[Gmsh] Wrong definition of Ruled Surface 23: 6 borders instead of 3 or 4

Zenker, Dr. Matthias Matthias.Zenker at erbe-med.com
Wed Oct 17 08:52:09 CEST 2012


Hi Christophe,

thank you for this clarification!

Matthias

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Christophe Geuzaine [mailto:cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be]
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 16. Oktober 2012 20:08
> An: Zenker, Dr. Matthias
> Cc: gmsh at geuz.org
> Betreff: Re: Wrong definition of Ruled Surface 23: 6 borders instead of 3 or 4
>
>
> Hi Matthias,
>
> The "GEO export" is there for debugging only: the GEO format only supports
> a very tiny subset of what STEP files can contain.
>
> Gmsh is designed to mesh STEP files directly; you should never translate
> between CAD formats.
>
> Christophe
>
>
> On 11 Oct 2012, at 12:55, "Zenker, Dr. Matthias" <Matthias.Zenker at erbe-
> med.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have still not found an answer to my question below...
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Matthias
> >
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Zenker, Dr. Matthias
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2012 17:07
> > An: gmsh at geuz.org
> > Betreff: Wrong definition of Ruled Surface 23: 6 borders instead of 3
> > or 4
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a geometry (imported from STEP format) with ruled surfaces
> > having a step, where the projection of the surface onto a plane looks
> > like
> >
> > ----------------------------------
> > |                                                     |
> > |              ------------------------
> > |              |
> > -----------
> >
> > When I try to save it as a geo file, I get the error message: "Wrong
> definition of Ruled Surface 23: 6 borders instead of 3 or 4"
> >
> > Why is this? How can I avoid it?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Matthias
> >
> >
> >
> >
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