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Old   December 9, 2008, 09:50
Default How to set up more than 270 planes in Fluent?
Julian K.
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for analysing purposes, I need to create more than 270 bounded planes in the post processing (Surface -> Plane...). Since I do not want to spend about a week for typing the coordinates I am looking for an alternate, faster way.

I have all coordinates for the planes in an Excel-file. So, it would be best, if I could just write a code and copy&paste the coordinates.

I thought, that I could maybe modify the case/data file of my simulation and insert the planes there. However, I was not able to find the passage, where the planes are defined.

Does anyone has an idea how to accelerate the creation of the planes?

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Old   December 10, 2008, 07:11
Default Re: How to set up more than 270 planes in Fluent?
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So I found a solution.

Using an Excel macro I created a journal file for Fluent containing all the coordinates. Now, Fluent does all the work for me, automatically...

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Old   July 16, 2010, 12:29
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Could you tell me exactly how the journal file works ? I am in a similar situation where I need to input over 200 surface points instead of surface planes.

Thank you very much.
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Old   January 5, 2011, 01:04
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Hi all

what in this post is very helpful. would you kindly give explanation how dose this work with lines and planes?
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