Difference between revisions of "ParaView/Users Guide/List of writers"

From KitwarePublic
Jump to navigationJump to search
Line 196: Line 196:
  
  
Writer to write unstructured grid data as an EnSight file. Binary files <br>
+
Writer to write unstructured grid data as an EnSight file. Binary files written on one system may not be readable on other systems. Be sure to specify the endian-ness of the file when reading it into EnSight.<br>
written on one system may not be readable on other systems. Be sure to <br>
 
specify the endian-ness of the file when reading it into EnSight.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 216: Line 214:
 
| '''Ghost Level'''<br>''(GhostLevel)''
 
| '''Ghost Level'''<br>''(GhostLevel)''
 
|
 
|
The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that
+
The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost levels.
some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost
 
levels.
 
  
 
| 0
 
| 0
Line 228: Line 224:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 245: Line 240:
  
  
Writer to write Exodus II files. Refere to http://endo.sandia.gov/SEACAS/ <br>
+
Writer to write Exodus II files. Refere to http://endo.sandia.gov/SEACAS/ for more information about the Exodus II format.<br>
for more information about the Exodus II format.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 264: Line 258:
 
| '''Ghost Level'''<br>''(GhostLevel)''
 
| '''Ghost Level'''<br>''(GhostLevel)''
 
|
 
|
The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that
+
The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost levels.
some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost
 
levels.
 
  
 
| 0
 
| 0
Line 276: Line 268:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 290: Line 281:
 
| '''Write All Time Steps'''<br>''(WriteAllTimeSteps)''
 
| '''Write All Time Steps'''<br>''(WriteAllTimeSteps)''
 
|
 
|
When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed
+
When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.
once for each timestep available from the reader.
 
  
 
| 0
 
| 0
Line 304: Line 294:
  
  
Writer to write a binary UNC meta image data. This is a fairly simple <br>
+
Writer to write a binary UNC meta image data. This is a fairly simple yet powerful format consisting of a text header and a binary data section. MetaImage headers are expected to have extension: ".mha" or ".mhd"<br>
yet powerful format consisting of a text header and a binary data <br>
 
section. <br>
 
MetaImage headers are expected to have extension: ".mha" or ".mhd"<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 325: Line 312:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 342: Line 328:
  
  
Writer to write any type of data object in a legacy vtk data file. <br>
+
Writer to write any type of data object in a legacy vtk data file. This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to first node and saves 1 file.<br>
This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to<br>
 
first node and saves 1 file.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 362: Line 346:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 376: Line 359:
 
| '''Write All Time Steps'''<br>''(WriteAllTimeSteps)''
 
| '''Write All Time Steps'''<br>''(WriteAllTimeSteps)''
 
|
 
|
When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed
+
When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.
once for each timestep available from the reader.
 
  
 
| 0
 
| 0
Line 400: Line 382:
  
  
Writer to write image data as a PNG file. It supports 1 to 4 component<br>
+
Writer to write image data as a PNG file. It supports 1 to 4 component data of unsigned char or unsigned short.<br>
data of unsigned char or unsigned short.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 419: Line 400:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 436: Line 416:
  
  
Writer to write polygonal data in Stanford University PLY format. The <br>
+
Writer to write polygonal data in Stanford University PLY format. The data can be written in either binary (little or big endian) or ASCII representation. As for PointData and CellData, vtkPLYWriter cannot <br>
data can be written in either binary (little or big endian) or ASCII <br>
+
handle normals or vectors. It only handles RGB PointData and CellData. This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to first node and saves 1 file.<br>
representation. As for PointData and CellData, vtkPLYWriter cannot <br>
 
handle normals or vectors. It only handles RGB PointData and CellData. <br>
 
This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to<br>
 
first node and saves 1 file.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 459: Line 435:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 486: Line 461:
  
  
STLWriter writes stereo lithography (.stl) files in either ASCII or<br>
+
STLWriter writes stereo lithography (.stl) files in either ASCII or binary form. Stereo lithography files only contain triangles. If polygons with more than 3 vertices are present, only the first 3 vertices are written. Use TriangleFilter to convert polygons to triangles. This version of the reader is used when running in parallel. It gathers all the geometry to first node and saves 1 file.<br>
binary form. Stereo lithography files only contain triangles. If<br>
 
polygons with more than 3 vertices are present, only the first 3<br>
 
vertices are written. Use TriangleFilter to convert polygons to<br>
 
triangles. This version of the reader is used when running in<br>
 
parallel. It gathers all the geometry to first node and saves 1 file.<br>
 
  
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
 
{| class="PropertiesTable" border="1" cellpadding="5"
Line 509: Line 479:
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
| '''Input'''<br>''(Input)''
 
|
 
|
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the
+
The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.
file.
 
  
 
|
 
|
Line 586: Line 555:
 
| '''Encode Appended Data'''<br>''(EncodeAppendedData)''
 
| '''Encode Appended Data'''<br>''(EncodeAppendedData)''
 
|
 
|
When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding
+
When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).
when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).
 
  
 
| 0
 
| 0

Revision as of 06:42, 6 June 2011

AnimationSceneImageWriter

Internal writer to used paraview uses when it disconnects the GUI.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to save the animation into.

Frame Rate
(FrameRate)

Get/Set the frame rate to use for saving the animation. This frame rate is the frame rate that gets saved in the movie file generated, if applicable. If does not affect the FrameRate set on the animation scene at all. In other words, this is the playback frame rate and not the animation generation frame rate.

0
Magnification
(Magnification)

The magnification factor to use for the saved animation.

1

The value must be greater than or equal to 1.



CSVWriter

Writer to write CSV files from table. In parallel, it delivers the table to the root node and then saves the CSV. For composite datasets, it saves multiple csv files.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkTable.


Write All Time Steps
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



DataSetCSVWriter

Writer to write CSV files from any dataset. Set FieldAssociation to choose whether cell data/point data needs to be saved. In parallel, it delivers the table to the root node and then saves the
CSV. For composite datasets, it saves multiple csv files.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkDataSet.


Write All Time Steps
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Field Association
(FieldAssociation)

Select the attribute data to pass.

0

The value must be one of the following: Points (0), Cells (1), Field Data (2).



DataSetWriter

Writer to write any type of data object in a legacy vtk data file. Cannot be used for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkDataObject.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


File Type
(FileType)

The type for the data file (i.e. ascii or binary).

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (1), Binary (2).



EnSightWriter

Writer to write unstructured grid data as an EnSight file. Binary files written on one system may not be readable on other systems. Be sure to specify the endian-ness of the file when reading it into EnSight.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Ghost Level
(GhostLevel)

The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost levels.

0

The value must be greater than or equal to 0.


Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkUnstructuredGrid.



ExodusIIWriter

Writer to write Exodus II files. Refere to http://endo.sandia.gov/SEACAS/ for more information about the Exodus II format.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Ghost Level
(GhostLevel)

The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost levels.

0

The value must be greater than or equal to 0.


Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkCompositeDataSet, vtkDataSet.


Write All Time Steps
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



MetaImageWriter

Writer to write a binary UNC meta image data. This is a fairly simple yet powerful format consisting of a text header and a binary data section. MetaImage headers are expected to have extension: ".mha" or ".mhd"

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkImageData.



PDataSetWriter

Writer to write any type of data object in a legacy vtk data file. This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to first node and saves 1 file.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkDataObject.


Write All Time Steps
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


File Type
(FileType)

The type for the data file (i.e. ascii or binary).

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (1), Binary (2).



PNGWriter

Writer to write image data as a PNG file. It supports 1 to 4 component data of unsigned char or unsigned short.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkImageData.



PPLYWriter

Writer to write polygonal data in Stanford University PLY format. The data can be written in either binary (little or big endian) or ASCII representation. As for PointData and CellData, vtkPLYWriter cannot
handle normals or vectors. It only handles RGB PointData and CellData. This version is used when running in parallel. It gathers data to first node and saves 1 file.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkPolyData.


File Type
(FileType)

The type for the data file (i.e. ascii or binary).

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (1), Binary (2).



PSTLWriter

STLWriter writes stereo lithography (.stl) files in either ASCII or binary form. Stereo lithography files only contain triangles. If polygons with more than 3 vertices are present, only the first 3 vertices are written. Use TriangleFilter to convert polygons to triangles. This version of the reader is used when running in parallel. It gathers all the geometry to first node and saves 1 file.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkPolyData.


File Type
(FileType)

The type for the data file (i.e. ascii or binary).

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (1), Binary (2).



XMLDataSetWriterBase

Base for all XML-based file-series writers.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLHierarchicalBoxDataWriter

Writer to write a hierarchical box in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing as well as serial writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkHierarchicalBoxDataSet.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLHyperOctreeWriter

Writer to write unstructured grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkHyperOctree.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLImageDataWriter

Writer to write image data in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkImageData.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLMultiBlockDataWriter

Writer to write a multiblock dataset in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing as well as serial writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkMultiBlockDataSet.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPImageDataWriter

Writer to write image data in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkImageData.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPPolyDataWriter

Writer to write polydata in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkPolyData.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPRectilinearGridWriter

Writer to write rectilinear grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkRectilinearGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPStructuredGridWriter

Writer to write structured grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkStructuredGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPUnstructuredGridWriter

Writer to write unstructured grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Can be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkUnstructuredGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLPVAnimationWriter

Internal writer proxy used when saving animation geometry to save all
parts of the current source to the file with pieces spread across the
server processes.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

Name of the file to write.

Representations
(Representations)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.


XMLPVDWriter

Writer to write ParaView data files (pvd). It is used to save all pieces
of a source/filter to a file with pieces spread across the server
processes.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Ghost Level
(GhostLevel)

The number of ghost levels to include in the output file(s). Note that some writers (such as ExodusIIWriter) may not support writing ghost levels.

0

The value must be greater than or equal to 0.


Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the files.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkDataSet.



XMLPolyDataWriter

Writer to write poly data in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkPolyData.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLRectilinearGridWriter

Writer to write rectilinear grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkRectilinearGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLStructuredGridWriter

Writer to write structured grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkStructuredGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XMLUnstructuredGridWriter

Writer to write unstructured grid in a xml-based vtk data file. Cannot be used
for parallel writing.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkUnstructuredGrid.


Write all timesteps as file-series
(WriteAllTimeSteps)

When WriteAllTimeSteps is turned ON, the writer is executed once for each timestep available from the reader.

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.


Compressor Type
(CompressorType)

The compression algorithm used to compress binary data (appended mode only).

0

The value must be one of the following: None (0), ZLib (1).


Data Mode
(DataMode)

The mode uses for writing the file's data i.e. ascii, binary, appended binary.

2

The value must be one of the following: Ascii (0), Binary (1), Appended (2).


Encode Appended Data
(EncodeAppendedData)

When EncodeAppendedData is turned ON, the writer uses base64 encoding when writing binary data (only if appended mode is selected).

0

Only the values 0 and 1 are accepted.



XdmfWriter

Writer to write data in eXtensible Data Model and Format *(XDMF) files.

Property Description Default Value(s) Restrictions
File Name
(FileName)

The name of the file to be written.

Input
(Input)

The input filter/source whose output dataset is to written to the file.

The selected object must be the result of the following: sources (includes readers), filters.


The selected dataset must be one of the following types (or a subclass of one of them): vtkDataSet.