[vtkusers] vtkTextActor problem

Randy Heiland heiland at indiana.edu
Tue Aug 22 12:34:17 EDT 2006

Would someone know why I am unable to display a vtkTextActor along with
a vtkTubeFilter?  For example, in the officeTubes.py (or .tcl) script
(Examples/VisualizationAlgorithms), if you insert:

textActor = vtk.vtkTextActor()
textActor.SetDisplayPosition(50, 50)
textActor.SetInput('sample text')


the text is not rendered.  However, commenting out the tubes will
display the text:

I'm using the latest VTK from CVS.

thanks, Randy

for tcl:
vtkTextActor textActor
  textActor ScaledTextOn
  textActor SetDisplayPosition 50  50
  textActor SetInput "sample text"
ren1 AddActor textActor

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