Vertex

VTKExamples/Python/GeometricObjects/Vertex


Description

The vertex is a primary zero-dimensional cell. It is defined by a single point.

Code

Vertex.py

#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

import vtk


def main():
    colors = vtk.vtkNamedColors()

    points = vtk.vtkPoints()
    points.InsertNextPoint(0, 0, 0)

    vertex = vtk.vtkVertex()
    vertex.GetPointIds().SetId(0, 0)

    vertices = vtk.vtkCellArray()
    vertices.InsertNextCell(vertex)

    polydata = vtk.vtkPolyData()
    polydata.SetPoints(points)
    polydata.SetVerts(vertices)

    # Setup actor and mapper
    mapper = vtk.vtkPolyDataMapper()
    mapper.SetInputData(polydata)
    actor = vtk.vtkActor()
    actor.SetMapper(mapper)
    actor.GetProperty().SetPointSize(10)
    actor.GetProperty().SetColor(colors.GetColor3d("Cyan"))

    # Setup render window, renderer, and interactor
    renderer = vtk.vtkRenderer()
    renderWindow = vtk.vtkRenderWindow()
    renderWindow.SetWindowName("Vertex")
    renderWindow.AddRenderer(renderer)
    renderWindowInteractor = vtk.vtkRenderWindowInteractor()
    renderWindowInteractor.SetRenderWindow(renderWindow)
    renderer.AddActor(actor)
    renderer.SetBackground(colors.GetColor3d("DarkGreen"))

    renderWindow.Render()
    renderWindowInteractor.Start()


if __name__ == '__main__':
    main()