helvinlui at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 13:42:37 CEST 2009
On Jul 9, 6:27 pm, Helvin <helvin... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 9, 11:29 am, Robert Kern <robert.k... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2009-07-08 18:10, Helvin wrote:
> > > Thanks for the fast replies! I will look into how to use VTK now.
> > > Where would I find VTK's explicit support for PyQt?
> > Wrapping/Python/vtk/qt4/ in the VTK sources.
> > > Because I have installed VTK (using its installer) and pyVTK (using
> > > its setup.py file), but how do I actually use it in my code? According
> > > to:http://www.nabble.com/embedded-VTK-window-in-PyQt-application-td23521...,
> > > I have tried 'import vtk', but python can't find the vtk module.
> > Then you have not installed VTK's Python bindings correctly. Note that pyVTK is
> > just a library for manipulating VTK files. The VTK Python bindings are part of
> > VTK's distribution itself. Exactly how did you install VTK? Did you compile it
> > yourself?
> > --
> > Robert Kern
> > "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
> > that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
> > an underlying truth."
> > -- Umberto Eco
> You mean, when I download VTK, the VTK Python bindings come with it?
> I downloaded VTK from:http://vtk.org/files/release/5.4/
> I downloaded pyVTK from:http://pypi.python.org/pypi/PyVTK/0.4.67
> And then installed it by the command 'python setup.py install'
> according to:http://cens.ioc.ee/projects/pyvtk/
> I understand that this command runs the file called 'setup.py' that
> came with the pyVTK download.
> Thanks so much for your help! I am very desperate now...
I googled: vtk for beginners python.
>From there, I found this: http://www.nabble.com/pls-help-how-to-install-VTK-and-run-td14977428.html
And from there, this: http://www-viz.tamu.edu/courses/viza658/08spring/tutorials/WinVTKInstall.html
This last one has very detailed info about how to get started with
VTK. I am now redoing the installing VTK thing. Hope it will work.
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