[vtkusers] icosahedron faces with scalar data
tuomas.neuvonen at hut.fi
Mon Jul 11 03:44:46 EDT 2005
I'm relatively new to VTK, so I feel a bit uncomfortable with writing a
class for this (maybe later...). vtkConvexPointSet seems to work nicely,
performance is not an issue at the moment as I need to visualize only
one icosahedron at a time. What kind of solution would you recommend for
showing scalar data on the faces of the icosahedron?
Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> I think the easiest and more robust solution would be to create a
> vtk class, just like vtkTetra, vtkHexaheron or vtkPyramid. They are all
> 3d linear cells. Reading the implementation file of those classes should
> be enough for you to get started.
> If you feel uncomfortable with creating your own VTK class, you can
> always use vtkConvexPointSet, but you'll suffer a huge performance hit
> by doing this in a dataset containing multiple icosahedrons.
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