# 6.26. printA command¶

printA('-file', filename, '-ret')

print the contents of a FullGeneral system that the integrator creates to the screen or a file if the '-file' option is used. If using a static integrator, the resulting matrix is the stiffness matrix. If a transient integrator, it will be some combination of mass and stiffness matrices. The printA command can only be issued after an analyze command.

 filename (str) name of file to which output is sent, by default, print to the screen. (optional) '-ret' (str) return the A matrix as a list. (optional)