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Old   May 23, 2008, 07:20
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Hi, I'm a problem with a file that I have imported in Gambit. It is a .stl file and Gambit consider it as a NON-REAL VOLUME. But I want to convert it in a REAL volume, because I want to intersect this geometry with a sphere that I create directly in Gambit. My question is: how convert this geometry in a real vomlume? I have tryed, but an error occurred: the volume have to be MAPPED MESHED. But I can't create a mapped mesh for this geometry. Please, help me. Thank you very much. Simo
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Old   May 23, 2008, 09:09
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try to use other import format such as iges or acis

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Old   May 26, 2008, 07:53
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Hi, but my file is a .dbs (or .msh file, or .stl)... I can't open with acis or iegs, I suppose..

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ok, I have expected that you can use import format you want. Where did you draw your geometry?
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I have created a hospital room geometry whcihis divided into three volumes. Is it possible to mesh non-real volumes without converting into real ones?
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Yes you can mesh non-real volumes
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