PlaneWidget

VTKExamples/Cxx/Widgets/PlaneWidget


Code

PlaneWidget.cxx

#include <vtkPlaneWidget.h>
#include <vtkRenderer.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindow.h>
#include <vtkRenderWindowInteractor.h>
#include <vtkSmartPointer.h>

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

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow> renderWindow = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindow>::New();
  renderWindow->AddRenderer(renderer);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor> renderWindowInteractor = 
    vtkSmartPointer<vtkRenderWindowInteractor>::New();
  renderWindowInteractor->SetRenderWindow(renderWindow);

  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPlaneWidget> planeWidget = 
      vtkSmartPointer<vtkPlaneWidget>::New();
  planeWidget->SetInteractor(renderWindowInteractor);

  planeWidget->On();

  renderWindowInteractor->Initialize();

  renderer->ResetCamera();
  renderWindow->Render();
  renderWindowInteractor->Start();

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

CMakeLists.txt

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)

PROJECT(PlaneWidget)

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

add_executable(PlaneWidget MACOSX_BUNDLE PlaneWidget.cxx )

target_link_libraries(PlaneWidget ${VTK_LIBRARIES})

Download and Build PlaneWidget

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

cd PlaneWidget/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:

./PlaneWidget

WINDOWS USERS

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