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ReportRenderWindowCapabilities

vtk-examples/Cxx/Utilities/ReportRenderWindowCapabilities

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ReportRenderWindowCapabilities.cxx

#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkConeSource.h>
#include <vtkNamedColors.h>
#include <vtkNew.h>
#include <vtkPolyData.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkProperty.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>

int main(int, char*[])
{
  vtkNew<vtkNamedColors> colors;

  // Create a cone
  vtkNew<vtkConeSource> coneSource;
  coneSource->Update();

  // Create a mapper and actor
  vtkNew<vtkPolyDataMapper> mapper;
  mapper->SetInputConnection(coneSource->GetOutputPort());

  vtkNew<vtkActor> actor;
  actor->SetMapper(mapper);
  actor->GetProperty()->SetColor(colors->GetColor3d("MistyRose").GetData());

  // Create a renderer and render window<
  vtkNew<vtkRenderer> renderer;
  vtkNew<vtkRenderWindow> renderWindow;
  renderWindow->AddRenderer(renderer);
  renderWindow->SetWindowName("ReportRenderWindowCapabilities");

  // Add the actors to the scene
  renderer->AddActor(actor);
  renderer->SetBackground(colors->GetColor3d("SlateGray").GetData());

  // Render
  renderWindow->Render();

  std::cout << renderWindow->ReportCapabilities();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.12 FATAL_ERROR)

project(ReportRenderWindowCapabilities)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  CommonColor
  CommonCore
  CommonDataModel
  FiltersSources
  InteractionStyle
  RenderingContextOpenGL2
  RenderingCore
  RenderingFreeType
  RenderingGL2PSOpenGL2
  RenderingOpenGL2
  QUIET
)

if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message(FATAL_ERROR "ReportRenderWindowCapabilities: Unable to find the VTK build folder.")
endif()

# Prevent a "command line is too long" failure in Windows.
set(CMAKE_NINJA_FORCE_RESPONSE_FILE "ON" CACHE BOOL "Force Ninja to use response files.")
add_executable(ReportRenderWindowCapabilities MACOSX_BUNDLE ReportRenderWindowCapabilities.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(ReportRenderWindowCapabilities PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
)
# vtk_module_autoinit is needed
vtk_module_autoinit(
  TARGETS ReportRenderWindowCapabilities
  MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
)

Download and Build ReportRenderWindowCapabilities

Click here to download ReportRenderWindowCapabilities and its CMakeLists.txt file. Once the tarball ReportRenderWindowCapabilities.tar has been downloaded and extracted,

cd ReportRenderWindowCapabilities/build

If VTK is installed:

cmake ..

If VTK is not installed but compiled on your system, you will need to specify the path to your VTK build:

cmake -DVTK_DIR:PATH=/home/me/vtk_build ..

Build the project:

make

and run it:

./ReportRenderWindowCapabilities

WINDOWS USERS

Be sure to add the VTK bin directory to your path. This will resolve the VTK dll's at run time.