[Paraview] plugin not loaded?
utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Thu Jul 9 09:28:25 EDT 2009
Plugins that are directly placed in the auto-search paths should be
automatically loaded. Any plugin in another directory in that path, as
is the case with the plugins we are distributing with ParaView such as
the point sprite plugin, they won't be loaded by default.
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Bam Ting<bampingting at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, I knew about that, however it is no good option. Why? Because, I have
> multiple builds of ParaView, 3.4 and 3.7 and soon to be 3.6 we hope ;) If I
> use the environment variable then 3.4 will attempt to load plugin from 3.7
> install and vise versa, and this is no good to me.
> I understand from the Wiki that ParaView searches these directories and even
> the Tools->Manage PLugins dialog claims that ParaView automatically searches
> plugins\gdareader, c:\Documents and Settings\Bam\Application Data\ParaView,
> I ask you again, is this supose to work??
> I see many plugins in folders in the installs\3.7\bin\plugins folder, I
> think that ParaView requires these no? I don't see any of them loaded
> automatically :(
> Is it a bug , or I just do wrong things?
> Experts plz HLP ;)
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Adriano Gagliardi <agagliardi at ara.co.uk>
>> There is an environment variable called PV_PLUGIN_PATH that allows you to
>> add directory paths to search for plugins when Paraview starts. Set this
>> the directory where your plugin is stored and restart Paraview. It should
>> now be automatically loaded e.g.
>> #your plugin will be stored within /explicit/directory/path/
>> export PV_PLUGIN_PATH=/explicit/directory/path/
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