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1 Name

foamToGMV - Translates OpenFOAM data to GMV readable files.

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2 Synopsis


3 Description

This utility needs an auxiliary dictionary file constant/conversionProperties, for which an example is provided in section File constant/conversionProperties.

-case DIR

Execute the command on the case directory DIR. If not provided, use the current directory

-noFunctionObjects OF Version 20.png OF Version 21.png

Skip the execution of the functionObjects


Run in parallel

-roots <(dir1 .. dirN)> OF Version 20.png OF Version 21.png

Slave root directories for distributed running


Display the help and exit

4 File constant/conversionProperties

Example for the file constant/conversionProperties:

    version     2.0;
    format      ascii;
    class       dictionary;
    location    "constant";
    object      conversionProperties;

startTime 0; //0.1;
vector U;
format ascii; //ieeei4r8
cells hex;



The initial time instance to start with.


Usually this is for the U field, but basically any vector field can be indicated.


Only two choices available: ascii or ieeei4r8


There is only one choice: hex