VTK/Examples/Cxx/Visualization/LineWidth

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LineWidth.cxx

#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkLineSource.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkProperty.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkLineSource> lineSource =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkLineSource>::New();
    
  // Visualize
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> mapper =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
  mapper->SetInputConnection(lineSource->GetOutputPort());
 
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> actor =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  actor->SetMapper(mapper);
  actor->GetProperty()->SetLineWidth(5);
 
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer> renderer =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer>::New();
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow> renderWindow =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow>::New();
  renderWindow->AddRenderer(renderer);
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> renderWindowInteractor = 
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor>::New();
  renderWindowInteractor->SetRenderWindow(renderWindow);
  renderer->AddActor(actor);
 
  renderWindow->Render();
  renderWindowInteractor->Start();
  
  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

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CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(LineWidth)

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

add_executable(LineWidth MACOSX_BUNDLE LineWidth.cxx)

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

Download and Build LineWidth

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

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

cd LineWidth/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:

./LineWidth

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.