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Old   February 6, 2020, 20:46
Default wingMotion in PimpleFoam: ParaView doesn't display proper mesh
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Hello, I am new to OpenFOAM. I tried to run a tutorial case in incompressible/pimpleFoam/wingMotion. I copied the directory to $FOAM_RUN and ran the following commands:

# cd wingMotion/
# ./Allrun
# cd wingMotion2D_pimpleFoam/
# paraFoam &

Then paraView opened and first showed me this message.

I chose OpenFOAM and it showed me this rectangle.

Please see the two attachments. Has anyone had this problem before? Thanks for the help in advance!
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Old   February 11, 2020, 17:40
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didnt understand the problem, but another way of opening OF solutions in ParaView is to directly use ParaView instead of OF's paraFoam script.

Create a dummy file inside your simulation directory, e.g. 'touch a.foam'

Open it with ParaView, e.g. 'paraview a.foam'.
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