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sinusmontis April 5, 2007 07:58

Hi, how can I do the visual
 
Hi,

how can I do the visualisation of a surfaceScalarField with paraview?

I've converted my case with foamToVTK using the option -surfaceFields.
But when I open the files in the VTK/surfaceFileds with paraview no data is displayed. From the drop down selector of "Color by" I can select the property I would like to view, for example phi, but nothing changes.

I will appreciate any advice how to solve this :-)

Regards,

Malte

mattijs April 6, 2007 03:49

The fields are point fields (l
 
The fields are point fields (like lagrangian data) and give the value at the face centre. You'll need to 'Glyph' them.

sinusmontis April 7, 2007 11:47

Thanks Mattijs. That's what I
 
Thanks Mattijs. That's what I was looking for.
Regards and happy eastern,

Malte

idrama July 9, 2010 04:09

Hello Foamers!

I am facing the same problem with Peclet number which is also a surfaceScalarField. Pe fields are created but not diaplyed in ParaView, even not in the menu "Point Fields". So what do I do?

Cheers in advance


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