[visit-users] Making a movie

Weiguang Guan guanw at rhpcs.mcmaster.ca
Wed Apr 22 17:28:51 EDT 2009


Thank you very much. I will read them.

Weiguang

On Wed, 22 Apr 2009, tom fogal wrote:

> Weiguang Guan <guanw at rhpcs.mcmaster.ca> writes:
>> Can I make a movie that plays through time steps from a time-varying
>> camera instead of fixed camera,
>
> Yes.
>
>> and how? Thanks.
>
> See:
>
>  http://www.visitusers.org/index.php?title=VisIt-tutorial-moviemaking
>
> to get started, particularly if you've never made a movie w/ VisIt
> before.  Then read:
>
>  http://www.visitusers.org/index.php?title=Making_Movies
>
> for basic python scripting notes, and how to put the movie together at
> the end of the process.
>
> Finally, see:
>
>  http://www.visitusers.org/index.php?title=Pin37_movie
>
> for a complete example; note the `FlyView' method which modifies the
> camera.  Later in the script, there is a loop which starts:
>
>  for i in range((TimeSliderGetNStates()/2)+1):
>    timestep = 2*i
>    ...
>
> if you follow the loop's logic, you'll note that `i' (the current
> timestep) and the total number of timesteps get propagated to the
> FlyView method.
>
> HTH,
>
> -tom
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