[visit-users] Parallel Axis plot of meshless data

Cyrus D. Harrison cyrush at llnl.gov
Wed Apr 29 12:23:27 EDT 2009


Thanks for the help: I just slapped on some moc columns as the X & Y 
coords.
Another question  - does ParallelAxis support array vars, or do I have 
to add each variable individually?
-Cyrus


Meredith, Jeremy S. wrote:
> Just to correct/clarify myself:
> - in the plaintext reader, you need to specify both an X and Y coordinate to get a point mesh
> - the parallel coordinates plot does not (yet) support curves
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> Jeremy Meredith
> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Meredith, Jeremy S. [mailto:jsmeredith at ornl.gov]
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 12:03 PM
>> To: VisIt software users community
>> Subject: Re: [visit-users] Parallel Axis plot of meshless data
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>> What format is the data currently in?  Is it just raw text file?
>>
>> You're right, the Parallel Coordinates plot (like virtually everything
>> in visit) requires some sort of mesh.  But it does a great job with
>> particle data, so that might be the easiest path.  (E.g. for the
>> PlainText reader in 1D columns, you can just designate the first column
>> as an X variables, which turns the data into a point mesh.  That first
>> column is still available to plot as its original name, IIRC, though,
>> so no harm done.)
>>
>> I should probably know this for sure, but the plot might support
>> curves, too.  (If not, maybe it should....)  Again, for the PlainText
>> reader, just don't designate any X/Y/Z variables, and it'll make curves
>> in the "1D columns" mode.
>>
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>> Jeremy Meredith
>> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Cyrus D. Harrison [mailto:cyrush at llnl.gov]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 11:53 AM
>>> To: VisIt Software Users Community
>>> Subject: [visit-users] Parallel Axis plot of meshless data
>>>
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I have a set of feature vectors  (a table of floats) that I want
>>> explore
>>> using the parallel axis plot.
>>> What is the best way to get this data into the Parallel Axis Plot? Am
>>>       
>> I
>>     
>>> going to neeed to create a throw away mesh?
>>> I believe Parallel Axis supports array variables - this would be the
>>> best b/c I don't want to have to add each variable to the plot one at
>>>       
>> a
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>>> time.
>>> -Cyrus
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