red = face number (for 3D figures, number of front face is printed below the figure)

blue = node number

green = edge number (arrow gives edge direction)

The 3D face ordering is such that the right-hand-normals of all facets point outward.

 

 

Supported Element Types +—————–+—————–+—————–+—————–+     Nodes for faces Edges for face
+—————–+—————–+—————–+—————–+ 1.node (point) {  0   0
“105”  
“27”
+—————–+—————–+—————–+—————–+ 2 . line {w 1  0
idth=”123” 2

              "48"                                       +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  3 . triangle     <img height="300" width="300" src="triangle.gi  2,3               3              
              f)"169"   3,1               2              
              "121"                                     
                               1,2
          1
         
                                                 
          
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  4 . quad         <img height="300" width="300" src="square.gif">  1, 2              1              
              "174"     2, 3              3              
              "154"                                     
                               3, 4              4              

                               4 ,1
         2              
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  5 . tetrahedron  <img height="300" width="300" src="tet1.gif">{w  2 ,3, 4          6, 5, 4         
              idth="176"       1, 4, 3          6, 2, 3         
              "139"                                     
                               1, 2, 4          5, 3, 1         

                               1, 3, 2          4, 1, 2         

                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  6 . pyramid      <img height="300" width="300" src="pyramid.gif  1, 4, 3, 2       2, 6, 4, 1      
              )"211"    1, 2, 5          1, 5, 3         
              "143"                                     
                               2, 3, 5          4, 7, 5         

                               3, 4, 5          6, 8, 7         

                               4, 1, 5
     2, 3, 8         
                                
                           
                                                                

                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  7 . prism        <img height="300" width="300" src="prism.gif">{  1, 3, 2           2,  4,  1      
              "217"       4, 5, 6         7, 9, 8         
              "208"                                     
                               1, 2, 5, 4       1, 5, 7, 3      

                               2, 3, 6, 5       4, 6, 9, 5      

                               1, 4, 6, 3
  3, 8, 6, 2      
                                                                

                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+  8 . hexahedron   <img height="300" width="300" src="hex.gif">{wi   1,  4,  3 , 2    2,  6,  4,  1  
              dth="244"        5,  6,  7,  8    9,  11,  12,    
              "188"                     10              

                               1,  2,  6,  5    1,  5,  9,  3   

                               2, 3, 7, 6
  4,  7,  11,  5  
                                                                
                                                6,  8,  12,  7  
                               3,  4,  8,  7 
              
                                                3,  10,  8,  2  

                               1,  5,  8,  4
               
                                                                 +-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+