# contact detection command

Syntax

contact detection b <keyword>

Primary keywords:

type

Specify whether or not contacts are automatically detected (on by default). If the type command is not given then it applies to all contact types.

By default, contact detection occurs during cycling automatically based on criteria for pieces moving outside of their tolerance extents. If set to false, though, no new contacts will be created while cycling and no existing contacts will be deleted.

type keyword ...

Turn off contact detection for a specific type of contact. All other contacts will be detected.

ball-ball

Specify the contact detection state for ball-ball contacts.

ball-facet

Specify the contact detection state for ball-facet contacts.

ball-pebble

Specify the contact detection state for ball-pebble contacts.

ball-rblock

Specify the contact detection state for ball-rblock contacts.

pebble-facet

Specify the contact detection state for pebble-facet contacts.

pebble-pebble

Specify the contact detection state for pebble-pebble contacts.

pebble-rblock

Specify the contact detection state for pebble-rblock contacts.

rblock-facet

Specify the contact detection state for rblock-facet contacts.

rblock-rblock

Specify the contact detection state for rblock-rblock contacts.

Usage Example

contact detection off type ball-pebble