[Gmsh] quad at gmsh

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Fri Mar 21 18:51:38 CET 2008

Seungil Kim wrote:
> Dear,
> I would like to generate a quadrilateral mesh on a domain in 2 dim.
> Can gmsh(version 2.1.1) do that?
> I think that there is a screenshot with a quadrilateral mesh 
> in the webpage.

In 2.1.1 you can only generate full quad meshes when using structured 
algorithms (Transfinite or Extrusion). We plan to re-add a full quad 
unstructured algorithm in a future release... but it's not done yet.

> But I couldn't find a command in the user interface.
> Actually, there was an entity, that seemed to be related with
> generating a quadrilateral mesh, Recombine algorithm, on Tools.
> It has two options, one is Mixed Tri-Quads, the other All Quads.
> However, All Quads option is not an active one.
> Is there a way to generate a quad mesh?
> Appreciate any help in advance.
> Thank you,
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> Seungil Kim                                   email:sgkim at math.tamu.edu
> Department of Mathematics                     office:Blocker 507A
> Texas A&M University
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science