[Gmsh] Bug?

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at uliege.be
Fri Apr 10 13:53:10 CEST 2020

> On 10 Apr 2020, at 00:12, Jensen, Aaron J. <Aaron.J.Jensen at leidos.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I believe that there is a bug in the coloring algorithm.  When I import and mesh a step file containing colored faces the resulting mesh cannot be colored by Physical Group.  The mesh is instead colored based on the geometry surface color.

Actually that's the expected behavior in Gmsh - explicit coloring supersedes the other coloring schemes.

As a workaround you can set "Mesh.OCCImportLabels" to 0 before loading the STEP file, which will skip the import of labels and colors.

> Also, I read that 3D boundary layer meshing may be available in GMSH v5.0.  Is that still the plan and if so when do you expect GMSH v5.0 might be released?

Hopefully by the end of 2020.


> Thanks for all your hard work on GMSH.  It's a fantastic tool.
> Best,
> Aaron
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

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