[visit-users] Some questions for a first time user not on the FAQs

Jesse Samluk sevensam at udel.edu
Fri Jul 10 20:46:25 EDT 2015


Cyrus,

  Quick question - looking at the wiki, but where is the sample file for a Mac? The file that the example references isn’t there.

  Sorry - can you point me in the right direction when you get a chance?
  
 Thanks!
   Jesse
> On Jul 6, 2015, at 12:07 PM, Harrison, Cyrus D. <harrison37 at llnl.gov> wrote:
> 
> Hi Jesse,
> 
> 1) Sorry for the confusion -  for OSX, you can simply download the dmg and drag the “VisIt” app bundle to wherever you like and double click it to run VisIt.
> 
> 2) Yes, VisIt can open VTK files. When you open a file, VisIt won’t plot anything by default.  Try creating a “Pseudocolor” or “Mesh” plot. 
> 
> Here is some more helpful content from our users’ wiki:
> 
> http://visitusers.org/index.php?title=VisIt-tutorial-basics
> 
> -Cyrus
> 
> On Jul 6, 2015, at 6:19 AM, Jesse Samluk <sevensam at udel.edu> wrote:
> 
>> Greetings all,
>> 
>> First time user to VisIt. Two quick questions for now.
>> 
>> 1.) Installation - for Mac OSX it says I need to download an install script, but it seems to open fine. Where would I put the install script? I installed version 2.9.2.
>> 
>> 2.) Can VisiT open .vtk files? If so, can someone provide a readme on that? I tried opening, but I don’t see anything appear. Admittedly I am from the ParaView world.
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> Jesse
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