RuledSurfaceFilter

VTKExamples/Python/PolyData/RuledSurfaceFilter


Code

RuledSurfaceFilter.py

import vtk

# create a rendering window and renderer
ren = vtk.vtkRenderer()
renWin = vtk.vtkRenderWindow()
renWin.AddRenderer(ren)

# create a renderwindowinteractor
iren = vtk.vtkRenderWindowInteractor()
iren.SetRenderWindow(renWin)

# Create the points fot the lines.
points = vtk.vtkPoints()
points.InsertPoint(0, 0, 0, 1)
points.InsertPoint(1, 1, 0, 0)
points.InsertPoint(2, 0, 1, 0)
points.InsertPoint(3, 1, 1, 1)

# Create line1
line1 = vtk.vtkLine()
line1.GetPointIds().SetId(0, 0)
line1.GetPointIds().SetId(1, 1)

# Create line2
line2 = vtk.vtkLine()
line2.GetPointIds().SetId(0, 2)
line2.GetPointIds().SetId(1, 3)

# Create a cellArray containing the lines
lines = vtk.vtkCellArray()
lines.InsertNextCell(line1)
lines.InsertNextCell(line2)

# Create the vtkPolyData to contain the points and cellArray with the lines
polydata = vtk.vtkPolyData()
polydata.SetPoints(points)
polydata.SetLines(lines)

# Create the ruledSurfaceFilter from the polydata containing the lines
ruledSurfaceFilter = vtk.vtkRuledSurfaceFilter()
ruledSurfaceFilter.SetInputData(polydata)
ruledSurfaceFilter.SetResolution(21, 21)
ruledSurfaceFilter.SetRuledModeToResample()

# Create the mapper with the ruledSufaceFilter as input
mapper = vtk.vtkPolyDataMapper()
mapper.SetInputConnection(ruledSurfaceFilter.GetOutputPort())

# create the actor with the mapper
actor = vtk.vtkActor()
actor.SetMapper(mapper)

# add the actor to the display
ren.AddActor(actor)

# enable user interface interactor
iren.Initialize()
renWin.Render()
iren.Start()