ParaView Sphere Source

Sphere Source in ParaView Sphere Source in ParaView

The Sphere source uses the VTK source vtkSphereSource. The source generates and displays a sphere or portion of a sphere.

  1. The user selects Source->Sphere from the main menu. This will open the Sphere Source interface.
  2. The Center boxes allow the user to specify the center of the sphere to be created.
  3. The Radius box allows the user to specify the radius of the sphere to be created.
  4. The Theta Resolution box allows the user to specify how many divisions will be created in the theta direction. More divisions allows for a smoother appearance for the sphere.
  5. The Start Theta indicates the starting angle in the theta direction for the sphere.
  6. The End Theta indicates the ending angle in the theta direction for the sphere.
  7. The Phi Resolution box allows the user to specify how many divisions will be created in the phi direction. More divisions allow for a smoother appearance for the sphere.
  8. The Start Phi indicates the starting angle in the phi direction for the sphere.
  9. The End Phi indicates the ending angle in the phi direction for the sphere.
  10. The Apply button must be pressed before the sphere will be generated.

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