[Paraview] Selection of Multiple distinct cells/points

Utkarsh Ayachit utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Mon Mar 29 15:52:53 EDT 2010

It's because of the way selections on table views in Qt work. Short of
having Qt folks fix the behavior I don't see any non-hackish way of
dealing with it.


On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Christian Werner
<christian.werner at rwth-aachen.de> wrote:
> I see, if I "carefully" select the spreadsheet view then nothing is lost. It
> would be nice that clicking on the blank part doesn't clear your selection,
> but I see that this probably isn't easily realised. Somehow, I got used to
> just click into emtpy space to activate a widget, although I know that going
> straight to the buttons or just use the mousewheel works as well.
> Best regards,
> Christian
> Utkarsh Ayachit wrote:
>>> 1) Have your objects in a 3D view and don't select anything. Then split
>>> your
>>> view and start a spreadsheet view. Select points in your 3D and switch
>>> back
>>> to spreadsheet view. Selection is gone.
>>> 2) In the 3D view and select some points. Open up a spreadsheet view.
>>> Switch
>>> between those two Views. Selection is gone.
>> How are you making the spreadsheet view active? Are you clicking in
>> the blank part or the part showing data in the spreadsheet view? That
>> clears the selection in the spreadsheet view. You should click on the
>> titlebar or scrollbar or the headers.
>> Utkarsh

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