Disk

VTKExamples/Cxx/GeometricObjects/Disk


Description

vtkDiskSource objects creates a polygonal disk with a hole in the center.

The disk has zero height. The user can specify the inner and outer radius of the disk, and the radial and circumferential resolution of the polygonal representation.

Other Languages

See (Python), (Java), (CSharp)

Question

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Code

Disk.cxx

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

int main(int, char *[])
{
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkNamedColors> colors =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkNamedColors>::New();

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkDiskSource> diskSource = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkDiskSource>::New();

  // Create a mapper and actor.
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper> mapper = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyDataMapper>::New();
  mapper->SetInputConnection(diskSource->GetOutputPort());

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor> actor = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkActor>::New();
  actor->GetProperty()->SetColor(colors->GetColor3d("Cornsilk").GetData());
  actor->SetMapper(mapper);

  // Create a renderer, render window, and interactor
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer> renderer = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderer>::New();
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow> renderWindow = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow>::New();
  renderWindow->SetWindowName("Disk");
  renderWindow->AddRenderer(renderer);
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> renderWindowInteractor = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor>::New();
  renderWindowInteractor->SetRenderWindow(renderWindow);

  // Add the actors to the scene
  renderer->AddActor(actor);
  renderer->SetBackground(colors->GetColor3d("DarkGreen").GetData());

  // Render and interact
  renderWindow->Render();
  renderWindowInteractor->Start();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.3 FATAL_ERROR)

project(Disk)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  vtkCommonColor
  vtkCommonCore
  vtkFiltersSources
  vtkInteractionStyle
  vtkRenderingCore
  vtkRenderingFreeType
  vtkRenderingOpenGL2 QUIET)
if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message("Skipping Disk: ${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(Disk MACOSX_BUNDLE Disk.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(Disk PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else ()
  # include all components
  add_executable(Disk MACOSX_BUNDLE Disk.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(Disk PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  # vtk_module_autoinit is needed
  vtk_module_autoinit(
    TARGETS Disk
    MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
    )
endif () 

Download and Build Disk

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

cd Disk/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:

./Disk

WINDOWS USERS

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