[vtkusers] snap vtk to stl conversion

Dominik Szczerba domi at vision.ee.ethz.ch
Thu Jul 20 07:35:27 EDT 2006

...and vtkContourFilter your point data once read in, see example in:



alves.scarparo at libero.it wrote:
> I'm a new newby in VTK and TCL.
> I'm trying to write a tcl small program to convert snap vtk created files to STL files.
> I use 
> vtkPolyDataReader pr
> pr SetFileName infile.vtk
> vtkSTLWriter pdw
> pdw SetInput [pr GetOutput]
> pdw SetFileName outfile.stl
> pdw Write
> but get this error:
> vtkPolyDataReader (0039EF00): Cannot read dataset type: structured_points
> Probably I need to convert structured points to normal polyData and then use stlWriter.
> How can I do this?
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Dominik Szczerba, Ph.D.
Computer Vision Lab CH-8092 Zurich

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