VTK/Examples/Cxx/InfoVis/XGMLReader

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VTK Examples Baseline InfoVis TestXGMLReader.png

This example reads and displays the graph from a gml file. You can test this with VTKData/Data/Infovis/fsm.gml.

XGMLReader.cxx

#include <vtkPolyData.h>
#include <vtkXGMLReader.h>
#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkUndirectedGraph.h>
#include <vtkGraphLayoutStrategy.h>
#include <vtkGraphLayoutView.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkSimple2DLayoutStrategy.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
  if(argc != 2)
    {
    std::cout << "Required parameters: Filename" << std::endl;
    return EXIT_FAILURE;
    }

  std::string inputFilename = argv[1];

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkXGMLReader> reader = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkXGMLReader>::New();
  reader->SetFileName(inputFilename.c_str());
  reader->Update();
  
  vtkUndirectedGraph* g = reader->GetOutput();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkGraphLayoutView> graphLayoutView = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkGraphLayoutView>::New();
  graphLayoutView->AddRepresentationFromInput(g);
  graphLayoutView->SetLayoutStrategy("Simple 2D");
  graphLayoutView->ResetCamera();
  graphLayoutView->Render();
 
  graphLayoutView->GetInteractor()->Start();
 
  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

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CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(XGMLReader)

find_package(VTK REQUIRED)
include(${VTK_USE_FILE})

add_executable(XGMLReader MACOSX_BUNDLE XGMLReader.cxx)

if(VTK_LIBRARIES)
  target_link_libraries(XGMLReader ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else()
  target_link_libraries(XGMLReader vtkHybrid vtkWidgets)
endif()

Download and Build XGMLReader

Click here to download XGMLReader. and its CMakeLists.txt file.

Once the tarball XGMLReader.tar has been downloaded and extracted,

cd XGMLReader/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:

./XGMLReader

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