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tj22 June 1, 2006 11:39

Looking through the examples I
 
Looking through the examples I see different data between most time 0 and the next step say .01, while it seems the other step sasy 0.01-1.0 all have the same data files.

My question is: Is this always the case? Will the other timesteps say 0.01-1.0 always have all the same data files?

mattijs June 1, 2006 14:39

Usually codes dump out more fi
 
Usually codes dump out more fields (e.g. 'phi') than they need to start.

The starting point is not always time 0, you quite often restart from an existing time.

(In the current paraFoam reader it actually scans through all time directories to pick up all the fields in all time directories)

tj22 June 1, 2006 16:42

Yeah I already worked it out a
 
Yeah I already worked it out and came up with the same solution.


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