[Paraview] Descriptive statistics filter
dcthomp at sandia.gov
Wed Oct 13 12:43:56 EDT 2010
>> My second question concerns the keyword 'Cardinality' in descriptive
>> statistics.... When I make a slice of my mesh and apply the
>> statistics to it, for example, the cardinality values are far bigger
>> than the number of nodes of the sliced plane or curve. Is cardinality
>> always the total number of nodes of the grid?
> The reason that you see a large number of points for the cardinality
> of a slice is that slicing creates a new mesh whose nodes are not
> always nodes of the original mesh... they are intersections of mesh
> edges with the slice plane.
Slicing MAY also convert hexahedral cells into triangles before
intersecting edges with the slice plane (I just don't recall for sure).
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