[Paraview] duplicate points

Berk Geveci berk.geveci at kitware.com
Mon Dec 28 14:10:28 EST 2009

ParaView by default will not remove duplicate points. However, there
are filters that can do this. For example, you can use "clean to grid"
to remove duplicate points of unstructured meshes. I believe that
there is a clean polydata filter that does the same for polygonal


On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Danesh Daroui <Danesh.D at bredband.net> wrote:
> I have a question about how Paraview parses the VTK files. I use
> VERTICES to show points on a geometry which works fine and they are shown
> on our shape when Paraview is used. But, some points are duplicated
> which means some points are overlapping each other. I want to know if
> Parview
> is smart enough to simply ignore duplicated points, defined using POINTS
> or it will make the 3D geometry heavier and as programmer I need to take
> care
> of that and make sure that there are no duplicate points?
> Thanks,
> D.
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