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Old   June 26, 2012, 08:41
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Hello dear Paraview gurus!

I am running Paraview 3.12 on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed as a part of the OpenFOAM package from openfoam.org. My problem is that when I try to visualize data in paraview, the "Surface" option turns the whole domain entirely black. Paraview does visualize the data correctly with the other representation styles. Even with the "Surface" representation on, the colour legend shows correctly, but as already mentioned everything is represented with solid black colour. I have tried multiple OpenFoam tutorials and some own cases as well, with different "Color by" options, but the end result is always the same solid black.

All help would be appreciated.

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Old   June 26, 2012, 16:24
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Greetings Patrik,

That looks like a graphics card driver problem.
I've been (trying to) keeping a record of these kinds of incidents+solutions with ParaView on Linux here: Related issues to ParaView with OpenFOAM - Fixes and solutions

If you still can or cannot find a solution among those, let us know!

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Old   October 1, 2013, 11:30
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Hi Takuya,

Just for further reference. The plugins directory in ParaView 4.0 have changed to

~INSTDIR/lib/paraview-4.0/plugins

The easy way to find the plugins directory it is trought the Paraview menu. Go to Tools->Manage plugins... There you will find the default directory

Hope this helps someone else in the future.

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Old   November 24, 2013, 11:55
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Hi Takuya,

I've just installed Paraview 4.1.0-RC1 and recompiled your reader (subversion 329).

I start Paraview through the pf script, as usual. When I load a case, and before pressing the "Apply" button, the following Warning appears

Generic Warning: In /home/pablo/Programas/ParaView-v4.1.0-RC1-source/Qt/Core/pqApplicationCore.cxx, line 756
Readers have been changed such that the GUI definition is not needed. This should now be specified in the Hints section of the XML definition.

Despite of this warning the reader seems to work fine.

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Old   August 23, 2014, 10:29
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Hi,

The vtkPOFFReader repository has been moved to GitHub:
https://github.com/7islands/vtkPOFFReader

Although the reader has not been significantly updated for some time due to lack of my time, I see/hear that the reader is more widely used than ever, even in commercial products, as if a community infrastructure.

The intentions of the migration are twofold: One is to let audience clearly recognize that the reader is a standalone opensource project. When the project was hosted on SourceForge, the reader was a subproject of a collection of data conversion utilities. This sometimes made it hard for a new user to find the location of the project site and get the code.

The other is to encourage audience to involve the development of the reader through the social coding capability of GitHub. As a starting point, I created a "help wanted" list at https://github.com/7islands/vtkPOFFReader/issues . In particular, if you think you are benefiting from the reader, please consider contributing back.

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Hi Takuya,

First off great work, thank you.

One small issue I have noticed (maybe I should create it on the github site?):
It is not possible to view decomposed cases which contain globalFaceZones (as used in foam extend).
The error gives out that the size of the faces list and owner list are different.
I reported the bug here on the ParaView bug tracker.

The issue seemed to be present with 1.6-ext, foam-extend-3.0, 3.1 and ParaView versions 3.10 up to the present 4.1.

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Phil,
I have found the same problem when opening decompose cases.
Any idea how to fix the bug?
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I have found the same problem when opening decompose cases.
Any idea how to fix the bug?
Unfortunately, I made no progress on this.

As a workaround, I must reconstruct the case to view the results in ParaView.

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Old   November 12, 2015, 15:21
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Hi Takuya,

Have you tried to compile the reader against Qt5?

I updated to openSUSE 42.1 which includes KDE plasma 5 and it uses Qt5 by default. I compiled ParaView 4.3.1 with Qt5 and it starts very quickly.

I could not compile the reader because a Qt4 error.

Any idea how to compile the reader using Qt5?

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Old   December 30, 2015, 18:23
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Sorry, I found the solution 2 minutes after post this reply.


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Hi all,
i have an issue with paraview and OpenFOAM. I use OpenFOAM 2.4.0 (installed by instructions from the official site) and ParaView 4.4.0 64bit (installed from the official repository) on Fedora 4.2.8-300.fc23.x86_64. If I try to visualise any solved case (either a self-made or a tutorial case) with paraview, I get the following errors: see in attached picture. Unfortunately paraview don't visualise the ignored (but existing) timesteps.

I nothing find about this problem on the internet (or I didn't search appropriate). Did anyone meet with this problem, and can anyone take me some advice what could be the problem?
"

Last edited by orcus; December 30, 2015 at 18:28. Reason: It solved immediately
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Hi all,
i have an issue with paraview and OpenFOAM. I use OpenFOAM 2.4.0 (installed by instructions from the official site) and ParaView 4.4.0 64bit (installed from the official repository) on Fedora 4.2.8-300.fc23.x86_64. If I try to visualise any solved case (either a self-made or a tutorial case) with paraview, I get the following errors: see in attached picture. Unfortunately paraview don't visualise the ignored (but existing) timesteps.

I nothing find about this problem on the internet (or I didn't search appropriate). Did anyone meet with this problem, and can anyone take me some advice what could be the problem?
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Hi orcus,

I am glad you solved your problem; can you give the solution here so that others may benefit.

Thanks,
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