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  1. I am trying to set a .jpeg image as my background before loading in VTK data. Does anyone know how to do this?

    I am trying to set a .jpeg image as my background before loading in VTK data. Does anyone know how to do this?

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      • Paraview VR version that supports use of NVIDIA IndeX plugin

        The NVIDIA IndeX plugin requires a .exe version of paraview VR which doesn't currently exist on the downloads section.

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        • chart marker

          custom chart data marker mouse-over labels
          I would like to be able to define the interactive label which appears when you mouse over markers in line chart view. Specifically I would like to be able to select a dataset/vector which appears as the marker label on mouse over. For example, if plotting up a csv file with three columns of data (label, x, y), it would be useful to be able to plot the x, y data and have the label data appear on mouse-over.

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          • ASME Stress Linearization

            add the ASME Stress Linearization as a post processor tool

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            • Extend supported file name endings to include *.encas files (Ensight case files)

              The EnSight case file name convention also includes *.encas files which have the same file format as the already available *.case, *.CASE, and *.Case files. ANSYS Fluent exports ensight files by default as *.encas files and these files are not recognized by Paraview. It would be trivial to also include the *.encas file name extension in the list of EnSight files and would make life a bit easier.

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              • support for gzipped nrrd files

                We and our colleagues (working in fly brain neuroanatomy) use the NRRD format. We have >100,000 NRRD images with data gzip encoded. gzip compression is useful because many images are sparse and compress by factors of >10 or even >100x.

                At least on the current v5.4.1 on mac gzip encoding is not supported.

                ERROR: In /Users/kitware/dashboards/buildbot-slave/8275bd07/build/superbuild/paraview/src/VTK/IO/Image/vtkNrrdReader.cxx, line 401
                vtkPNrrdReader (0x7fbe23649220): Unsupported encoding: gzip

                ERROR: In /Users/kitware/dashboards/buildbot-slave/8275bd07/build/superbuild/paraview/src/VTK/Common/ExecutionModel/vtkExecutive.cxx, line 784
                vtkPVCompositeDataPipeline (0x7fbe227f98d0): Algorithm vtkPNrrdReader(0x7fbe23649220) returned failure for request: vtkInformation (0x7fbe227f99e0)
                Debug: Off
                Modified Time: 211881
                Reference Count: 1
                Registered Events: (none)
                Request: REQUEST_INFORMATION
                ALGORITHM_AFTER_FORWARD: 1
                FORWARD_DIRECTION: 0

                It should be a very…

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                • Aerodynamics: integration of a 3D/2D space onto a plane/line

                  A typical analysis of aerodynamic data is to integrate all variables along a direction in order to project the integrated data onto a plane or a line: this allows the analysis of say the evolution of the mean section temperature along a duct and so on.
                  A partial solution already exist for integrating 3D/2D data onto a line(https://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/openfoam-paraview/116033-obtain-average-pressure-over-range-slices.html) but it is not efficient at all as it demands an animation in order to create an external CSV file iteratively. An efficient, built-in solution, without need of creating an external CSV file is needed.
                  Moreover, the reduction of 3D…

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                  • Ability to annotate a point and display text normal to view with offset to that point.

                    I wish to show where prob points are measured visually. My solution is to create a script with 3D text showing points annotated with prob number, however, this is only valid for one view and orientation. If it would dynamically adjust to my camera view then it would be much more useful,

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                    • Add Shapefile support

                      Support ESRI's shapefile, which is widely used for geospatial data. This is useful for a lot of CFD problems, which sometimes need to be visualized in a geographic environment.

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                      • Axes Grid Scaling

                        The scale of the present Axes Grid is same for the all axes. So when I set Scale values on the Transforming property or Transform Filter, the values of grids become meaningless.

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                        • Multi-byte Text support on the 3D Text Source

                          I want to display Japanese characters.

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                          • Evenly spaced label values in color legend

                            Option to switch off the "nicer automatic labels" introduced in v5.4

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                            • Combine zoom/roll functionality

                              zoom by moving up/down
                              roll by moving left/right

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                              • Add python shell in paraview configure

                                Due to the screen DPI now getting smaller and smaller, the python shell embedded in paraview lack of appropriate font adjustment, hoping to join customizable features about python shell appearance.

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                                • Support 64-bit node IDs

                                  When opening a large mesh with node IDs larger than 2 billion, Paraview overflows showing node IDs as -2147483648.

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                                  • delete parent with children in pipeline

                                    Presently, a parent in the pipeline can only be deleted when all children have been deleted before. Suggestion to allow deletion of a parent with implicit deletion of all of its children (instead of throwing an error that parent cannot be deleted).

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                                    • Force or deactivate some Readers. Reuse the Paraview already running

                                      1) I always work with xmdf files and every time I have to choose the reader to use in the menu, can we deactivate or force the use of a specific reader in the command line?

                                      2) also if I run a second command line to run paraview (with a filename as argument) can we reuse the instance of paraview already running. (to compare results for example)

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                                      • Add an ability to view or probe the i, j, k indices in a structured grid

                                        When checking solver results or input files of type structured grid it is important to have the ability to view the node indices in the zone (i, j, k) an not just a running number (for instance in the spreadsheet view)

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                                        • Extract selection + Preserve only connected topology

                                          Add to this filter option to select only connected elements (linked by common nodes) when mesh consists of several components in one dataset.

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