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FilledContours

vtk-examples/Cxx/VisualizationAlgorithms/FilledContours


Description

This example produces filled contours using the vtkClipPolyData filter. There is a sample data file src/Testing/Data/filledContours.vtp.

Note

This original source code for this example is here.

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Code

FilledContours.cxx

#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkAppendPolyData.h>
#include <vtkCellData.h>
#include <vtkCleanPolyData.h>
#include <vtkClipPolyData.h>
#include <vtkContourFilter.h>
#include <vtkFloatArray.h>
#include <vtkLookupTable.h>
#include <vtkNamedColors.h>
#include <vtkNew.h>
#include <vtkPointData.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkProperty.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkScalarsToColors.h>
#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkXMLPolyDataReader.h>

#include <vector>

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
{
  if (argc < 3)
  {
    std::cerr
        << "Usage: " << argv[0]
        << " InputPolyDataFile(.vtp) NumberOfContours e.g filledContours.vtp 10"
        << std::endl;
    return EXIT_FAILURE;
  }

  vtkNew<vtkNamedColors> colors;

  // Read the file
  vtkNew<vtkXMLPolyDataReader> reader;

  reader->SetFileName(argv[1]);
  reader->Update(); // Update so that we can get the scalar range

  double scalarRange[2];
  reader->GetOutput()->GetPointData()->GetScalars()->GetRange(scalarRange);

  vtkNew<vtkAppendPolyData> appendFilledContours;

  int numberOfContours = atoi(argv[2]);

  double delta = (scalarRange[1] - scalarRange[0]) /
      static_cast<double>(numberOfContours - 1);

  // Keep the clippers alive
  std::vector<vtkSmartPointer<vtkClipPolyData>> clippersLo;
  std::vector<vtkSmartPointer<vtkClipPolyData>> clippersHi;

  for (int i = 0; i < numberOfContours; i++)
  {
    double valueLo = scalarRange[0] + static_cast<double>(i) * delta;
    double valueHi = scalarRange[0] + static_cast<double>(i + 1) * delta;
    clippersLo.push_back(vtkSmartPointer<vtkClipPolyData>::New());
    clippersLo[i]->SetValue(valueLo);
    if (i == 0)
    {
      clippersLo[i]->SetInputConnection(reader->GetOutputPort());
    }
    else
    {
      clippersLo[i]->SetInputConnection(clippersHi[i - 1]->GetOutputPort(1));
    }
    clippersLo[i]->InsideOutOff();
    clippersLo[i]->Update();

    clippersHi.push_back(vtkSmartPointer<vtkClipPolyData>::New());
    clippersHi[i]->SetValue(valueHi);
    clippersHi[i]->SetInputConnection(clippersLo[i]->GetOutputPort());
    clippersHi[i]->GenerateClippedOutputOn();
    clippersHi[i]->InsideOutOn();
    clippersHi[i]->Update();
    if (clippersHi[i]->GetOutput()->GetNumberOfCells() == 0)
    {
      continue;
    }

    vtkNew<vtkFloatArray> cd;
    cd->SetNumberOfComponents(1);
    cd->SetNumberOfTuples(clippersHi[i]->GetOutput()->GetNumberOfCells());
    cd->FillComponent(0, valueLo);

    clippersHi[i]->GetOutput()->GetCellData()->SetScalars(cd);
    appendFilledContours->AddInputConnection(clippersHi[i]->GetOutputPort());
  }

  vtkNew<vtkCleanPolyData> filledContours;
  filledContours->SetInputConnection(appendFilledContours->GetOutputPort());

  vtkNew<vtkLookupTable> lut;
  lut->SetNumberOfTableValues(numberOfContours + 1);
  lut->Build();
  vtkNew<vtkPolyDataMapper> contourMapper;
  contourMapper->SetInputConnection(filledContours->GetOutputPort());
  contourMapper->SetScalarRange(scalarRange[0], scalarRange[1]);
  contourMapper->SetScalarModeToUseCellData();
  contourMapper->SetLookupTable(lut);

  vtkNew<vtkActor> contourActor;
  contourActor->SetMapper(contourMapper);
  contourActor->GetProperty()->SetInterpolationToFlat();

  vtkNew<vtkContourFilter> contours;
  contours->SetInputConnection(filledContours->GetOutputPort());
  contours->GenerateValues(numberOfContours, scalarRange[0], scalarRange[1]);

  vtkNew<vtkPolyDataMapper> contourLineMapperer;
  contourLineMapperer->SetInputConnection(contours->GetOutputPort());
  contourLineMapperer->SetScalarRange(scalarRange[0], scalarRange[1]);
  contourLineMapperer->ScalarVisibilityOff();

  vtkNew<vtkActor> contourLineActor;
  contourLineActor->SetMapper(contourLineMapperer);
  contourLineActor->GetProperty()->SetLineWidth(2);

  // The usual renderer, render window and interactor
  vtkNew<vtkRenderer> ren1;
  vtkNew<vtkRenderWindow> renWin;
  vtkNew<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> iren;

  renWin->AddRenderer(ren1);
  renWin->SetWindowName("FilledContours");

  iren->SetRenderWindow(renWin);

  // Add the actors
  ren1->AddActor(contourActor);
  ren1->AddActor(contourLineActor);
  ren1->SetBackground(colors->GetColor3d("MidnightBlue").GetData());

  // Begin interaction
  renWin->Render();
  iren->Start();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.3 FATAL_ERROR)

project(FilledContours)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  vtkCommonColor
  vtkCommonCore
  vtkCommonDataModel
  vtkFiltersCore
  vtkIOXML
  vtkInteractionStyle
  vtkRenderingContextOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingCore
  vtkRenderingFreeType
  vtkRenderingGL2PSOpenGL2
  vtkRenderingOpenGL2
  QUIET
)

if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message("Skipping FilledContours: ${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(FilledContours MACOSX_BUNDLE FilledContours.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(FilledContours PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else ()
  # include all components
  add_executable(FilledContours MACOSX_BUNDLE FilledContours.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(FilledContours PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  # vtk_module_autoinit is needed
  vtk_module_autoinit(
    TARGETS FilledContours
    MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
    )
endif ()

Download and Build FilledContours

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

cd FilledContours/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:

./FilledContours

WINDOWS USERS

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