[Paraview] Trace?

Timothy Cale drtsc.para at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 10:57:49 EST 2012


Thanks for the feedback.

I am new to mailing lists: I cc'd paraview at paraview.org on this note - I
hope that covers your
request to keep the discussion on the mailing list.

WRT Trace:

Thank you for the links: I will need to spend time learning how to read the
material . . .

For now, I notice that the .py script (first_stab.py - which is attached)
does not seem to direct
the saving of a .ply file - which was one of the sequence of actions taken
during the Trace.

Is saving/writing a file part of what Trace is to record? (I used Save


On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:44 AM, David E DeMarle
<dave.demarle at kitware.com>wrote:

> Please keep the discussion on the mailing list so everyone can benefit.
> > The upshot: Is there a way to use this .py file either in an executable,
> or
> > between executables?
> Python is a particularly good glue language.
> You can have you scripts/programs call "pvbatch yourscript.py" and/or
> call arbitrary scripts/executables from within yourscript.py.
> For examples of how to call out from python see:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/89228/calling-an-external-command-in-python
> > Once I get that going, I can generate a version of the .py file
> appropriate
> > for each sim. I assume
> > that can be refined to using filenames as arguments as I get off of my
> > knuckles.
> For examples of command line argument access in python see:
>   http://www.tutorialspoint.com/python/python_command_line_arguments.htm
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