Re: [gentoo-science] sci-visualization/paraview and netcdf files.
Wed, 05 Dec 2007 18:25:57
Markus Dittrich writes:
> Bryan Green <bryan.d.green@××××.gov> writes:
> > Hello,
> > I'm looking for insight into loading netcdf files into paraview.
> > the sci-libs/netcdf library is a dependency of paraview, but
> > nevertheless, there does not seem to be a CDF reader available
> > from within paraview. Can anyone enlighten me as to how to
> > make one appear?
> > Thanks,
> > -bryan
> Hi Bryan,
> I don't use paraview very much myself so please take
> the following with a grain of salt ;)
> As far as I know, paraview does not provide any=20
> GUI functionality to import/export netcdf files despite
> the fact that VTK's netcdf wrappers are being built
> (this is why we need netcdf as a dependency).
> However, have a look at=20
> which offers a plugin for paraview (claiming)
> to do just that. I have never tried it hence I
> can't comment on how good the plugin is.
Thanks for the feedback.
It looks like a pain in the butt to get that netcdf reader compiled into
paraview. I'm going to have to punt.
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