[vtkusers] converting file from abaqus to vtk

Mathieu Westphal mathieu.westphal at kitware.com
Fri Jul 27 03:15:53 EDT 2018

Not supported natively in VTK sadly.
However you should be able to convert it to format that we support.

eg :
 * Use export capabilities in abaqus into a format readable with VTK
 * https://github.com/Liujie-SYSU/odb2vtk

And do not forget to vote for it here :

Best regards,

Mathieu Westphal

On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 5:57 AM, baiqi cheng <sigurd.cbq425 at gmail.com>

> Dear all,
> I'm new to vtk file format. so, my question is pretty dumb.
> I just want to ask is it possible to convert a 3D volumetric Abaqus file(a
> simple cube with quadratic tetrahedron) to a legacy vtk file?
> if so, which kind of geometry/topology type and dataset attributes should
> I use in that case?
> Btw, in the vtk file format.pdf provided online, on page 7, it says"
> Polygons 6 30", I'm bit confused about the number 30, where is that come
> from?
> Best regards,
> Aaron
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