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  1. 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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      • 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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        • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                  • 360 equi-rectangular option for camera to view with cheap VR Glasses

                    It would be fantastic to provide an option to output a 360 screenshot or video using equirectangular projection.. or even direct scrren output so it may be streamed to smartphone in VR glasses and give CAVE like experience to the masses.
                    It is yet possible to do this by making 4 videos with 100deg FOV and stitch them with "3D Stitching" software post-processing giving output like :
                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwKanld6MFE but right out of paraview would be fantastic

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                    • Adjustable colormap position

                      I would find very useful to be able to set the colormap position in the same way of annotations, i.e. by specifying horizontal and vertical displacements from one of the four corners of the render view, on top of the current "standard" positions provided in the 5.4.1 release.

                      Plus, it would be great to have an option to set those values once for all, i.e. for any variable on any render view and layout, along with the title and text/annotations font size and title text for a given variable name, which is now reset when the colormap is displayed in…

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                      • Possibility to plot streamlines from spherical data

                        The only way to plot a streamline of a vector field is from cartesian data. It could be nice if spherical data can be used for this purpose as well.

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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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                          • 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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                            • ASME Stress Linearization

                              add the ASME Stress Linearization as a post processor tool

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                              • Save the original node and cell ID in NASTRAN and PATRAN readers and read all data

                                For comparison to original file it might be beneficial to have the original node and cell ID`s preserved (those values exist in the file) and read all the existing data and not just the mesh

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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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                                  • Import Azore CFD solver data

                                    The Azore CFD package has an export to VTK for ParaView use, but ParaView does not have an import directly from Azore. Would be useful to connect the two more completely.

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                                    • create surface mass flow rate for all time steps

                                      filter for a surface or plane calculates the mass flow rate over time steps and we can plot over time

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                                      • Create a reader for the Fieldview format (.fvuns).

                                        The .fvuns format is commonly used for creating animations in FLUENT. The reason is that you can export selected planes/surfaces (even with dynamic mesh), meaning that you will have lower file than when exporting the entire data set. For long transient animations, this format is therefor highly useful.

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                                        • Extract the index from selected points, in the order they are selected and extract plane parameters from slice

                                          Hi, I would like to extract the index of the points selected in the order I selected them. But when I choose extract selection and save the csv file, I get them ordered from small to big. Also I would like to save the point coordiantes and his normal when I choose slice. I see them in the box in the left, but there is no option to save them in a csv file. Thanks

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