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Old   February 28, 2008, 15:04
Default Dear all, Can anyone give a
Quinn Tian
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Dear all,

Can anyone give an introduction about how to create streamline with VisIt.

I imported VTK data file in VisIt and have no problem to plot vector plots. However, everytime, I clicked streamline button and it gave me the error message "The Streamline plot of variable "U" yielded no data."

Can someone give me some help and suggestion? Thanks.
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Old   February 28, 2008, 16:35
Default Hi Quinn, you have to place
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Hi Quinn,

you have to place the start into your fluid region. The easiest way is to use the box-, line- or plane-tool on top of the graphic window according to your setting of the streamline (click twice on the streamline entry). The tools allow to place the 'seeding' visualy...

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