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Andrea1984 November 28, 2013 12:45

Streamlines colored by velocity contours
 
This is probably a very trivial question but I am not able to figure it out by myself...how to create streamlines and color them by velocity contour values in Tecplot?

thank you

Andrea

scott_rumage December 2, 2013 19:45

Streamlines colored by velocity contours
 
Perhaps the "trick" that you are not aware of is that the streamlines or streamtraces must have a volume before one can contour them.

So in the Streamtraces menu on the "Position" tab select "Volume Ribbon" or "Volume Rod" (and not "Volume Line"), and then in the "Rod/Ribbon" tab check "Show Contour Flood" and the variable that you want to flood by, i.e. velocity.

Scott

Andrea1984 December 3, 2013 06:53

Hi Scott,

thank you for your reply.
I have just solved the problem in another way:

Under "Streamtrace Details" -> Line -> Line Color select Multi 1 in the bottom left corner of the window and it will color the streamlines with the selected contour variable.

Andrea


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