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Old   March 1, 2010, 16:26
Default ParaView 3.6.1 3D viewer not working
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Dear Group members

We recently installed OpenFOAM in our new Linux cluster. I was able to run the trial tutorial case (Cavity)sucessfully. However when I open paraFoam, I am not able to view my mesh or any contour plots. Its seems the 3D viewer is not working at all. When I tried a line plot, I could see the graphs clearly. Any fix for this issue?

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Old   March 9, 2010, 10:22
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modify your script $/HOME/OpenFoam/OpenFoam-1.6/bin/paraFoam by adding at the top, under the comment lines:

export LC_ALL=C

it works for me.
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Old   March 9, 2010, 16:13
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This problem surfaces really often.
Maybe one should consider adding this hint to the installation documentation or even to the script itself?!?
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