[Gmsh] Import of step files

David Colignon David.Colignon at ulg.ac.be
Thu Aug 2 16:20:06 CEST 2007


it is not possible to edit a step or iges geometry in gmsh, you cannot delete one of the step surfaces.



alessandro.vicini at virgilio.it wrote:
> I have a geometry defined in a .stp file (attached). The file is 
> correctly imported by Gmsh (I can visualize the geometry). In order to 
> be able to operate on the geometry, I generate a .geo file with the 
> command <Merge "c:/PATH/model.stp";>. 
> When I read this file though, it 
> seems I cannot do any operation; if I try for example to delete a 
> surface, everything on the screen disappears. I have then to reload the 
> .geo file, in which I find the "delete surface" command (but in the 
> model the surface is still there!!). 
> I have tried also starting from 
> the file in iges format, with the same results.
> Where is the problem?
> Thank you very much for your attention.
> Regards,
> Alessandro Vicini
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