PointLocatorRadius

VTKExamples/Cxx/PolyData/PointLocatorRadius

Code

PointLocatorRadius.cxx

#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>
#include <vtkIdList.h>
#include <vtkPolyDataMapper.h>
#include <vtkObjectFactory.h>
#include <vtkPointSource.h>
#include <vtkPolyData.h>
#include <vtkPointLocator.h>

int main(int, char *[])
{
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPointSource> pointSource =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPointSource>::New();
  pointSource->SetNumberOfPoints(400);
  pointSource->Update();

  // Create the tree
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPointLocator> pointLocator =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkPointLocator>::New();
  pointLocator->SetDataSet(pointSource->GetOutput());
  pointLocator->AutomaticOn();
  pointLocator->SetNumberOfPointsPerBucket(2);
  pointLocator->BuildLocator();

  double radius = .1;
  double center[3] = {0.0, 0.0, 0.0};
  vtkSmartPointer<vtkIdList> result =
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkIdList>::New();
  pointLocator->FindPointsWithinRadius (radius, center, result);

  for(vtkIdType i = 0; i < result->GetNumberOfIds(); i++)
  {
    unsigned int id = result->GetId(i);
    std::cout << "id of point " << i << " : " << id << std::endl;
  }

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(PointLocatorRadius)

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

add_executable(PointLocatorRadius MACOSX_BUNDLE PointLocatorRadius.cxx )

target_link_libraries(PointLocatorRadius ${VTK_LIBRARIES})

Download and Build PointLocatorRadius

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

cd PointLocatorRadius/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:

./PointLocatorRadius

WINDOWS USERS

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