15.3. VisIt Run Commands (RC) File¶
VisIt supports a run commands
or an rc file called the
visitrc file which is typically
is a Python source code file that contains Python scripting commands that VisIt
executes whenever the CLI is started either from the shell or from within the
GUI through the Command Window.
visitrc file is most often used to define Python functions associated
with VisIt macros. However, users can use the file to
run whatever Python code they wish during VisIt CLI startup. This could include
opening a frequently used database, defining a set of frequently used expressions,
etc. See the Python command-line interface manual for more
information about the commands available in VisIt’s Python interface.