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  1. Dark Theme Option in Settings

    Add the ability to choose a dark color theme at runtime. I image a checkbox in the settings/preferences.

    This would be very similar to the trends following MacOS Mojave's "Dark Mode" and would provide much-needed eye strain relief for those of us power users that are up all night making ridiculously awesome visualizations in ParaView.

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  2. Flow Depth for Multiphase Free surface flow

    Develop a tool to determine the flow depth for free surface flow. Particularly for open channel flow.

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  3. Alpha blending or opacity by data value

    It would be great to set the opacity by a certain data value or set an alpha blending respectively.
    E.g. you have a 3D object with a discrete density distribution. The density is illustrated by color. Every density value was determined with a certain accuracy. Now it would be great to illustrate cells with good accuracy opaque and cells will fade more and more by increasing errors.

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  6. create an "Equirectangular View".

    An "Equirectangular View" would be a fantastic addition to the software.

    Right now being we are not even able to link camera movements relatively in order to create an "interactive cubemap". All linked cameras have to have the same position. That can be improved.

    That would be a great start to an "Equirectangular View"

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  7. Add a shortcut for loading state

    would be great to have a keyboard shortcut for load state (it's as useful as a shortcut for open).

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  8. Three Arrows with Glyph Plot

    Hello,

    When I create a vector plot, the plot returns with three arrows representing each point instead of one arrow. How can I change from three arrows to one arrow?

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  9. Format specification in Annotate Attribute data

    The current "Annotate Attribute data" filter in Paraview does not have format specification options. As an example, when annotating say (0,0,0) element of a cell data array "U" with a value of "0.123456789" shows " U = 0.123456789" on the render view. It may be helpful to have a feature where one can specify the format (say "U = %5.2f") to display only "U = 0.12" on the screen instead of the 9 significant digits from the original data. Thanks!

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  10. Allow copy (to clipboard) the cell content of a line in the "Find Data" dialog box.

    Allow copy (to clipboard) the cell content of a line in the "Find Data" dialog box.

    I am using the Mac version 5.4.1

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  11. Transform position relative to screen

    Add a feature to Transform filter, or a new filter, where you can transform something relative to screen. With that it would be possible to position a source with one click parallel to screen if the coordinate system doesn't align with screen.

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  12. Glyph Type text

    The (now rather ancient) visualization software OpenDX has the ability to show glyphs in text form. This glyphs represent the point values as a text string. The text glyph could be 2D (always oriented in the view plane) or 3D. I am aware that text values at a given position can be displayed using the labels of the selection display inspector. But this options needs a lot of user interaction and it seems not to be possible to compare the values of two different objects.

    Extending Glyphs to have a text representation would be very much apreciated.

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  14. 22 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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…

    6 votes
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  20. 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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