[Gmsh] Questions about gmsh

Li Yang li.yang at u.nus.edu
Mon Feb 10 06:55:50 CET 2020

Dear all,

In GMSH, what is the default unit of length,cm, mm or others?
Thank you very much!

Best regards,

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import geometries from other CAD software in standard exchange formats. Gmsh uses OpenCASCADE to import such files, including label and color information from STEP and IGES files;


Can I edit STEP/IGES/BRep models?

Yes: with the OpenCASCADE kernel (SetFactory("OpenCASCADE");), load the file (Merge "file.step"; or ShapeFromFile("file.step");) and add the relevant scripting commands after that to delete parts, create new parts or apply boolean operators. See e.g. demos/boolean/import.geo.


On 02/02/2020 06:10, Li Yang wrote:
> Dear all,
> I want to know what format geometry can GMSH import. Because I want to import geometry into gmsh and make mesh by gmsh.
> Thank you very much!
> Best regards
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