Snippets

Description

Snippets are chunks of code that can be cut (snipped) and pasted into examples. We want each example to be stand-alone, so we do not keep the snippet code in a library.

Available snippets

ReadPolyData

Uses the appropriate vtkPolyData reader to read any vtkPolyData file.

SaveSceneToFieldData

Stores the current vtkCamera location in a vtkDataSet's vtkFieldData.

RestoreSceneFromFieldData

Restores the saved vtkCamera view from a vtkDataSet's vtkFieldData.

SaveSceneToFile

Stores the current vtkCamera location in a file.

RestoreSceneFromFile

Restores the saved vtkCamera view from a file.

ChooseContrastingColor

Given a color, find a contrasting color. If the given color is "light", use the lightColor otherwise use the darkColor

ViewportBorders

Draw the borders of a vtkRenderer's viewports.

WriteImage

Take a screen shot and save it to a file.