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Old   October 2, 2008, 04:38
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Hi all

I find that all my results draw by paraview are "Perspective View". For example, for a framewire cube, when I put one of its surface parallel to the screen, I always see all the edges because of the perspective effect.

Now I want something in "Orthogonal View", the same in CAD programmes, i.e. in OpenGL, I want a result using glOrtho() instead of glPerspective().

How can I achieve this? Any advice is appreciate.

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Old   October 2, 2008, 04:58
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Dear Ka Liu,

on left top of the main window,in which your model is viewed, are some small buttons. You can change the projection method in one of them, I think the 2nd from the right.

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Old   October 2, 2008, 05:28
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Hi Thomas

Thank you for your help. I didn't know this kind of thing is called "Parallel Projection" in paraview. Now I get what I wanted.

The location of the toggle is "Edit View Options"-->"Gerneral"-->Use parallel projection.

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