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Old   June 27, 2013, 06:47
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Hello,

I followed what was explained in this link: http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ca...#x5-110002.1.2

i.e. 2.1.2 Viewing the mesh, where reference was made to paraFoam. When the ParaView window was opened, I mistakenly closed the 'pipeline browser' & 'Object Inspector'. In the course of trying to play around with it to see if I can bring them up again, this was displayed:

fileName::stripInvalid() called for invalid fileName NewFolder
For debug level (= 2) > 1 this is considered fatal
Aborted (core dumped)

This made the ParaView window not to come up again.

Please kindly advise on what to do. Thank you.
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Old   June 27, 2013, 10:32
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That's because you created a NewFolder inside your case.
move it to a different folder or delete it then run paraFoam again
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Greetings to all!

Actually, the problem is that the real name of the folder is "New Folder" and OpenFOAM does not like spaces in names of files and folders.

@Greatness: If you rename the folder from "New Folder" to "NewFolder", the problem no longer occurs.

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