[Paraview] Combining (parts of) filters to create a new one

Berk Geveci berk.geveci at kitware.com
Fri Oct 26 18:54:53 EDT 2007

I'd say a C++ VTK algorithm is your best option for this.


On 10/23/07, Sylvester Gerardson <sylvester.gerardson at gmail.com> wrote:
> [my apologies if this is a double post]
> Hi everyone,
> I am asked to create a new filter for paraview. As I am new to paraview/VTK
> I am not sure what is the best strategy to do this.
> The new filter should:
> 1. take points from a cutplane (node points or cell centres, it does not
> really matter)
> 2. start streamlines from these points
> 3. take the integration time of the final segment of each streamline to
> colour the cutplane
> Can this be done?
> Has somebody done this before?
> How best to do this? Should this be done with a Python Programmable Filter,
> or should I create a plug-in?
> Any help is highly appreciated!
> Sylvester.
> Ps. I compiled PV 3.2 and 3.3 development on OpenSuse 10.2 without
> difficulties. However every time I try to create a cutplane (or slice a I
> believe it is called) PV exits with a segmentation fault. Even when I try to
> use it on a standard cylinder source. All other filters behave normally.
> Any thoughts on this?
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