[Gmsh] problem at visualization of quad mesh

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu Jun 19 13:48:39 CEST 2014

On 19 Jun 2014, at 12:03, rferrier at ens-cachan.fr wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a student, and I am using GMSH for post-processing results I get from Code_Aster.
> I am using the 2.0.8 release of GMSH on Windows.
> When I import a quad mesh in order to visualize a field, I can only see a tri mesh, as in the picture I joined.
> I opened the .msh file as a text and it contains quad elements, but those are not in the visualization.
> Is there some option I need to activate in order to visualize quad elements ?

Version 2.0.8 is very old (7 years?). Try the latest version.

> Thank you for reading,
> Renaud Ferrier
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