[vtkusers] How to make vtkImageViewer2 to show an actor only in a certain depth

Miro Drahos mdrahos at robodoc.com
Mon Jun 16 13:21:56 EDT 2014

If what you want is to cut your sphere and visualize the intersection of 
the sphere (a circle) with the viewer plane, use vtkCutter.
The sphere polydata is the input, the reslice plane is the cutFunction.

On 06/13/2014 02:34 PM, Sam Raby wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a simple actor as simple as sphere and would like to show it in 
> a certain depth in vtkImageViewer2.
> vtkImageViewer2 displays all the actors which are above the image, but 
> is there a way to force vtkImageViewer2 to show only that part of 
> sphere actor that is in the same depth as the image?
> I saw a post [1] stating that the following may do the job, but I 
> could not make it work:
> interactorStyle->AutoAdjustCameraClippingRangeOff().
> thanks,
> -sam
> [1] http://www.vtk.org/pipermail/vtkusers/2008-August/047565.html

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