A topoSetFaceSource to select faces whose face centre enclosed by a given searchableSurface.


Operand Type Location
input triSurface $FOAM_CASE/constant/triSurface/<file>
output faceSet $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/sets/<set>


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

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

    // Mandatory entries
    source      searchableSurfaceToFace;
    surfaceType <surfaceTypeName>;

    // Optional entries
    surfaceName <surfaceName>;

where the entries mean:

Property Description Type Required Default
name Name of faceSet word yes -
type Type name: faceSet word yes -
action Action applied on faces - see below word yes -
source Source name: searchableSurfaceToFace word yes -
surfaceType The searchable surface type word yes -
surfaceName Name for the IOobject word no mesh-name

Options for the action entry:

new      | Create a new faceSet from selected faces
add      | Add selected faces into this faceSet
subtract | Remove selected faces from this faceSet

Further information


Source code:


  • Introduced in version v1812

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