Sets the element type attribute pointer.
Activates an element type number to be assigned to subsequently defined
elements. This number refers to the element type number (
defined with the ET command. Type numbers may be displayed
In some cases, ANSYS can proceed with a meshing operation even when
no logical element type has been assigned via TYPE or
TYPE. For more information, see the discussion on
setting element attributes in Meshing
Your Solid Model in the Modeling and Meshing Guide.