ParaView Feature Edges

Feature Edges Filter in ParaView Feature Edges Filter in ParaView

The Feature Edges filter uses the VTK filter vtkFeatureEdges. The filter can extract lines along sharp edges or boundaries of a surface.

  1. First the user selects the data they wish to operate on from the Selection Window. It will be highlighted when this occurs.
  2. The user can then select Filter->Alphabetical->Feature Edges from the main menu.
  3. The user can select from the following checkboxes:
    1. Select to extract boundary edges.
    2. Select to extract feature edges.
    3. Select to extract non-manifold edges.
    4. Select to extract manifold edges.
    5. Select to color the edges by type.
    6. Select the feature angle, which by default is 30 degrees.
  4. The Apply button must be pressed before the output will be generated.

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