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

Harrison, Cyrus D. harrison37 at llnl.gov
Sun Jul 12 14:15:33 EDT 2015


Hi Jesse,

You can find the example data here:

http://visitusers.org/index.php?title=Tutorial_Data

Also, some broader context here:

http://visitusers.org/index.php?title=VisIt_Tutorial


-Cyrus

On Jul 10, 2015, at 5:46 PM, Jesse Samluk <sevensam at udel.edu> wrote:

> 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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