[Gmsh] writing p3d mesh with gmsh
mjgundry at faa-engineers.com
Sun Jul 3 17:34:08 CEST 2005
Christophe Geuzaine wrote:
>Gerald Good wrote:
>>I recently started learning to use gmsh and so far it looks like a great
>>tool. I had trouble trying to export a mesh in P3D format though - was
>>wondering if you could have a look or were aware of the problem. I
>>included the .gmsh-errors file, the starting sphere-stl.stl mesh file
>>(from the demos), a resulting volumetric mesh file sphere-stl.msh. A
>>sphere-stl.p3d file is output by gmsh but is an empty file, so I didn't
>>bother including it.
>I don't know the details, but IIRC the p3d format only works with
>structured meshes. You might want to ask Matt Gundry <mjgundry at
>faa-engineers.com> for some help: he's the one who implemented it.
That is correct, P3D, or Plot3D, is a structured grid format. As a
result, it only handles structured grids. It should fail gracefully with
notification on non-structured meshes, however. The attached log
suggests this may not be the case. I will look into it.
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