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int main(int, char *[])
 
int main(int, char *[])
 
{
 
{
   // Create three points.  
+
   // Create five points.  
  // We will join (Origin and P0) with a red line and (Origin and P1) with a green line
 
 
   double origin[3] = {0.0, 0.0, 0.0};
 
   double origin[3] = {0.0, 0.0, 0.0};
 
   double p0[3] = {1.0, 0.0, 0.0};
 
   double p0[3] = {1.0, 0.0, 0.0};

Revision as of 19:32, 26 May 2012

VTK Examples Baseline GeometricObjects TestLongLine.png

Connect several points with a line.

LongLine.cxx

#include <vtkVersion.h>
#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkCellArray.h>
#include <vtkCellData.h>
#include <vtkDoubleArray.h>
#include <vtkPoints.h>
#include <vtkLine.h>
#include <vtkPolyData.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkActor.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  // Create five points. 
  double origin[3] = {0.0, 0.0, 0.0};
  double p0[3] = {1.0, 0.0, 0.0};
  double p1[3] = {0.0, 1.0, 0.0};
  double p2[3] = {0.0, 1.0, 2.0};
  double p3[3] = {1.0, 2.0, 3.0};
    
  // Create a vtkPoints object and store the points in it
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPoints> points =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPoints>::New();
  points->InsertNextPoint(origin);
  points->InsertNextPoint(p0);
  points->InsertNextPoint(p1);
  points->InsertNextPoint(p2);
  points->InsertNextPoint(p3);
    
  // Create a cell array to store the lines in and add the lines to it
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkCellArray> lines =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkCellArray>::New();

  for(unsigned int i = 0; i < 3; i++)
    {
    //Create the first line (between Origin and P0)
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkLine> line =
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkLine>::New();
    line->GetPointIds()->SetId(0,i);
    line->GetPointIds()->SetId(1,i+1);
    lines->InsertNextCell(line);
    }

  // Create a polydata to store everything in
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyData> linesPolyData =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyData>::New();
  
  // Add the points to the dataset
  linesPolyData->SetPoints(points);
  
  // Add the lines to the dataset
  linesPolyData->SetLines(lines);
  
  // Setup actor and mapper
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> mapper =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
#if VTK_MAJOR_VERSION <= 5
  mapper->SetInput(linesPolyData);
#else
  mapper->SetInputData(linesPolyData);
#endif
  
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> actor =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  actor->SetMapper(mapper);
  
  // Setup render window, renderer, and interactor
  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(LongLine)

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

add_executable(LongLine MACOSX_BUNDLE LongLine.cxx)

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

Download and Build LongLine

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

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

cd LongLine/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:

./LongLine

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.