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CornerAnnotation

vtk-examples/Cxx/Visualization/CornerAnnotation


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Code

CornerAnnotation.cxx

#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkCornerAnnotation.h>
#include <vtkNamedColors.h>
#include <vtkNew.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkProperty.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkSphereSource.h>
#include <vtkTextProperty.h>

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

  vtkNew<vtkSphereSource> sphereSource;
  sphereSource->Update();

  vtkNew<vtkPolyDataMapper> mapper;
  mapper->SetInputConnection(sphereSource->GetOutputPort());

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

  // Visualize
  vtkNew<vtkRenderer> renderer;
  vtkNew<vtkRenderWindow> renderWindow;
  renderWindow->AddRenderer(renderer);
  renderWindow->SetWindowName("ComplexV");

  vtkNew<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> renderWindowInteractor;
  renderWindowInteractor->SetRenderWindow(renderWindow);
  renderer->AddActor(actor);
  renderer->SetBackground(colors->GetColor3d("DarkSlateGray").GetData());

  // Annotate the image with window/level and mouse over pixel information
  vtkNew<vtkCornerAnnotation> cornerAnnotation;
  cornerAnnotation->SetLinearFontScaleFactor(2);
  cornerAnnotation->SetNonlinearFontScaleFactor(1);
  cornerAnnotation->SetMaximumFontSize(20);
  cornerAnnotation->SetText(0, "lower left");
  cornerAnnotation->SetText(1, "lower right");
  cornerAnnotation->SetText(2, "upper left");
  cornerAnnotation->SetText(3, "upper right");
  cornerAnnotation->GetTextProperty()->SetColor(
      colors->GetColor3d("Gold").GetData());

  renderer->AddViewProp(cornerAnnotation);

  renderWindow->Render();
  renderWindowInteractor->Start();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.3 FATAL_ERROR)

project(CornerAnnotation)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  vtkCommonColor
  vtkCommonCore
  vtkFiltersSources
  vtkInteractionStyle
  vtkRenderingAnnotation
  vtkRenderingContextOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingCore
  vtkRenderingFreeType
  vtkRenderingGL2PSOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingOpenGL2
  QUIET
)

if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message("Skipping CornerAnnotation: ${VTK_NOT_FOUND_MESSAGE}")
  return ()
endif()
message (STATUS "VTK_VERSION: ${VTK_VERSION}")
if (VTK_VERSION VERSION_LESS "8.90.0")
  # old system
  include(${VTK_USE_FILE})
  add_executable(CornerAnnotation MACOSX_BUNDLE CornerAnnotation.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(CornerAnnotation PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else ()
  # include all components
  add_executable(CornerAnnotation MACOSX_BUNDLE CornerAnnotation.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(CornerAnnotation PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  # vtk_module_autoinit is needed
  vtk_module_autoinit(
    TARGETS CornerAnnotation
    MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
    )
endif ()

Download and Build CornerAnnotation

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

cd CornerAnnotation/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:

./CornerAnnotation

WINDOWS USERS

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