A topoSetSource to select faces of a given faceZone.


Operand Type Location
input faceSet $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/sets/<set>
output 1 faceSet $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/sets/<set>
output 2 faceZone $FOAM_CASE/constant/polyMesh/faceZones


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

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

    // Mandatory entries
    source      faceZoneToFaceZone;
    zone        <faceZoneName>;

where the entries mean:

Property Description Type Required Default
name Name of faceZone word yes -
type Type name: faceZone word yes -
action Action applied on faces - see below word yes -
source Source name: faceZoneToFaceZone word yes -
zone Name of input faceZone word yes -

Options for the action entry:

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

Further information


Source code:


  • Introduced in version 1.7.0

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