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       shapes - generates various shapes for Gerris.


       shapes [OPTIONS]SHAPE

       SHAPE  can  be  one of: ellipse, star, 4ellipses, square, almgren, channel, half-cylinder,
       rayleigh-taylor, FILE.


       This manual page documents briefly the shapes command.


       These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options  starting  with
       two dashes (`-').  A summary of options is included below.

       -z, --zextrude
              Shape file contains z coordinate.

       -n N, --number=N
              Set number of points for polar surfaces (default is 100).

       -o, --open
              Generate open surfaces.

       -d R, --dr=R
              Set inner radius for star to R (default is 0.15).

       -r R, --ratio=R
              Ratio x/y of the ellipse (default is 1).

       -v, --url=URL
              Display surface statistics.

       -h, --help
              Display the help and exit.


       shapes was written by Stephane Popinet <>.

       This manual page was written by Ruben Molina <>, for the Debian project
       (but may be used by others).

                                          August 9, 2008                                shapes(1)