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

Harrison, Cyrus D. harrison37 at llnl.gov
Fri Jul 17 17:49:03 EDT 2015


Hi Jesse,

Sure - if you send a screenshot and we can help map the concepts between the tools. 

-Cyrus

On Jul 16, 2015, at 10:33 AM, Jesse Samluk <sevensam at udel.edu> wrote:

> Cyrus,
> 
>  First thanks for all of your help. I guess I’m stuck in Paraview world and I am trying to use Visit for the vtk files I generated.
> 
>   Is it possible to send a screen shot of Paraview and ask the community to assist me in translating items to Visit?
> 
>   For instance, I have an object called Tube and StreamTracer in Paraview. What’s the equivalent in Visit? Contour?
> 
> 
>    Thanks!
>    Jesse
>> On Jul 12, 2015, at 2:15 PM, Harrison, Cyrus D. <harrison37 at llnl.gov> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Jesse,
>> 
>> You can find the example data here:
>> 
>> hxxp://visitusers.org/index.php?title=Tutorial_Data
>> 
>> Also, some broader context here:
>> 
>> hxxp://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:
>>>> 
>>>> hxxp://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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