[Gmsh] local mesh refinement

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Fri Apr 16 08:35:27 CEST 2010

On 12/04/10 08:28, David Colignon wrote:
> On 12/04/10 01:26, Geordie McBain wrote:
>> 2010/4/9<fuzengliang435 at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>> Thanks for your advice. when the input file is *.geo, I can refine
>>> the mesh
>>> locally by defining the a field. However, if the input file is *.stl or
>>> *.msh, the mesh can't be refined locally with the method.
>>> If the input file is *.stl, how to refine the mesh locally?
> For the moment, it's not possible to remesh a .stl file. But that
> functionality will be added in the (near) future...

PS : for a glimpse on how this will work, check out


(you'll need a recent nightly snapshot)

> Regards,
> Dave

Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science