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A three-dimensional text solid.


Label – A unique name that identifies the solid. (ISolid/Label)

Coordinate System – The coordinate system in which the solid is defined. Defaults to working coordinate system at time of creation. (ISolid/CoordinateSystem)

Material – Chosen material for the solid. (ISolid/Material)

Include in Simulation – Indicates if the solid is included in the simulation. If False, the solid is also not shown in the view. (ISolid/Include)

Visible - Indicates if the solid is shown in the view. (ISolid/Visible)

Mesh Control Only - Indicates if the solid is used as a tool to control meshing. If True, the portion of the solid that does not overlap the other normal solid is thrown away prior to simulation. Additionally, the material of such a solid is irrelevant so the material parameter is hidden. (ISolid/MeshControlOnly)

Text - The content of the text. (IText/Text)

Corner - [LENGTH] - The location of the start of the text. (IText/Corner)

Thickness - [LENGTH] - The amount the text is extruded. (IText/Thickness)

Font/Size - [LENGTH] - The size of the font. (IText/Size)

Font/Font - The font family of the text. (IText/Font)

Font/Italics - Controls if the font is in italics. (IText/Italics)

Font/Bold - Controls if the font is bold. (IText/Bold)


User Interface Button

Command Details

Mouse click order is:

  • Corner

  • Extent

See command hint for detailed instructions.



Other Notes


Example Creation Script

Solid_1 = Geometry_1.Text("Text_1", "World", "Air", "Sample", "-0.02, -0.01, 0", "0.006", "0.002", "Arial", "False", "False")

Scripting Interface


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