A topoSetCellSource to select cells based on master or slave side of given faceZone(s).


Operand Type Location
input faceZone(s) $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/faceZones
output cellSet $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/sets/<set>


Example of the faceZoneToCell topoSet by using actions sub-dictionary in system/topoSetDict file:

    // Mandatory (inherited) entries
    name        <name>;
    type        cellSet;
    action      <action>;

    // Mandatory entries
    source      faceZoneToCell;
    option      <option>;

    // Conditional mandatory entries
    // Select either of the below

    // Option-1

    // Option-2 
    set <faceZoneName>;

where the entries mean:

Property Description Type Required Default
name Name of cellSet word yes -
type Type name: cellSet word yes -
action Action applied on cells - see below word yes -
source Source name: faceZoneToCell word yes -
option Selection type - see below word yes -

Options for the action entry:

new      | Create a new cellSet from selected cells
add      | Add selected cells into this cellSet
subtract | Remove selected cells from this cellSet

Options for the option entry:

master   | Master side of the faceZone
slave    | Slave side of the faceZone

Options for the conditional mandatory entries:

Entry    | Description                    | Type     | Requiredd   | Default
zones    | Names of input faceZones       | wordList | conditional | -
zone     | Name of input faceZone         | word     | conditional | -

Notes on entries

The order of precedence among the conditional mandatory entries from the highest to the lowest is zones, and zone.

Further information


Source code:


  • Introduced in version 1.6

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