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Old   August 25, 2016, 16:44
Default gmshToFoam: missing controlDict file?
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First of all, excuse my ignorance...I do not use OpenFOAM, but an online search revealed mapFields...which may be of interest and my next step.

I have a colleague that would like to map some fields from one mesh to another, both representing the same geometry.

The first thing I tried to do was get a simple gmsh and tried to convert it using gmshToFoam; here is the command and the error message:

$ gmshToFoam m1.msh
--> FOAM FATAL ERROR in Foam::findEtcFile() : could not find mandatory file

What's a "controlDict" file? and what should the contents of it be?

Thanks in advance for any hints or full sample controlDict file ;-)

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Old   August 26, 2016, 10:07
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controlDict is one of the dictionaries defining case. You can find examples in tutorials. Here is random one:
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