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tips:post [2013/06/10 15:17]
mschafer [ParaView] more tips (under construction, have to stop now)
tips:post [2013/06/27 15:57] (current)
mschafer [ParaView] Tips: finished with what I could come up with
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 ==== ParaView ==== ==== ParaView ====
-Elmer can export results in vtk or vtu formats. ​The following solver ​has to be added and run after all other solvers:+Elmer can export results in vtk or vtu formats. ​Since version 6128, this can be done automatically by setting the extension of the ''​Post File''​ to ''​vtu''​ in the Simulation section. Doing so, only a vtu output file is created (no ep file for ElmerPost). Alternatively,​ the following solver ​ ​can ​be added and run after all other solvers:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 Solver 17 Solver 17
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-More tips when using Paraview: ​//[under construction,​ more + proper formatting to come]//\\ +=== Some tips when using Paraview: ​=== 
-to visualize a variable only on one boundary condition (for example bedrock):​\\ +  * **to visualize a variable only on one boundary condition** (for example bedrock):​\\ 
-Add the line ''​Save Geometry Ids = Logical True''​ to your sif-file\\ +Add the line ''​Save Geometry Ids = Logical True''​ to your sif-file\\ 
-In paraview: Edit -> Find Data, find Cell, GeometryIDs is = ..., Run Extract Selection\\ +In paraview: Edit -> Find Data, find Cell, GeometryIDs is = ..., Run Extract Selection\\ 
-GeometryIDs usually start from 101\\ +GeometryIDs usually start from 101\\   
-to calculate differences between different time-steps or runs (condition: same mesh)\\ +  * **to calculate differences between different time-steps or runs** (condition: same mesh)\\ 
-Open both files\\ +Open both files\\ 
-Define for both files a Calculator to copy the variables that you want to calculate the difference from under another name, for example //Result ArrayName = temp1 (temp2)// for //Value = Scalars->​ temp//\\ +Define for both files a Calculator to copy the variables that you want to calculate the difference from under another name, for example //Result ArrayName = temp1 (temp2)// for //Value = Scalars->​ temp//\\ 
-Select both Calculators:​ Filters -> Append Attributes\\ +Select both Calculators:​ Filters -> Append Attributes\\ 
-Select the new AppendAttributes Item in the list (the one with the cube not the arrows)\\ +Select the new AppendAttributes Item in the list (the one with the cube not the arrows)\\ 
-Define again a Calculator with Result ''​ArrayName=difftemp''​ and ''​Value= Scalars->​temp2 - Scalars->​temp1''​\\ +Define again a Calculator with Result ''​ArrayName=difftemp''​ and ''​Value= Scalars->​temp2 - Scalars->​temp1''​\\ 
-//​difftemp//​ contains now the difference\\ +//​difftemp//​ contains now the difference\\ 
-to mark a certain location by a symbol\\ +  * **to mark a certain location by a symbol**\\ 
-use Sources -> Sphere and define the origin as the location of your symbol\\ +use Sources -> Sphere and define the origin as the location of your symbol\\ 
-to add a polyline on a 3D figure\\ +  * **to add a polyline on a 3D figure**\\ 
-save the x/y/z values of the points of the polyline in an ascii file (separated by ","​ or another symbol) with the ending "​.csv"​\\ +save the (x,y,zvalues of the points of the polyline in an ascii file (separated by ","​ or another symbol) with the ending "​.csv"​\\ 
-open this file as "comma separated values"​-file in paraview\\ +open this file as "comma separated values"​-file in paraview\\ 
-define the options (with headings or not etc.)\\ +define the options (with headings or not etc.)\\ 
-use TableToPoints Filter\\ +use TableToPoints Filter\\ 
-Crossections\\ +  * **Crossections ​of the ice-body**\\ 
-use "​Slice"​ or "​Clip"​\\ +use "​Slice"​ or "​Clip"​\\ 
-- .... +  * ** do not use ° in any text**, this leads to errors when saving/​loading a statefile.\\ 
 +If it has happened, open the statefile as ascii file and delete the ° and it should work again.\\ 
 +  *  **Iso-contours**\\ 
 +To draw only the lines, but not colored areas, switch "​Compute Normals off", that helps in most of the cases.\\ 
 +  * to **synchronize the view on different windows** (same zoom, view angle,...)\\ 
 +- click right on the first window\\ 
 +- click on ''​link camera''​\\ 
 +- once the window ''​click on another window''​ appears click on the second window"​
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