properties for an object, see e.g. the echo Point_1 command above. Also, this echo command can be used to retrieve the correct name for any property/parameter and its correct upper/lower casing for the Python wrapper for Remote Scripting.
Below an example to show all parameters and their values for a soil material and a phase.
In the example above, we assumed we have a material with the name SoilMaterial
The echo command can also be used to get information for a specific object property. Examples:
Note, to change such a property, the set command or the setproperties command can be used:
For more details on the echo command or any other command, please refer to the Plaxis Command Reference, available via the Help menu.
Obtaining tabulated data from PLAXIS Input
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Application of commands: Groupfiltered and Apply