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Old   August 15, 2019, 18:21
Default Tecplot post_convert error "Numbers dont add up"
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Hi
Sorry in advance for the potentially banal question!!

I am trying to run my first case in converge, managed to get everything set up in the studio with no errors, and run the case. The entire case did not finish, and I am trying to see what happened using tecPlot. I have tried to post convert the output files and get this message for example:

numbers don't add up
vertex_index, face_per_cell_index, verts_per_face_index = 0 0 0
did the file finish writing?
converting file post000013_+1.20000e-01.out ..


I wonder, why does this happen?

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Hi
Sorry in advance for the potentially banal question!!

I am trying to run my first case in converge, managed to get everything set up in the studio with no errors, and run the case. The entire case did not finish, and I am trying to see what happened using tecPlot. I have tried to post convert the output files and get this message for example:

numbers don't add up
vertex_index, face_per_cell_index, verts_per_face_index = 0 0 0
did the file finish writing?
converting file post000013_+1.20000e-01.out ..


I wonder, why does this happen?
Hi Laura;
The error message you are getting is from Tecplot, so my guess is that your postfile has not been written to completion and Tecplot is looking for some data that is not there. You could try converting one of your older postfiles and loading that in Tecplot to see if you get the same error message.

It is usually a better idea to check the logfile to see why a simulation has crashed. To get a more detailed logfile as the simulation progresses, turn up your screen_print_level to 3 in inputs.in. If you see the same error message when loading any of your older postfiles into Tecplot, please contact the CONVERGE support team at support@convergecfd.com for help.
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Thanks for the reply!
This was actually my first simulation so I couldn't compare it against anything. In this case the simulation ran without error, it was just that I ran it in serial but had the mpi data writing option flagged, so once I started to run using ompi it was fine!
Thanks for the heads up about screen_print_level!
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