[vtkusers] Removing internal cells !

Sebastien Auclair sxa at fluent.com
Thu Apr 17 16:04:46 EDT 2003

Yes i'am using vtkLinearExtrusionFilter.
The polygons are complex and often non-convex so before being extruded, they
are passed through vtkGLUTesselatorTriangleFilter.

When displayed with transparency, we can see the internal facets !

Thanks !


----- Original Message -----
From: "Berk Geveci" <berklist at nycap.rr.com>
To: "Sebastien Auclair" <sxa at fluent.com>
Cc: "vtkusers" <vtkusers at public.kitware.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: [vtkusers] Removing internal cells !

> > Let say i have a square formed with two triangles.
> > I extrude this square to get a cube.
> Which filter are you using to extrude ? vtkLinearExtrusionFilter
> should not create internal faces.
> > Because ALL edges are extruded to produce facets, the resulting cube
> > have an unacessary internal diagonal facet.
> Is the result of the extrusion
> process an unstructured data with 3D cells (in this example,
> wedges) or a polygonal data (triangles and quads) ?
> -Berk
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