[vtkusers] Mappers and vtkLookupTable

Allen Sanderson allen at sci.utah.edu
Thu Feb 18 13:46:26 EST 2016

Thanks David,

I did an append then stripped out the lines. They are not seen with tubes but they are seen with ribbons. 



Allen Sanderson
SCI Institute
University of Utah

> On Feb 18, 2016, at 9:43 AM, David Gobbi <david.gobbi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Allen Sanderson <allen at sci.utah.edu <mailto:allen at sci.utah.edu>> wrote:
> Hello,
> A followup question with the vtkTubeFilter and vtkRibbonFilter. If the input vtkPolyData contains objects other than lines the filter strips those objects out only return the tubes or ribbons. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Or does one need to handle that themselves?
> I think that it would be a great feature if vtkTubeFilter had an option to pass polygons directly to the output.  Unfortunately, right now there isn't any way to do this without changing the vtkTubeFilter source code.
> Instead, you can use vtkAppendPolyData to append the original data onto the output you get from vtkTubeFilter.  Of course, this means that your tubes will have the lines put back inside of them, but that should be harmless.
>  - David

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