[Vtkcharts] Priorities

Marcus D. Hanwell marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Mon Mar 28 20:08:53 EDT 2011


Yes, you will need to pull an updated version of VTK. There are several new bits of API in the VTK Charts module that are needed by vtkCharts too.

Marcus

On Mar 28, 2011, at 3:44 PM, Benne, Kyle wrote:

> I'm getting a build error, but I'm pretty sured I correctly pulled the latest VTK source.
> 
> vtkCharts/Axis.cxx|22 col 20| error: vtkNew.h: No such file or directory
> 
> Is vtkNew.h something "new"?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 16, 2011, at 2:53 PM, Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
> 
>> Lots of changes pushed into vtkCharts, working my way through the
>> list. When you get chance I would appreciate comments on the new Axis
>> and Legend classes. There are a few other bigger changes I am
>> finishing off, but what is there should be functional. You can use the
>> supplied tests to check how things work.
>> 
>> Marcus
>> 
>> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Marcus D. Hanwell
>> <marcus.hanwell at kitware.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks Kyle. I have already started working on several of the first
>>> priority items, and just pushed the top one. Quite a few of these
>>> shouldn't take too long to get in, and I will get back to you on the
>>> items further down. It was great discussing this work in person and I
>>> will be pushing several updates as they are ready.
>>> 
>>> Marcus
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Benne, Kyle <Kyle.Benne at nrel.gov> wrote:
>>>> --First Priority--
>>>> 
>>>> Add line style "none".
>>>> 
>>>> Add marker styles and sizes
>>>> 
>>>> Add axis class with functionality to set: number of tics, min, max, style.
>>>> 
>>>> Add legend class or similar to control legend/series names, style, and position.
>>>> 
>>>> Add setAxisCorner, e.g. LowerLeft, to BaseChart
>>>> 
>>>> LayeredChart class that forms the basis of a group of several layered charts.
>>>> 
>>>> GridChart class for making MxN grids of charts
>>>> 
>>>> Add control over color map
>>>> 
>>>> --- Would like ---
>>>> 
>>>> Add getters where appropriate.
>>>> 
>>>> Line chart constructor from Matrix containing multiple series,  and bar chart constructor from matrix
>>>> 
>>>> Add text annotations with control over style and position.  Optional leader would be nice.
>>>> 
>>>> Irregular grid per Brent's request.  Brent can provide clarification if needed. (Dan says: "To me this is ability to set x values for a MxN matrix as either length M or Mx1 for centers vs edges and same for y")
>>>> 
>>>> Unstructed heatmap, e.g. convolve kernel with scatterplot
>>>> 
>>>> ImageChart with constructor from image file path
>>>> 
>>>> --- Would like / future work ---
>>>> 
>>>> Geospatial chart.
>>>> 
>>>> Pyschrometric chart
>>>> 
>>>> EPS output.
>>>> 
>>> 
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