ParaView Curvature

Curvature Filter in ParaView
Curvature Filter in ParaView

The Curvature filter (which utilizes vtkCurvatures) is used to compute the Gaussian or mean curvature at every point in the mesh.

  1. First the user selects the data they wish to operate on from the Selection Window. It will be highlighted yellow when this occurs.
  2. The user can then select Filter->Alphabetical->Curvature from the main menu.
  3. The user can then select whether to use the Gaussian or mean curvature from the Curvature Type menu.
  4. The user can select to invert the mean curvature using the checkbox.
  5. The Apply button must be pressed before the request will be processed.

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