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From: Bryan Green <bryan.d.green@××××.gov>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] sci-visualization/paraview and netcdf files.
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 18:25:57
Message-Id: 20071205182422.07AEE2391C8@ece06.nas.nasa.gov
Markus Dittrich writes:
> Bryan Green <bryan.d.green@××××.gov> writes: > > Hello, > >=20 > > 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? > >=20 > > 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 > http://www.cscs.ch/a-display.php?id=3D1168 > 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. Thanks anyway, -bryan -- gentoo-science@g.o mailing list