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4.12.12 Fieldview Unstructured Files

Select Fieldview Unstructured under File Type and select the scalars you want to write in the Functions to Write list. Click the Write... button to save the file for the specified function(s), using the Select File dialog box.

The following files are written:

The cell zone information includes the names of the cell zones along with the grid numbers. For the rotating frame of reference, the regions file contains information about the origin, the axis of rotation and the rotation speed. Volume data is written using the absolute frame of reference.

file/export/fieldview-unstruct file name list-of-scalars q

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FLUENT allows you to export polyhedral data to FIELDVIEW. Note that while FIELDVIEW supports post-processing of meshes with polyhedral cells, the polyhedra will be decomposed into tetrahedral cells. This is a limitation of FIELDVIEW.

The TUI provides separate options to write the grid and data files. Grids that change with time (sliding mesh, moving deforming mesh, or dynamic adapted mesh) can be written at each time step by defining the command to write the file in the Execute Commands panel.

file/export/fieldview-unstruct-grid file name

For the grids that do not change with time, the grid file needs to be written only once. You can avoid the repeated writing of the grid files by using the TUI command for writing only the data file.

file/export/fieldview-unstruct-data file name

For more information about exporting data at specified intervals during the calculation, see Section  4.12.18.


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