[Gmsh] Change coordinate of a vertex in a GModel using API
Agnese, Marco
m.agnese13 at imperial.ac.uk
Tue May 27 17:14:47 CEST 2014
Hi Mikhail,
the problem of adding and deleting a vertex is that I have to redefine also the topology (I think, am I right ?).
For example let's say that my GModel defining a rectangle: 4 vertices (from 1 to 4), 4 edges (from 1 to 4), 1 lines loops, 1 plane surface.
Let's say that I want now move thew first vertex and keep everything the same (and obtain a quadrilateral). If I delete the first vertex, the two edges which contain the vertex number 1 need to be deleted and recreated with the new vertex which I want to add.
In case the geometry is more complicated, maybe I have also to create again the lines loops.
This procedure is quite inefficient and could become complicated (especially in 3D).
If I can delete a vertex and add with the new coordinates without recreating my edges this could be a good solution to my problem. For know I recreate from scratch the GModel with the right coordinates, but of course this requires a certain amount of code and more operations to be performed by the code.
Chhers, Marco.
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From: Mikhail Artemyev [artemiev.mikhail at gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:51 PM
To: gmsh at geuz.org; Agnese, Marco
Subject: Re: Change coordinate of a vertex in a GModel using API
Hi Marco,
I would suggest to remove a wrong vertex from a model using:
void remove(GVertex *v); // from GModel class
and then to add a new (corrected) one:
void add(GVertex *v) { vertices.insert(v); } // from GModel class
However I didn't try that for myself.
Best regards,
Mikhail
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> Hello GMSH users,
> I have a GModel and I want to change the coordinates of a point inside it: just the coordinates of a point , everything in the GModel need to remains exactly the same.
> Is there a way without creating from scratch a new GModel?
> Because if I extract the pointer to a GVertex with the method getVertexByTag I have a const pointer therefore I cannot modify the value but only read it.
> Is there a method to have a non const pointer? Or is there a method to simply change the coordinates?
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> Thank you,
> cheers,
> Marco Agnese.
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