[Gmsh] Converting STL to 3D Mesh

Geordie McBain gdmcbain at freeshell.org
Fri Jun 4 00:54:37 CEST 2010

2010/6/3 Ted Kord <teddy.kord at googlemail.com>:
> Hi
> I have a mesh in STL format. It loads and looks fine in Gmsh but when I
> click on 3D in the Mesh menu, nothing happens.
> How do I generate a 3D mesh from this file?
> Regards
> Ted

Say you've got pelvis.stl.gz from



. File/Merge/"pelvis.stl"
. Geometry/Elementary entities/Add/New/Volume, click on the surface;
. Mesh/3D