[Paraview] Paraview plugin doesn't load the GUI.
utkarsh.ayachit at kitware.com
Fri Jan 11 10:01:11 EST 2013
I don't think ParaView ever supported loading UI files directly as so.
If you want to specify a custom GUI, you'll have to compile a plugin
and then load it. The XML loading mechanism is only for bringing in
Proxy XMLs for simple plugins.
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Nico Kruithof <Nico at nghk.nl> wrote:
> The HelixSource plugin doesn't contain a CMakeLists.txt file so the shared
> library isn't compiled.
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Sebastien Jourdain
> <sebastien.jourdain at kitware.com> wrote:
>> If the plugin is composed of C++ code (ui or processing code), what need
>> to be loaded is the compiled library (.dll/.so/.dylib) not the xml.
>> The XML is just when you want to expose some VTK classes to the ParaView
>> GUI with auto generated panel.
>> To build the ParaView examples you will need to create a new build tree
>> like as follow.
>> mkdir build-examples
>> cd build-examples
>> ccmake ../src-paraview/Examples
>> And then load the generated library inside
>> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 4:29 AM, Nico Kruithof <Nico at nghk.nl> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to get the HelixSource plugin loaded
>>> (Examples/Plugings/HelixSource). In paraview I added the plugin:
>>> Tools->Manage plugins->add helix.xml. The plugin is loaded as I can create a
>>> helix, however the modified user interface (HelixSource.ui) is not used. For
>>> example, the python code and the output data type are still shown. Are there
>>> other things that I need to set up?
>>> Nico Kruithof
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