[Paraview] Data selection with tiled-display

Utkarsh Ayachit utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Tue Jul 27 09:58:52 EDT 2010

That is correct. Selection on tile-displays isn't supported yet.


On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 6:56 AM, Christoph Willing <c.willing at uq.edu.au> wrote:
> We have paraview 3.8.0. running in a tiled display (20x pvserver instances
> to make a 4x5 display). In general, everything works as expected. However
> while working through the tutorial (ParaViewTutorial38.pdf) I found that
> exercise 2.18 (selection of cells or points with the mouse) causes all the
> pvserver instances to crash. There's no informative error message, just
> something along the lines that failure of rank #n caused a shutdown.
> This seems to be a problem only in tiled display mode. If I change to
> client/server mode with just a single pvserver (either remote or localhost),
> the data selection works fine. Its a problem only in tiled display mode. All
> other tutorial exercises work fine.
> Could anyone confirm that the data selection functionality as per the
> tutorial is (or isn't) working for them with paraview 3.8.0 on a tiled
> display please?
> chris
> P.S. I'm running SLackware 13.0 with mpich2-1.2.1p1 and paraview-3.8.0. The
> display cluster consists of 5 machines, each driving 4x 1920x1200 LCD's i.e.
> 4x pvserver instances per machine
> Christoph Willing                       +61 7 3365 8316
> QCIF Access Grid Manager
> University of Queensland
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