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stefanke September 3, 2006 06:22

Is there an "esay" (comfortabl
 
Is there an "esay" (comfortable) way to build a list of faces for the faceZones dictionary?

mattijs September 5, 2006 05:23

With the faceSet (or setSet) u
 
With the faceSet (or setSet) utility. Creates faceSets. Run setsToZones to convert to faceZones.

chris1980 September 5, 2006 05:55

When I have tried to use the f
 
When I have tried to use the faceSet util but I need a faceSetDict file. But there is no example in the official distribution of OF. What I have to define in this dictionary?

What is the setSet util. It is from Paraview isn't it?

chris1980 September 5, 2006 06:05

found it (utilities/mesh/manip
 
found it (utilities/mesh/manipulation/faceSet/faceSetDict)!

But I was wondering if there is a possiblity to select the faces of interest in a graphical way?

olesen September 5, 2006 06:14

Take a look under applications
 
Take a look under applications/utilities/mesh/manipulation

You might have more luck if you compile against ncurses instead of trying to get a termcap working.

http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...hment_icon.gif Allwmake and http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...hment_icon.gif options

With the setSet you can interactively select the sets. If you've compiled it with readline, the command history will be saved under ".setSet", which you can then use as a basis for batch processing.

/mark

stefanke December 4, 2006 06:36

Is it possible to create a fac
 
Is it possible to create a faceZone using the face definition e.g. "4(36 37 43 42)" instead of the faceLabel?

Or does anyone know how to build a faceZone out of a list of faces (copied from faces file)?

Any help is very welcome!

hjasak December 4, 2006 06:59

Write a little program using f
 
Write a little program using faceA == faceB to get the face labels of the faces you want.

Hrv


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