[vtkusers] World Units

David E DeMarle dave.demarle at kitware.com
Mon Nov 19 09:57:44 EST 2018

vtk itself is unitless. it is up to the application to keep track of that.

David E DeMarle
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On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:53 AM Matthew Troke <
matthew.troke at avalonholographics.com> wrote:

> What units are world dimensions in VTK? For example, if I create a cube
> that is 1.0 in width, is that considered to be 1 meter, 1 cm, etc? Or are
> they unitless and defined by the source data? I assume if you are loading
> in some type of medical data, units are important.
> Matt
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