[Paraview] Slice filter using PV3

Sylvester Gerardson sylvester.gerardson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 03:58:40 EDT 2007


I have compiled 3.2.0 and 3.3.0 from sources on SUSE. It would be no problem
to try the old transparency implementation there.
On Windows I do not have the option to recompile.



-----Original Message-----
From: Berk Geveci [mailto:berk.geveci at kitware.com] 
Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2007 1:02 AM
To: Sylvester Gerardson
Cc: paraview at paraview.org
Subject: Re: [Paraview] Slice filter using PV3

Hmmm. I am suspecting a problem with transparency. The plane widget is
transparent and we made changes to the way transparency is handled in
paraview. The implementation has some issues with some graphic
drivers. Are you compiling from source? I am tell you how you can
change one line to disable the new transparency implementation (depth


On 10/26/07, Sylvester Gerardson <sylvester.gerardson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> First of all I would like to say that I really like the new Paraview. It
> looks great and the programmable filter looks like it could simplify my
> a lot.
> However, I do have some issues with the slice filter.
> Under XP64 it is extremely slow to create or modify a slice. Loading a
> containing a slice filter, with the filter not visible, loads normally.
> is with severable filters depending on the slice filter.
> Using OpenSUSE 10.2 x86_64 it is even worse. Creating a cut results in a
> segmentation fault even before the property sheet is fully shown. I've
> the binary packages for 3.0.2, 3.1.0 and 3.2.0. And I have compiled
> 3.2.0 and 3.3.0.
> All with the same results.
> Any idea what is causing this and how I can fix it?
> Thanks,
> Sylvester
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