[Paraview] XML UnstructuredGrid With Multiple Parts
brad.king at kitware.com
Wed Nov 10 06:48:46 EST 2004
RAVINDRANATH LANKA wrote:
> Each of the vtu files is a subset of a large mesh (say about 5 million
> nodes/points). Ideally, I would like each of the parts to refer to the
> same "Points" set. That way, I don't have to do any localized inversed
> mapping for the connectivity information.
This is not possible with the XML formats. You could look at HDF5 to do
that (which ParaView can read), but I do not know too much about it.
> The part name I was referring to is the part names list that come out in
> paraview when you do "extract parts" (vtkEnsightReader does this
> programatically, i think). I would rather have something like,
> <DataSet part="0" Name ="part0" file = "channel/channel_0.vtu"/>
This sounds like an interesting idea. I do not know how hard it is to
implement, but please at least add it as a feature request to the Bug
so it will be investigated at some point.
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