[vtkusers] Writing .vtk files

Amy Henderson amy.henderson at kitware.com
Wed Sep 26 13:42:49 EDT 2001

Did you call writer->Write() after you set the parameters for the 
writer?  The file won't be created without that call.

- Amy

At 07:41 PM 9/26/2001 +0200, Lydia Yahia-Cherif wrote:
>Hi everybody,
>I want to create a 3D model starting from contours. I used the Marching
>cubes and
>the following sequence is the end part of my program.
>   vtkPolyDataWriter *writer=vtkPolyDataWriter::New();
>      writer->SetInput(stripper->GetOutput());
>      writer->SetFileName("mesh.vtk");
>      writer->SetFileType(2);
>The problem is that the file mesh.vtk is not created. Is there anything that
>has to be added ?? I can't find it in the examples.
>Thanks for the reply
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