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mdnss69 January 24, 2012 10:22

Specifying plane to transform to 2D
 
I'm attempting to convert a 3D mesh to a 2D mesh. However the program only seems to want to cut the mesh down a plane that is unspecified and a plane I don't want it to be cut down. Is there anyway one can specify the plane to be cut? I've created planes, I've split the regions... thoughts?

willimanili January 24, 2012 10:49

Your 2D mesh will be extracted from the xy-plane (z=0) of the laboratory coordinate system. So you have to position your 3D mesh in the way that the xy-plane can be used to extract your 2D mesh. Ensure that only boundaries are at the xy-plane. It is not possible to cut volume cells by the conversion process.


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