Tag Archives: EVE

Starting ParaView Client and Server for head-tracking (Windows)

Optional (on a machine with single processor, probably not needed – changes depending on ParaView implementation): Install MPICH2 (binaries sufficient) http://www.mcs.anl.gov/research/projects/mpich2/ Configure ParaView to use MPI in CMake (turn PARAVIEW_USE_MPI flag on) Rebuild ParaView Start ParaView Server: with MPI: Open your … Continue reading

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Attempt to create Dock Window to configure VR connections in ParaView

Standard way of adding a QDockWidget to a Plugin in ParaView: Look at ParaView/Examples/Plugins/DockWidget Use the ADD_PARAVIEW_DOCK_WINDOW macro defined in ParaView/CMake/ParaViewPlugins.cmake Result of the CMake macro: a file called ${ARG_CLASS_NAME}Implementation.h (which implements the pqDockWindowInterface) is created and compiled into the … Continue reading

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Protected: Collaboration Workbench Transition notes

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Debugging ParaView CMake mis-configuration issues

Before building, scan/read http://paraview.org/Wiki/ParaView:Build_And_Install Look for similar issues in paraview/paraview-developers mailing list Look in *.cmake for the misconfigured CMake variable: grep YOUR_VARIABLE_NAME * -rl | grep cmake gives the name of the *.cmake file. Look at what the CMake file expects … Continue reading

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ParaView VR Plugin state files

Addendum to http://www.paraview.org/Wiki/ParaView/Users_Guide/CAVE_Display VRConnectionManager configuration deconstructed: <VRConnectionManager> <VRPNConnection name=”device_name” address=”device_name@server_address”> <Button id=”button_id” name=”button_name”/> <Button id=”button_id” name=”button_name”/> <Tracker id=”0″ name=”tracker_pv_name”/> </VRPNConnection> </VRConnectionManager> device_name: look in vrpn.cfg in the device server machine. The syntax for a particular device is usually Vrpn_Class device_name config_param1 config_param2 … Continue reading

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Mailing list to Forum

Last week I went on an exercise to import the paraview-developers mailing list to nabble forum. It involved: downloading the monthly mail archives from the archive page concatenating the text files into a Linux mbox, emailing the nabble forum administrator … Continue reading

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Windows: Building Qt From Source – NMAKE : fatal error U1077: ‘cd’ : return code ‘0x2’

I build Qt from source many, many times and often encounter this intermittent error: NMAKE : fatal error U1077: ‘cd’ : return code ‘0x2’ Building Qt with configure and nmake takes at least an hour, and I have wasted many hours of my life rebuilding Qt (one of the … Continue reading

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