[Gmsh] Creating families and groups to be output in MED format

David Colignon David.Colignon at ulg.ac.be
Fri Feb 5 12:27:24 CET 2010

On 02/02/10 13:17, Pierre JUILLARD wrote:
> Dear GMSHers,
> I am sorry. I am a bit confused.
> When I read the GMSH manual, I get the feeling that I can only create
> groups on geometrical entities, not from mesh.

Hi Pierre,

yes, that's right.

> Can I also create groups on a meshed structure?
> (ie opening a nastran mesh for instance, selecting with the mouse some
> elements and assign them in a new group?)




> If so, how can I make sure that they are saved as a "Family" in MED format?
> How may I choose to save this element set as "group" or as "family"?
> I thank you in advance for your help.
> Best regards,
> Pierre
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