[Gmsh] Suggestions for gmsh

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Sun Nov 28 11:30:45 CET 2010

On 27/11/10 18:01, renaud.sizaire at ferespost.be wrote:
> Hello Christophe,
> I would like to visualize results defined at nodes with "glyphs" located
> at the nodes. More precisely, I would like to use results defined
> between "$NodeData" and "$EndNodeData" statements to represent for example:
>     * One force applied on one node of the structure (a vector).
>     * One temperature imposed at one node of the structure (a scalar
>       value that I would like to view as a colored sphere).
> So far, when I define scalar results with "$NodeData" and "$EndNodeData"
> statements, I can only visualize color maps on the corresponding
> elements. (But then, all the nodes of the element must have a value.)
> What I would like to do is to visualize these results when only a few
> nodes in the mesh have a value (scalar or vectorial). Going through the
> menus, I have not been able to find a way to visualize that type of results.
> Would it be possible to do that ?

Just save "point" elements in the .msh file?

> Sincerely yours,
> Renaud.
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science