Establishes starting numbers for automatically numbered items.
Apply starting number to one of the following sets of items:
Default. Returns all starting numbers to their default values.
Starting number value.
Establishes starting numbers for various items that may have numbers automatically assigned (such as element numbers with the EGEN command, and node and solid model entity numbers with the mesh [AMESH, VMESH, etc.] commands). Use NUMSTR,STAT to display settings. Use NUMSTR,DEFA to reset all specifications back to defaults. Defaults may be lowered by deleting and compressing items (i.e., NDELE and NUMCMP,NODE for nodes, etc.).