[petsc-users] VTK format

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 08:12:37 CDT 2022

On Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 8:52 AM Kirill Volyanskiy <vol.kirill at gmail.com>

> Hello,
> There is no VTK format part in the code of the VecView
> (src/vec/vec/interface/vector.c) function. Therefore TSMonitorSolutionVTK
> doesn't work either.

Yes, VTK requires a mesh, so viewing a generic vector will not produce any
output. If you have a vector that comes from a DM, say a DMDA, then
it will use that mesh when writing the output.



> Best regards,
> Kirill

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