[visit-developers] Fwd: possible bug in VisIt 2.10

sveta sveta at txcorp.com
Thu Feb 11 15:10:24 EST 2016


Great!
If you have any suggestion for us to try in our branch meanwhile, it 
will be appreciated.
Sveta

On 2/11/16 1:03 PM, Griffin, Kevin S. wrote:
> Yeah…I’m able to reproduce. I assumed you were talking about an
> expression you created through VisIt. To get the pseudo color plot to
> draw after deleting it I had to select a different variable and then
> from the variables toolbar drop down I selected the expression and it
> updated the plot correctly.
>
> I’ll add a bug ticket for this and hopefully get a fix in soon. Thanks
> for bringing this to our attention.
>
> -Kevin
>
>
>
> From: "Svetlana G. Shasharina" <sveta at txcorp.com <mailto:sveta at txcorp.com>>
> Reply-To: VisIt Developers <visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov
> <mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>>
> Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:32 AM
> To: "visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov
> <mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>"
> <visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov <mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>>
> Subject: Re: [visit-developers] Fwd: possible bug in VisIt 2.10
>
> Hello Kevin,
> Actually I do switch Active sources, otherwise I cannot see the
> variables, which I want to add.
>
> Today I did something different and it was worse that last time (first
> time described below I draw the fist plot before I opened the second file):
>
> Open one file and then the second file.  Add A_magnitude with the active
> source BFieldNyJ_A, switch source to BFieldNyJ_J and try to add
> J_magnitude.  I am getting that J_magnitude is invalid variable.
>
> I did some debugging using older versions of VisIt (2.8.1) and see that
> the second magnitude is checked against the list of expressions, does
> not find the name (sees only names related to the first file) and fails
> to add the plot.
>
> Thanks,
> Sveta
>
> On 2/10/16 2:41 PM, Griffin, Kevin S. wrote:
>> Hello Sveta…it looks like your expressions where created when the
>> first file was the active source so it was based on those variables.
>> Once you opened another file it became the active source with
>> different variables so your previous expression isn’t valid with the
>> new file you opened. To test, after you delete the pseudo color plot
>> switch your “Active Source” to the first file and try to Add
>> pseudocolor A__magnitude and draw.
>>
>> -Kevin
>>
>>
>>
>> From: "Svetlana G. Shasharina" <<mailto:sveta at txcorp.com>sveta at txcorp.com>
>> Reply-To: VisIt Developers
>> <<mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>
>> Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 12:16 PM
>> To: "visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov
>> <mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>"
>> <visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov <mailto:visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov>>
>> Subject: Re: [visit-developers] Fwd: possible bug in VisIt 2.10
>>
>> Attaching the second file for the steps in the rejected email.
>>
>> On 2/10/16 1:14 PM, Svetlana G. Shasharina wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I tried earlier with attachments but the email was rejected as the
>>> file size.
>>>
>>> So rewriting it without particular type of files.  One would need two
>>> files, both containing an expression (for example a vector
>>> magnitude).
>>>
>>> Open one file and draw an expression.
>>> Open another file and draw an expression.
>>> Delete one plot.
>>> Add/draw it again.  Visit will complain that it is an invalid variable.
>>>
>>> I will send an identical email again with the second file attached
>>> for the steps listed in the rejected email below.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sveta
>>>
>>>
>>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>>> Subject: 	possible bug in VisIt 2.10
>>> Date: 	Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:52:43 -0700
>>> From: 	Svetlana G. Shasharina <sveta at txcorp.com>
>>> To: 	visit-developers at elist.ornl.gov
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I tried to do the following (El Capitan):
>>>
>>> 1.  Open bFieldNyJ_A_0.h5
>>> 2.  Add psedocolor A_magnitude and draw.
>>> 3.  Open bFieldNyJ_J_0.h5
>>> 3.  Add pseudocolor J_magnitude and draw.
>>> 4.  Delete psedocolor A_magnitude.
>>> 5.  Add psedocolor A_magnitude and draw.
>>>
>>> VisIt complains that A_magnitude is an invalid variable.  Looks like the
>>> expressions get cleared in between steps 4 and 5.
>>> I see the same problem in 2.8.1.
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Sveta
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>



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