The current page 'OpenFOAM
® Installation on Windows' has a somewhat misleading FAQ entry about ParaView
I only noticed this after a forum member wasn't able to understand how ParaView is meant to be used on Windows when OpenFOAM.com is installed on Docker, see discussion thread here.
So on this page: https://www.openfoam.com/download/install-binary-windows.php Namely this FAQ entry:
How can I post process the results from OpenFOAM? I am unable to launch Paraview/ParaFoam from terminal?
You will need to install ParaView for Windows separately from ParaView. Create a file with the suffix ”.foam” e.g. type the command ”touch a.foam” in your case folder. Launch ParaView and browse the case folder. Open the file with suffix ”.foam” to start the post processing.
The sentences I put in bold are the ones that are in need of attention:
The first sentence is not stating explicitly that it needs ParaView to be installed separately from the Docker installation and instead be installed directly on Windows.
The second one is assuming the person understood the first sentence correctly, i.e. to do it on Windows and to work on Windows when handling the
So the suggestion is that the first statement is revised to something like:
It's not possible to use ParaView within the container, you will need to download ParaView for Windows from the ParaView website, install it directly on Windows and use it outside of the Docker container.