[vtkusers] normals

Sylvain Jaume jaume at tele.ucl.ac.be
Mon May 7 09:15:14 EDT 2001

Hi Nikita,

How do you define a normal for a point in a point cloud (vtkpoints)?
If you create a surface mesh (polydata) out of your point set, you could
use vtkPolyDataNormals and get the normals as pointdata attributes.

Hope this helps

On Mon, 7 May 2001, Nikita Kojekine AKA Kitya Karlson wrote:

> Hello!
> I have a set of points vtkPoints, which represent the surface.
> Can I get for each point 2 points instead of it - one on -0.001 on
> normal
> from the original and one on +0.001? how can i get normal with vtk?
> Thank you.
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