[vtkusers] render point set as point cloud

Randy Heiland heiland at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Sep 4 16:18:23 EDT 2002

Here's what I did:



On Sep 4,  2:37pm, anast.jm at pg.com wrote:
> Subject: [vtkusers] render point set as point cloud
> I have a vtkPolyData set of just unstructured points (no connectivity, no
> attributes) that I would like to render as a point cloud. I've tried
> vtkPolyDataMapper and vtkDataSet Mapper but neither would produce the point
> cloud when rendered. The man page for DataSetMapper states it needs cell data
> which I don't have so I'm assuming PolyDataMapper  wants the same?? Is there
> filter I could run my point set through to get the render to show the point
> cloud? I 'm  tempted to try glyphing each point but thought there must be a
> simpler way. Any suggestions appreciated....john

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