Shrinks elements, lines, areas, and volumes for display clarity.

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


Shrinkage ratio (input as a decimal (0.0 to 0.5)). Defaults to 0.0 (no shrinkage). Values greater than 0.5 default to 0.1 (10% shrinkage).

Command Default

Full size entities.


Shrinks the elements, lines, areas, and volumes so that adjacent entities are separated for clarity. Portions of this command are not supported by PowerGraphics [/GRAPHICS,POWER].

If only the common lines of non-coplanar faces are drawn (as per the /EDGE command), then this command is ignored.

This command is valid in any processor.

Menu Paths

Utility Menu>PlotCtrls>Style>Size and Shape

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