[vtkusers] probe filter..

David Gobbi dgobbi at irus.rri.on.ca
Tue Sep 12 14:48:50 EDT 2000

As long as your data set is vtkImageData or vtkStructuredPoints, you
can use vtkImageReslice.  The interface is completely different
from vtkProbeFilter, though.  Examples are provided: 


Type 'a' (or 'o') to get into actor mode (to spin the plane) and 'c'
to get back into camera mode.

 - David

On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, K.R.Subramanian wrote:
> I am using the probe filter to extract slices at arbitrary
> orientations.. (using vtkPlaneSource)..
> works fine on structured points data and some rigged up examples of
> structured grid. Then
> I tried it on a real vascular dataset - which is also a structured grid.
> The volume is a U shaped
> curve. But on this dataset, it seems to take literally hours before it
> extracted the slice (which
> it did correctly). I am puzzled as to why it took so long or where it
> got into some kind of a loop..
> Are there any situations under which this could happen?
> Thanks.
>     -- krs
> --
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