winston at cat.rpi.edu
Mon Oct 7 09:19:28 EDT 2002
> Hi All,
> I have to render a molecule which has many atoms.Basically this boils
> down to drawing spheres. I have to draw some 5000 spheres.
> My problem is when i render so many spheres rendering is very slow and
> interaction even slower.
> Is there a better way of rendering so many spheres and still maintaining
> the speed and interaction.
Take a look at the vtkLODActor class:
It allows different levels of detail for interactive updates versus
static display. The lower the level of detail, the faster the rendering.
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