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ReadEnsight

ReadEnsight reads data files written by Ensight. For supported versions see table below.

Ensight Data Formats (support state by 20.10.2005)
Ensight v5 Ensight 6 Ensight Gold
Stationary NO** V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin) V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin)
Time-dependant NO**
Stat.Geo./
moving data
NO** V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin) V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin)
Moving Geo./
moving data
NO** V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin) V+C (ascii+fort.-bin+C-bin)
Measured geo/
data/particles
NO** NO* NO*
Structured blocks NO NO NO

V : Vertex (node) based data
C : Cell based data
*will be fully supported in final version.
**an Ensight 5 data-set can be transformed to Ensight 6 data by adding a (hand writen) case-file.

Note: ReadEnsightNT is planned to replace ReadEnsight as soon as it it will accept all Ensight formats.

ReadEnsightNT_Module.png

Ensight6 data consists of files:

Timesteps are supported.

ReadEnsightNT is available for COVISE version 5.2.3. It's tested on all platforms.

Parameters

Name Type Description
caseFile File Browser Case file.
data for sdata1_2D(3D) Choice Name of scalar variable like as given by case file -
only visible after case file is given and if the case file contains variables
data for sdata2_2D(3D) Choice see above
data for sdata3_2D(3D) Choice see above
data for vdata1_2D(3D) Choice Name of vector variable
data for vdata2_2D(3D) Choice see above
data_byte_swap Boolean Choose to explicitly enfore byte-swapping
choose_parts String String for the selection of parts. The syntax is explained below.
repair_connectivity Boolean Experimental parameter to controll the removal of degenerated cells. In most cases faulty grids arise but it may be usefull for the output of VECTIS©
store_covgrp Boolean Controlls the generation of a COVISE project. A directory covise-ensight is created. It contains all covise-binary formatted data and a covise-group file. This output can be loaded with the module ReadCoviseGroup.

Syntax for the part selection string

all All ENSIGHT-parts are read. This is the default.
x-y All parts starting frm part x to part y are read.
x,y,z,.. Part x, part y, part z, .. are read

The counting scheme of parts corresponds to the table which appears in the COVISE log window. All options, but all may be combined with ,.

Output Ports

Name Type Description
outputgeoOut_3D Set|UnstructuredGrid Grid object or set of UnstructuredGrids containing all 3D parts of the data-set
outputsdata1_3D Float Scalar data of 3D parts mapped to this port.
outputsdata2_3D Float Scalar data of 3D parts mapped to this port.
outputsdata3_3D Float Scalar data of 3D parts mapped to this port.
outputvdata1_3D Vec3 Vector data of 3D parts mapped to this port.
outputvdata2_3D Vec3 Vector data of 3D parts mapped to this port.
outputgeoOut_2D Set|UnstructuredGrid Grid object or set of UnstructuredGrids containing all 3D parts of the data-set
outputsdata1_2D Float Scalar data of 2D parts mapped to this port.
outputsdata2_2D Float Scalar data of 2D parts mapped to this port.
outputsdata3_2D Float Scalar data of 2D parts mapped to this port.
outputvdata1_2D Vec3 Vector data of 2D parts mapped to this port.
outputvdata2_2D Vec3 Vector data of 2D parts mapped to this port.

Remark
All output data is node-based. The module CellToVert after ReadEnsight is not required anymore.

Examples

Figure: covise/net/examples/ReadEnsight.net
ReadEnsightNT_Map.png
The map ReadEnsight.net reads the together with scalar and vector state data.

The last figure is a snapshot of the renderer.

Figure: Output of Renderer_1
ReadEnsightNT_Renderer.png


Authors: Martin Aumüller, Ruth Lang, Daniela Rainer, Jürgen Schulze-Döbold, Andreas Werner, Peter Wolf, Uwe Wössner
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