[vtkusers] vtkPlaneSource and normal

Will Schroeder will.schroeder at kitware.com
Fri Jun 7 07:44:09 EDT 2002

At 01:32 PM 6/7/2002 +0200, Frederic Huguet wrote:
>I use a vtkPlaneSource and MFC to create a cutting plane on a 3D object.
>But I need to get the normal of this plane in real time. There is no
>function GetNormal, so How could I compute the normal vector to the
>plane ? I thought vtkPlaneWidget was useful but I can't integrate it to
>my MFC Interface. Is there any way to find the normal ?

 From vtkPlaneSource.h:


Which expands into GetNormal(). See Common/vtkSetGet.h for details on that 


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