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Snippets

Description

Snippets are chunks of code that can be cut (snipped) and pasted into examples. We want each example to be stand-alone, so we do not keep the snippet code in a library.

Available snippets

CameraPosition

Output the camera position while moving the image.

PointToGlyph

Represent points as glyphs.

ReadPolyData

Uses the appropriate vtkPolyData reader to read any vtkPolyData file.

SaveSceneToFieldData

Stores the current vtkCamera location in a vtkDataSet's vtkFieldData.

RestoreSceneFromFieldData

Restores the saved vtkCamera view from a vtkDataSet's vtkFieldData.

SaveSceneToFile

Stores the current vtkCamera location in a file.

RestoreSceneFromFile

Restores the saved vtkCamera view from a file.

ChooseContrastingColor

Given a color, find a contrasting color. If the given color is "light", use the lightColor otherwise use the darkColor

ViewportBorders

Draw the borders of a vtkRenderer's viewports.

WriteImage

Take a screen shot and save it to a file.