# ::hwat::utils::Renumber

Tries to renumber the list of IDs of the given entity so that they start with the 'startid' given as parameter.

## Syntax

Renumber entitytype idlist startid

## Arguments

entitytype
The type of the entity.
idlist
A Tcl list of entity IDs to renumber –OR- keyword "ALL" for all IDs of the given entity type.
startid
The minimum allowable value.

Success
1
Failure
{}

## Example

::hwat::utils::Renumber nodes [list 101 102 … 903]  100.
::hwat::utils::Renumber nodes "ALL" 1.

## Comments

Caller should check to see that the numbers are actually within desired range after renumbering. In some cases it may not be possible to fit all IDs within some desired range. It is always assumed that the numbers are incremented by 1 and that there is no offset.