[aspect-devel] Visualizing actual solution

Wolfgang Bangerth bangerth at tamu.edu
Sat Oct 31 07:11:39 PDT 2015

On 10/30/2015 08:21 AM, Timo Heister wrote:
> No, but this is an interesting idea. It should be pretty easy to
> implement the option to specify a formula for the number of patches to
> build as a function of the level and/or size of the cell.

I don't think it's so simple. DataOut doesn't create a separate 'Patch' data 
object for each subdivision of a cell, but it encodes all subdivisions of a 
cell into a single 'Patch' object. My recollection is that the data format 
writers in DataOutBase expect all 'Patch' objects to have the same number of 


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