Commit 6c05cc6b authored by Robert Smith's avatar Robert Smith
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Updated visualization tutorials



Made minor adjustments to the visualization tutorials to add information
on new features or to correct grammar and spelling. 
Signed-off-by: Robert Smith's avatarRobert Smith <SmithRW@ornl.gov>
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/GeometryEditorTutorial.log
/GeometryEditorTutorial.out
/geometryEditorTutoria.synctex.gz
/src/
\chapter{Geometry Editor}
This article is designed to outline the basic controls of ICE's Geometry Editor.
\section{Getting Started}
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\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=12cm]{images/GeometryDeleteButton.jpg}
\end{center}
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\end{center}
\section{Saving}
You may save the contents of the Geometry Editor. This can be done as normal for
an Eclipse file, using the Save button or Ctrl + S. The result will be a file
named Geometry\_Editor.xml in the ItemDB folder. The Geometry Editor can be
reponed by double clicking on this file.
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\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=12cm]{images/MeshEditorToggleAxis}
\end{center}
The Toggle HUD button will remove or display the small info bar beneath the
editor which shows the current cursor and camera positions.
\section{Saving}
You may save the contents of the Mesh Editor. This can be done as normal for
an Eclipse file, using the Save button or Ctrl + S. The result will be a file
named Mesh\_Editor.xml in the ItemDB folder. The Mesh Editor can be
reponed by double clicking on this file.
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\section{Installation and Configuration}
ParaView use for ICE requires a Mac OS or Linux operating system, as ICE does
not currently support ParaView connections on Windows. You will also need an
installation of ParaView on your local machine. ParaView can be downloaded from
its \href{http://www.paraview.org/download/}{official website}. The ICE
not currently support ParaView connections to Windows hosts. However, it will
still be possible to connect from ICE on Windows to a Mac or Linux machine
that has ParaView installed. You will also need an installation of ParaView on
your local machine.
ParaView can be downloaded from its \href{http://www.paraview.org/download/}{official website}. The ICE
development team recommends using the latest available version of ParaView,
currently 5.0 at the time of this writing. You will further need a custom
Python HTTP web server implementation, which can be downloaded from the
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On Mac, the path will end with the folder containing your ParaView.app. For example, if you have installed ParaView to your Applications folder, the path will simply be /Applications
\textbf{Server Script Path:} The full path to the http_pvw_server.py file, ending with the folder containing it. For example if the file is on your desktop, the path might be /home/username/Desktop.
\textbf{Server Script Path:} The full path to the http\_pvw\_server.py file,
ending with the folder containing it. For example if the file is on your desktop, the path might be /home/username/Desktop.
\textbf{Visualizer Port:} The port number for the ParaView web visualizer. The default value will be fine, but if you change it, then it must be different from the port number you provide for Port.
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\includegraphics[width=12cm]{images/ParaViewPlotEditor}
\end{center}
The buttons in the upper left can also be used to manipulate the camera. The green plus sign will zoom in, while the black minus sign will zoom out. The green circular arrow button will reset the camera to its default position.
The buttons in the upper left can also be used to manipulate the camera. The
green plus sign will zoom in, while the black minus sign will zoom out. The
yellow and blue circular arrow button will reset the camera to its default
position.
\subsubsection{Selecting the Plot}
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In the lower left of the \texttt{Visualization Model} are three tabs, hilighted
in Figure \ref{fig:itemtabs}.
Switch to the \texttt{Resource Component} tab in your Item and tothe \texttt{Resources} tab on the left, as shown below.
Switch to the \texttt{Resource Component} tab in your Item and to the
\texttt{Resources} tab on the left, as shown below.
\begin{figure}[!h]
\includegraphics[width=12cm]{images/ResourcesTab}
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use the Browse button to enter the directory containing the VisIt executable
into the Path to VisIt field. Optionally, set a port number (default 9600) that
VisIt will use to serve data to ICE, and if this VisIt session will be shared
with multiple userd, set a password.
with multiple users, set a password.
\textbf{2) Launch VisIt remotely -} Using this method of connecting will launch
a new VisIt session on a machine other than the one used to run ICE. Specify the
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file, and then clicking the Add a Plot to the List button located in the VisIt
Plot Viewer in the lower part of the column on the left side of the workbench.
The resulting dialog allows the user to select plots from the file to view.
After mading a selection or selctions and pressing OK, these plots will be
After making a selection or selctions and pressing OK, these plots will be
placed in the VisIt Plot Viewer.
\begin{center}
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