VTK 4.2.6 + Python 2.3.4 and VTK Examples problem

Charl P. Botha cpbotha at i_triple_e.org
Thu Jun 3 10:58:24 CEST 2004

In article <2335b39d.0406020426.4522d772 at posting.google.com>, Ron Kneusel wrote:
> I have installed VTK 4.2.6 and Python 2.3.4.  Both are working and I
> can run the VTK Python examples except for those in the GUI directory.
>  These always fail with messages similar to this:
> /home/rkneusel/VTK/Examples/GUI/Python> python2.3 BoxWidget.py
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "BoxWidget.py", line 57, in ?
>     boxWidget = vtk.vtkBoxWidget()
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'vtkBoxWidget'

You forgot to build the Hybrid packages, i.e. VTK_USE_HYBRID should be set
to ON during your cmake configuration.  Many of the classes used in the GUI
examples are part of the Hybrid code.

By the way, it's probably a better idea to post VTK Python problems on the
VTK list.

charl p. botha http://cpbotha.net/ http://visualisation.tudelft.nl/

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