XMLPImageDataWriter

VTKExamples/Cxx/IO/XMLPImageDataWriter

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Code

XMLPImageDataWriter.cxx

#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkXMLPImageDataWriter.h>
#include <vtkImageCanvasSource2D.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkImageCanvasSource2D> drawing =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkImageCanvasSource2D>::New();
  drawing->SetNumberOfScalarComponents(3);
  drawing->SetScalarTypeToUnsignedChar();
  drawing->SetExtent(0, 20, 0, 50, 0, 1);
  drawing->SetDrawColor(255.0, 255.0, 255.0);
  drawing->DrawCircle(5, 5, 3);

  int numberOfPieces = 4;

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkXMLPImageDataWriter> writer =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkXMLPImageDataWriter>::New();
  writer->SetInputConnection(drawing->GetOutputPort());
  writer->SetFileName("Test.pvti");
  writer->SetNumberOfPieces(numberOfPieces);
  writer->SetEndPiece(numberOfPieces-1);
  writer->SetStartPiece(0);
  writer->Update();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.3 FATAL_ERROR)

project(XMLPImageDataWriter)

find_package(VTK COMPONENTS 
  vtkCommonCore
  vtkIOParallelXML
  vtkImagingSources QUIET)
if (NOT VTK_FOUND)
  message("Skipping XMLPImageDataWriter: ${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(XMLPImageDataWriter MACOSX_BUNDLE XMLPImageDataWriter.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(XMLPImageDataWriter PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
else ()
  # include all components
  add_executable(XMLPImageDataWriter MACOSX_BUNDLE XMLPImageDataWriter.cxx )
  target_link_libraries(XMLPImageDataWriter PRIVATE ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  # vtk_module_autoinit is needed
  vtk_module_autoinit(
    TARGETS XMLPImageDataWriter
    MODULES ${VTK_LIBRARIES}
    )
endif () 

Download and Build XMLPImageDataWriter

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

cd XMLPImageDataWriter/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:

./XMLPImageDataWriter

WINDOWS USERS

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