PerpendicularVector

VTKExamples/Cxx/Math/PerpendicularVector

Code

PerpendicularVector.cxx

#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkMath.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  double x[3] = {1,0,0};
  double y[3];
  vtkMath::Perpendiculars(x, y, NULL, 0);

  std::cout << "y: " << y[0] << " " << y[1] << " " << y[2] << std::endl;

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(PerpendicularVector)

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

add_executable(PerpendicularVector MACOSX_BUNDLE PerpendicularVector.cxx )

target_link_libraries(PerpendicularVector ${VTK_LIBRARIES})

Download and Build PerpendicularVector

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

cd PerpendicularVector/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:

./PerpendicularVector

WINDOWS USERS

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