[vtkusers] Reading XDR data
berk.geveci at kitware.com
Thu Oct 17 09:34:04 EDT 2002
You certainly can use FILE*.
There are quite a few readers which use C style IO.
Check vtkPLOT3DReader and vtkGenericEnSightReader for
On Thu, 2002-10-17 at 09:10, Andrew Porter wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone investigated/implemented an XDR reader for vtk? I've been
> looking into it but am hitting difficulties since vtk uses ifstreams and
> the XDR library wants a FILE*. One solution would be to replace the array
> data in the vtk file with the filename of an associated XDR file. This
> would only be apparent to a 'vtkReadXDRData' routine (in analogy with
> vtkReadBinaryData). However, it does of course break the normal vtk
> approach of including the header information and data in a single file.
> Any thoughts or suggestions gratefully received.
> Andrew Porter
> Software engineer, RealityGrid Tel. : +44 (0)161 2757184
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