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vrecha September 17, 2007 10:47

Trying to follow a tutorial on
Trying to follow a tutorial on dam-break case I was unable to open this case within FoamX.
FoamX reported:
"The Open Case operation failed due to getApplication::Invalid application class name interFoam".

The terminal added:
Caught FoamXError exception in FoamXCaseServer::main(int argc, char **argv) :
FoamXError "getApplication::Invalid application class name 'interFoam'."
In function "IPropertiesImpl"
in file "IPropertiesImpl.C" at line 910
Finishing FoamXCaseServer::main(int argc, char **argv)

Meanwhile, I can process the case from command line without problem using interFoam ...

I went through icoFoam part of tutorial without problem and even processed some of my cases using icoFoam ind simpleFoam.

Any hint would be appreciated.

msrinath80 September 17, 2007 13:46

InterFoam was never configured
InterFoam was never configured for FoamX. Check the response by Mattijs in the following post:

jens_klostermann September 19, 2007 12:23

There are config files for int
There are config files for interFoam and FoamX in the OF-1.4.1 dev (SVN) version. See the FoamX directory at nFOAM-1.4.1-dev/applications/solvers/multiphase/interFoam/

Just copy the FoamX directory in your OpenFOAM-1.4.1/applications/solvers/multiphase/interFoam/ directory.

Hope it helps!


bowlderster December 14, 2007 02:51

I copy the FoamX directory as
I copy the FoamX directory as the above mentioned, but it still can not be opend by FoamX.

deeg February 14, 2008 06:06

Jens' solution unfortunately d
Jens' solution unfortunately didn't work for me, but the solution in this thread did:

chegdan March 12, 2008 13:36

works like a charm...thanks Je
works like a charm...thanks Jens!

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