# Region: definition (structure)

## Definition

A region is defined by:

• a name (and a comment)
• a type
• specific characteristics belonging to a type
• an appearance (attributes of color and visibility)

## Name

The name to identify the region is set by the user during the creation of this one.

A comment (optional) can be added to the name.

## Types of regions

The different types of regions are the functions of the used application. Thus, it is possible to distinguish:

• the regions for the magnetic applications
• the regions for the electric applications
• the regions for the thermal applications