From: David Knezevic <dknezevic@se...>  20140418 21:00:50

systems_of_equations_ex6 might resolve your question. In that case we plot stresses as elemental data via exo_io.write_element_data(equation_systems), and if you view the resulting exodus file in paraview <http://www.paraview.org/>; you'll see that the stress is plotted discontinuously. David On 04/18/2014 04:56 PM, walter kou wrote: > Hi all, > > I defined some elemental variables (i.e. system.variables (constant > monomial)), and write to exodus file using equations_systems.write. But > VIsit pseudoplot will averages the elemental variables on nodes first and > then plot nodal variables. > > 1) Is there anyone who has a fix for this, such that the elemental values > could be plot directly in Visit. > > (I have went throw the visit manual, and find I could choose nodal/zonal > value in plotattri, but that turned out useless.. ) > > 2) More general question: what visualization software is recommended for > libmesh's exodus file. > > Thanks > > Walter >  > Learn Graph Databases  Download FREE O'Reilly Book > "Graph Databases" is the definitive new guide to graph databases and their > applications. Written by three acclaimed leaders in the field, > this first edition is now available. Download your free book today! > http://p.sf.net/sfu/NeoTech > _______________________________________________ > Libmeshusers mailing list > Libmeshusers@... > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/libmeshusers 