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XFLR5 Help

XFLR5 Help

(OP)
Hi,

I've got some co-ordinates that i want to put into XLFR5 however it doesn't seem to recognise the points apart from the first one. I realise that the shape isn't really an aerofoil and was wondering if this had anything to do with it? I am basically importing co-ordinates from a CAD model that was set up.

Many thanks for your help in advance!

RE: XFLR5 Help

(OP)
Also the points aren't between 0 and 1 in the x direction and not between -1 to 1 in the y direction. Does this also have any influence?

RE: XFLR5 Help

Try removing the tabs and replacing them with spaces

The tool and target do not form a complete intersection.

RE: XFLR5 Help

OK, shift it right so no negative x values, and then normalize X and Y, and replace tabs with spaces, and it works

The tool and target do not form a complete intersection.

RE: XFLR5 Help



OK I took a closer look... your line endings are encoded as a mix between \n and \r. It appears that XFLR5 only recognizes either \n or \n\r. To see them using notepad++ do View->show symbol->show end of line. The only reason my earlier changes worked is because it was re-saved with default windows line endings - so who knows if any of that stuff is necessary. For more info on line endings see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newline

You need to replace all your line endings with either \n or \n\r so in notepad++ do a find-replace, check the box "search mode extended", and replace \r with \r\n. Or maybe there is a setting in your software to save using windows line endings.

The tool and target do not form a complete intersection.

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