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BTom October 6, 2011 04:47

How to use faceList instead of faceCompactList
 
Hi!

The new snappyHexMesh includes feature edge handling which may significantly improve the quality of your mesh.
http://www.openfoam.com/news/snappyH...ature-edge.php
Now my problem is that I need to perform my calculations on an older OpenFoam-Version 1.7.1 where this feature is not supported, yet. So I tried to create the mesh with version 2.0.0 and then use the mesh in Version 1.7.1. Unfortunately the new version 2.0.0 stores faces in a compact list "faceCompactList" which is not recognized in 1.7.1 where only "faceList" is known.

So my question is:

Does anybody know, how to deactivate the usage of faceCompactList and use faceList instead, so I can use the mesh in the older version 1.7.1???
Or maybe you have another idea to overcome this problem....

Thanks a lot

BTom

aliqasemi February 14, 2012 17:57

utility to convert from compactFaceList to faceList
 
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It is easy to write the code, see the attached, if you havn't done this already


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