*LIST, Fname, Ext, --
Displays the contents of an external, coded file.

Compatible Products: – | Pro | Premium | Enterprise | Ent PP | Ent Solver | DYNA


File name and directory path (248 characters maximum, including the characters needed for the directory path). An unspecified directory path defaults to the working directory; in this case, you can use all 248 characters for the file name.


Filename extension (eight-character maximum).


Unused field.


Displays the contents of an external, coded file. The file to be listed cannot be in use (open) at the time (except for the error file, File.ERR, which may be displayed with *LIST,ERR).

Use caution when you are listing active ANSYS files via the List> Files> Other and File> List> Other menu paths. File I/O buffer and system configurations can result in incomplete listings unless the files are closed.

This command is valid in any processor.

Menu Paths

This command cannot be accessed from a menu.

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