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Old   November 21, 2015, 16:03
Default Problem encountered in converting Fluent mesh to OpenFOAM Mesh
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Hello!

My name is Sathya, I am new to using OpenFOAM. I tried converting a .msh file to a foam mesh, and encountered the following error message:
/*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*\
| ========= | |
| \\ / F ield | OpenFOAM: The Open Source CFD Toolbox |
| \\ / O peration | Version: 2.4.0 |
| \\ / A nd | Web: www.OpenFOAM.org |
| \\/ M anipulation | |
\*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
Build : 2.4.0-dcea1e13ff76
Exec : fluentMeshToFoam ICMmiddle.msh
Date : Nov 21 2015
Time : 20:47:22
Host : "grytfoten"
PID : 2218
Case : /lscratch/satcha/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.4.0/tutorials/compressible/rhoCentralFoam/doublerefined/meshrefinement/0.59
nProcs : 1
sigFpe : Enabling floating point exception trapping (FOAM_SIGFPE).
fileModificationChecking : Monitoring run-time modified files using timeStampMaster
allowSystemOperations : Allowing user-supplied system call operations

// * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * //
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I dont know how to deal with this problem , Any advice would be appreciated, thank you
I converted a icem mesh to a .msh format, before attempting the mesh conversion. (Just for information)

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Old   November 22, 2015, 02:35
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You need to save the mesh in ASCII format, did you try this?
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Hello,
Thanks so much, the mesh conversion works now
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