[vtkusers] Extract block from Multi-block data by name?

Evan Kao tossin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 11:53:44 EDT 2014

Is there a way to get the name of a block when iterating (with ExtractBlock
I assume)?  It wasn't clear to me in the documentation what method or
sequence of methods I could use to get the name of the data itself.

Evan Kao

On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:45 AM, Berk Geveci <berk.geveci at kitware.com> wrote:

> There is still no specific method. You have to iterate over the blocks and
> do a linear search.
> Best,
> -berk
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 11:21 PM, Evan Kao <tossin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello vtkusers,
>> I want to extract a block from a Multi-block dataset (read in using the
>> Ensight reader) using the block's name, but I had trouble finding such a
>> method in the documentation.  I found this thread
>> <http://public.kitware.com/pipermail/paraview/2011-March/020435.html>
>> about the same topic (but in Paraview), which suggested there was no method
>> at the time, but since it's from 3-4 years ago, I was wondering if
>> something in vtk had been written by now.
>> Thanks,
>> Evan Kao
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